64B11-2.002: Admission by Endorsement
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Board proposes the substantial re-wording of the rule to update the rule, striking out Admission and replacing with Application as well as clarifying when the Board will the waive the examination requirements of Section 468.211, F.S.
SUMMARY: The rule changes the title to reflect the correct description of the endorsement process. The rule clarifies that only Section 468.213(1), F.S. is implemented by this rule, and provides the requirements for applying for licensure by endorsement through national certification.
SUMMARY OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COSTS: No Statement of Estimated Regulatory Cost was prepared.
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.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 468.204 FS., 468.213 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 468.213 FS.
IF REQUESTED WITHIN 21 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE, A HEARING WILL BE SCHEDULED AND ANNOUNCED IN FAW.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: Susan Love, Executive Director, Board of Occupational Therapy Practice/MQA, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin # C05, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3255
THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE IS:
(Substantial rewording of Rule 64B11-2.002 follows. See Florida Administrative Code for present text.)
Admission by Endorsement(Substantial re-wording)
The Board shall waive the examination requirements of Section 468.211 Florida Statutes and Section 64B11-2.006, F.A.C. for an occupational therapist by endorsement applicant who demonstrates proof of current certification as an occupational therapist by a national certifying organization, if the requirements for such certification are equivalent to the examination, education, and supervised fieldwork experience requirements contained within Sections 468.206(1)(b),(c), 468.211, Florida Statutes and Sections 64B11-2.006, 64B11-2.011, F.A.C.
Specific Authority: 468.204 FS., 468.213(1) FS. Law Implemented: 468.213(1) FS. History–New