The Board held a public hearing on this rule on March 2, 2007, in
The changes are as follows:
(1) Technologist Qualifications. Degrees or semester hours of academic credit required in this section shall be obtained at a regionally accredited college or university or, if foreign education, equated pursuant to subsection 64B3-6.002(6), F.A.C. Applicants for technologist licensure in the categories of microbiology, serology/immunology, chemistry, hematology, immunohematology, histocompatibility, blood banking, cytology, cytogenetics, histology, molecular pathology, andrology and embryology shall have
one hour of Board approved HIV/AIDS continuing education, a Board approved 2-hour course relating to the prevention of medical errors, which shall include root-cause analysis, error reduction and prevention, and patient safety.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE CHANGE IS: Joe Baker, Jr., Executive Director, Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel,