The Board proposes to add new language for requirements for eligibility of licensure.  


  • RULE NO: RULE TITLE
    64B14-4.003: Documentation of Eligibility for Licensure
    PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Board proposes to add new language for requirements for eligibility of licensure.
    SUMMARY: New language is being added for requirements for eligibility of licensure.
    SUMMARY OF STATEMENT 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: 468.802 FS.
    LAW IMPLEMENTED: 456.013(1), (7), 468.803 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: Joe Baker, Jr., 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:

    64B14-4.003 Documentation of Eligibility for Licensure.

    (1) In order to establish eligibility for licensure as an orthotist or prosthetist under Section 468.803(3)(a) or (b), F.S., the applicant must submit an Application for Licensure, form DH-MQA 1132m 8/08, herein incorporated by reference, which is available from the Board office or at the board’s website: http://www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa/OrthPros/index.html, and provide:

    (a) through (d) No change.

    (e) Documentation of completion of the mandatory courses.

    (2) In order to establish eligibility for licensure as an orthotic fitter under Section 468.803(3)(c), F.S., the applicant must provide at a minimum:

    (a) through (d) No change.

    (e) Documentation of completion of the mandatory courses.

    (3) In order to establish eligibility for licensure as an orthotic fitter assistant under Section 468.803(3)(d), F.S., the applicant must provide at a minimum:

    (a) through (c) No change.

    (d) Documentation of completion of the mandatory courses.

    (4) In order to establish eligibility for licensure as a pedorthist under Section 468.803(3)(e), F.S., the applicant must provide at a minimum:

    (a) through (c) No change.

    (d) Documentation of completion of the mandatory courses.

    (5) Each applicant, as a condition to initial licensure, shall attend and provide proof of attending, a Board approved two-hour course relating to the prevention of medical errors. The course must include a study of root-cause analysis, error reduction and prevention, and patient safety.

    Rulemaking Specific Authority 468.802 FS. Law Implemented 456.013(1), (7), 468.803 FS. History–New 12-10-98, Amended 11-11-02, 11-1-05, 9-21-06, 4-19-09,_________.


    NAME OF PERSON ORIGINATING PROPOSED RULE: Board of Orthotists and Prosthetists
    NAME OF AGENCY HEAD WHO APPROVED THE PROPOSED RULE: Board of Orthotists and Prosthetists
    DATE PROPOSED RULE APPROVED BY AGENCY HEAD: December 10, 2009
    DATE NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT PUBLISHED IN FAW: January 15, 2010

Document Information

Comments Open:
2/12/2010
Summary:
New language is being added for requirements for eligibility of licensure.
Purpose:
The Board proposes to add new language for requirements for eligibility of licensure.
Rulemaking Authority:
468.802 FS.
Law:
456.013(1), (7), 468.803 FS.
Contact:
Joe Baker, Jr., Executive Director, Board of Orthotists and Prosthetists /MQA, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C07, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3257
Related Rules: (1)
64B14-4.003. Documentation of Eligibility for Licensure