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10.32.08.00.htm 10.32.08.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 32 BOARD OF PHYSICIANS Chapter 08 Licensure of Athletic Trainers Authority: Health Occupations Article, §1-213, 1-606, 14-205 and 14-5D-01―14-5D-20, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.32.08.01.htm 10.32.08.01. 01 Scope.. A. This chapter governs the practice of athletic training.. B. This chapter does not prohibit an athletic training student who is enrolled in an accredited athletic training educational program from performing without pay any of the procedures described in this chapter as part of that program’s athletic training clinical curriculum.C. This chapter does not prohibit an individual from practicing a health occupation that the individual is authorized to prac
10.32.08.02.htm 10.32.08.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Accredited athletic training educational program” means an athletic training educational program that:a) Awards either a bachelor’s or master’s degree in athletic training; and. b) Is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education or its successor.. 2) “Alternate supervising physician” means one or more physicians designate
10.32.08.03.htm 10.32.08.03. 03 Committee.. A. The Board shall establish a committee composed of the following individuals:. 1) Three licensed physicians meeting the following criteria:. a) At least one physician shall be a specialist in orthopedic or sports medicine; and. b) At least two of the physicians shall currently be or in the past have been partnered with or directed an athletic trainer;2) Three athletic trainers who meet the following criteria:.
10.32.08.04.htm 10.32.08.04. 04 Qualifications for Licensure as an Athletic Trainer.. A. An applicant for licensure as an athletic trainer shall:. 1) Complete an application on a form supplied by the Board;. 2) Pay an application fee as specified in Regulation .08 of this chapter; and. 3) Submit all documentation which the Board requires to evaluate the application.. B. To qualify, an applicant shall meet all of the following requirements:. 1) Be 18 years old or older;. 2) Be of good moral character;.
10.32.08.05.htm 10.32.08.05. 05 Scope of Practice.. A. The scope of practice of an athletic trainer in the domain of injury prevention and wellness protection includes the following:1) Minimization of risk of injury of athletes through awareness and education;. 2) Monitoring of environmental conditions to facilitate individual and group safety of athletes;. 3) Maintenance or enhancement of physical conditioning of athletes; and. 4) Promotion of a healthy lifestyle of athletes using appropriate education
10.32.08.06.htm 10.32.08.06. 06 Evaluation and Treatment Protocol.. A. Contents. The evaluation and treatment protocol shall include the following:. 1) Identification, licensure information, and signature of the:. a) Licensed athletic trainer; and. b) Licensed supervising physician;. 2) Information about where the athletic trainer practices, including:. a) Addresses of the primary employer and supervising physician; and. b) Identification of the settings where the athletic trainer may practice;.
10.32.08.07.htm 10.32.08.07. 07 Renewal, Reinstatement, Continuing Education, and Change in Name or Address.. A. Renewal.. 1) The Board may not renew a license until the Comptroller of Maryland has verified that the individual has paid all undisputed taxes and unemployment insurance contributions, or arranged for repayment, as required by COMAR 10.31.02.2) An individual who has been licensed by the Board as an athletic trainer may renew the license every 2 years on the date specified by the Board by:
10.32.08.08.htm 10.32.08.08. 08 Fees.. The following fees are applicable to athletic trainers.. A. Initial licensure fee ― $200;. B. License renewal fees:. 1) License renewal fee ― $135; and. 2) Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) fee ― as determined by MHCC under COMAR 10.25.03;. C. Reinstatement fee ― $200;. D. Evaluation and treatment protocol ― $100;. E. Written verification fee ― $25; and. F. Replacement of license fee ― $25..
10.32.08.09.htm 10.32.08.09. 09 Prohibited Conduct.. A. Subject to the hearing provisions of Health Occupations Article, §14-405, Annotated Code of Maryland, the Board may deny a license to any applicant, reprimand any licensee, place any licensee on probation, or suspend or revoke a license if the applicant or licensee:1) Fraudulently or deceptively obtains or attempts to obtain a license for the applicant, for the licensee, or for another;2) Fraudulently or deceptively uses a license;.
10.32.08.10.htm 10.32.08.10. 10 Investigations, Hearings, and Appeals.. A. Complaints alleging prohibited conduct shall be referred to the Board to be investigated according to the Board’s procedures.B. A hearing on charges issued under Regulation .09A of this chapter or Health Occupations Article, §14-5D-14(a) Annotated Code of Maryland, shall be held in accordance with the hearing provisions of Health Occupations Article, §14-405 and 14-5D-15, Annotated Code of Maryland.C. Proceedings for crimes
10.32.08.11.htm 10.32.08.11. 11 Fines, Penalties, and Sanctioning Guidelines.. A. An individual who violates any provision of Health Occupations Article, Title 14, Subtitle 5D, Annotated Code of Maryland, is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $1,000, or imprisonment not exceeding 1 year, or both.B. The Board may impose a civil fine of not more than $5,000 on an individual who violates any provision of Health Occupations Article, Title 14, Subtitle 5D, Annotated Code o
10.32.08.12.htm 10.32.08.12. 12 Sanctioning Guidelines for Athletic Trainers.. A. Subject to provisions of Regulation .11D―E of this chapter, the Board may impose sanctions as outlined in §B of this regulation on athletic trainers for violations of Health Occupations Article, §14-5D-14, Annotated Code of Maryland.B. Range of Sanctions.. Ground. Maximum Sanction. Minimum Sanction. Maximum Fine. Minimum Fine. 1) Fraudulently or deceptively obtains or attempts to obtain a license for the applicant, for the li
10.32.08.9999.htm 10.32.08.9999. Administrative History Effective date: July 22, 2013 (40:14 Md. R. 1176). Regulation .06A amended effective August 15, 2016 (43:16 Md. R. 900). Regulation .07 amended effective January 2, 2017 (43:26 Md. R. 1446).
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