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10.40.02.00.htm 10.40.02.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 40 BOARD OF PODIATRIC MEDICAL EXAMINERS Chapter 02 Licensing and Continuing Education Requirements Authority: Health Occupations Article, §16-205(a) 16-301, 16-302(h) 16-302.1, 16-303(a) 16-307, 16-308, and 16-311(28) Annotated Code of Maryland
10.40.02.01.htm 10.40.02.01. 01 Scope.. These regulations govern all podiatrists licensed to practice in the State..
10.40.02.02.htm 10.40.02.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Board" means the Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners.. 2) "Credit hour" means 1 program hour..
10.40.02.03.htm 10.40.02.03. 03 Initial Licensing and License Renewal.. A. Initial Licensing.. 1) To qualify for licensure, an applicant shall:. a) Meet all of the requirements as identified in Health Occupations Article, §16-302―16-305, Annotated Code of Maryland, including submit to a State and national criminal history records check in accordance with Health Occupations Article, §16–302.1, Annotated Code of Maryland; andb) Except as provided in §A(2) of this regulation, at the time of applicati
10.40.02.04.htm 10.40.02.04. 04 Accreditation.. A. Accreditation by the Board of continuing education programming will be based solely upon the content of the programs. These programs shall be directed toward improvement, advancement, and extension of professional skill and knowledge relating to the practice of podiatry.B. Upon review of program content by the Board, credit shall be approved for the following:. 1) Continuing education programs given by a college of podiatric medicine approved by the Council on
10.40.02.05.htm 10.40.02.05. 05 Substantiation of Credits.. A. It is the responsibility of each podiatrist to keep accurate records of attendance at approved continuing education programs and to substantiate those records for the current licensing period upon request. Each podiatrist shall maintain records of attendance for a 5-year period.B. The Board may at any time request that within 10 working days a podiatrist substantiate the credits earned by providing satisfactory proof of compl
10.40.02.06.htm 10.40.02.06. 06 Change of Credit Requirement.. The Board, by majority vote, may vary the number of required credit hours, but except as set forth in Regulation .03E of this chapter, these may not exceed 50 hours every 2 years. The Board shall notify each podiatrist of the change at the time of renewal, which is effective in the year following that renewal, and remains in effect until further notice.
10.40.02.07.htm 10.40.02.07. 07 Reinstatement.. A. This regulation applies to any practitioner who:. 1) Has been on inactive status; or. 2) Applies to the Board for reinstatement of the license and has failed to renew the license for one licensing cycle or a 2-year period, whichever is longer.B. A practitioner may obtain reinstatement by submitting the following:. 1) Evidence of completion of continuing education requirements equal to those required for the period during which the indivi
10.40.02.08.htm 10.40.02.08. 08 Severability.. If any provision of these regulations or its application to any person or circumstances is held invalid, this invalidity may not affect other provisions or applications of the regulation which can be given effect without the invalid provision or application, and to this end, the provisions of this regulation are declared severable.
10.40.02.9999.htm 10.40.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: February 4, 1976 (3:3 Md. R. 150). Regulation .02 amended effective October 24, 1994 (21:21 Md. R. 1814). Regulation .02A amended effective October 15, 1990 (17:20 Md. R. 2428). Regulation .02B amended effective October 1, 2012 (39:19 Md. R. 1237). Regulation .03 amended effective October 24, 1994 (21:21 Md. R. 1814) March 22, 2010 (37:6 Md. R. 478) October 1, 2012 (39:19 Md. R. 1237) November 9, 2015 (42:22 Md. R. 1379)
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