10.32.06.04

.04 Application for Initial Licensure as a Polysomnographic Technologist.

An applicant shall:

A. Complete an application on a form supplied by the Board;

B. Pay the required application fee set by the Board in Regulation .09 of this chapter;

C. Be 18 years old or older;

D. Be of good moral character;

E. Demonstrate spoken and written competency in English by any of the following:

(1) Documentation of graduation from a recognized English-speaking high school or undergraduate school after at least 3 years of enrollment;

(2) Documentation of graduation from a recognized English-speaking professional school; or

(3) Documentation of receiving a grade of at least:

(a) 26 on the "Speaking Section" of the Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language; and

(b) 79 on the Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language;

F. Provide documentation of current certification as a registered polysomnographic technologist by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists or by another national certification agency approved by the Board;

G. Provide documentation of one of the following:

(1) For those candidates applying for a license on or before September 30, 2013:

(a) Passing the national certifying examination of the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists on or before September 30, 2013; and

(b) Certification by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists as a registered polysomnographic technologist at the time of application;

(2) Graduation from a polysomnographic educational program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs;

(3) Both of the following:

(a) Graduation from a respiratory care educational program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs; and

(b) Completion of the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care's curriculum for a polysomnography certificate that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs; or

(4) Both of the following:

(a) Graduation from an electroneurodiagnostic technology educational program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs; and

(b) Completion of an add-on track in polysomnography for electroneurodiagnostic technologists that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs; and

H. Provide documentation of licensure, certification, or registration from all states where the applicant has ever held a license, certificate, or registration in any health profession.