64B14-5.005: Mandatory Courses
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Board proposes to amend the rule to add language to be certain that mandatory course approval may not be delegated by the Board and that the prevention of medical errors course shall cover the substance of proper record keeping in the prevention of medical errors.
SUMMARY: The rule is being amended to revise the continuing education requirements.
SUMMARY OF STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COSTS AND LEGISLATIVE RATIFICATION:
The Agency has determined that this will not have an adverse impact on small business or likely increase directly or indirectly regulatory costs in excess of $200,000 in the aggregate within one year after the implementation of the rule. A SERC has not been prepared by the agency.
The Agency has determined that the proposed rule is not expected to require legislative ratification based on the statement of estimated regulatory costs or if no SERC is required, the information expressly relied upon and described herein: During discussion of the economic impact of this rule at its Board meeting, the Board, based upon the expertise and experience of its members, determined that a Statement of Estimated Regulatory Costs (SERC) was not necessary and that the rule will not require ratification by the Legislature. No person or interested party submitted additional information regarding the economic impact at that time.
Any person who wishes to provide information regarding a statement of estimated regulatory costs, or provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days of this notice.
RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 468.802, 468.806(3) FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 468.802, 468.803, 468.806(3) FS.
IF REQUESTED WITHIN 21 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE, A HEARING WILL BE SCHEDULED AND ANNOUNCED IN THE FAW.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: Bruce Deterding, Executive Director, Board of Orthotists and Prosthetists /MQA, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C07, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3257
THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE IS:
64B14-5.005 Mandatory Courses.
(1) Mandatory courses consist of the following:
(a) No change.
(b) Two hours relating to the prevention of medical errors, which shall include a study of root cause analysis, error reduction and prevention,
and patient safety and medical records training; and
(c) through (d) No change.
(2) through (3) No change.
(4) Mandatory courses set forth in paragraphs (1)(a), (b) and (c) must be individually approved by the Board and such approval shall not be delegated.
(5) through (6) No change.
Rulemaking Authority 468.802, 468.806(3) FS. Law Implemented 468.802, 468.803, 468.806(3)
468.808, 468.809 FS. History–New 4-12-10,__________.