Notice of Change/Withdrawal

Division of Environmental Health
64E-28.006: Education Course Requirements
Notice is hereby given that the following changes have been made to the proposed rule in accordance with subparagraph 120.54(3)(d)1., F.S., published in Vol. 38 No. 1, January 6, 2012 issue of the Florida Administrative Weekly.

64E-28.006 Education Course Requirements.

(1) Effective January 1, 2012, a All educational courses per subparagraph 381.00775(2)(b)4., F.S., shall be approved by the department. Any person seeking approval of an education course shall submit a request for determination of compliance with the requirements of this rule to the Department of Health, Bureau of Community Environmental Health, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #A08, Tallahassee, FL 32399. All requests for course approval shall be handled in accordance with Section 120.60, F.S. Requests for course approval shall include submission of the following documentation:

(a) through (f) No change.

(2) through (3) No change.

(a) No change.

(b) Identity verification and validation shall occur prior to the initiation of the internet course, using an identity verifying technology that seeks verification through internet databases using information that is specific to the student’s identity using credit bureau contacts. Following initial identity verification, validation shall occur at least every hour during the course and prior to completing the test.

(c) No change.

(d) At a minimum, the course provider shall include on the internet registration form, initial blocks in which the student indicates agreement with the following information:

1. That the student who registers for the course is the person taking the course.

2. That the student will be asked time-limited identity validation questions during the internet course. The validation questions will ask the student questions about themselves based on information provided by them and obtained through internet databases as described in paragraph (b), above credit bureaus. Failure by a student to answer an identity validation question during a 60-second response time period or a student providing more than one incorrect answer to an identity validation question will cause the course to automatically terminate. Upon termination, a 1-hour waiting period is required before the student is allowed to register again.

(e) through (f) No change.

(4) In order to ensure that the requirements of this section are met, the department may annually register and take the course, as any interested student would. In order to allow such inspection, the course provider shall reimburse the department the cost of the course.

(5) through (7) No change.