10.53.04.04

.04 Approval of Courses.

A. The Board shall approve a course, seminar, or speaker session if it is:

(1) Relevant to the clinical aspect of electrology; and

(2) Offered by a:

(a) College or university approved by MHEC;

(b) State or national professional electrology association;

(c) Board-approved electrology program; or

(d) Health department or hospital.

B. Requests for Approval.

(1) If a course is not listed in §A of this regulation, an electrologist may request that the Board approve the course by submitting, in writing, at least 2 months before the course registration date, the following information on an application provided by the Board:

(a) Title, location, and date of the course;

(b) Sponsors;

(c) Course objectives and contents;

(d) Hours of study;

(e) Name, qualifications, and curriculum vitae of each presenter; and

(f) The specific information that relates to the CEU.

(2) CEU Credit for Renewal.

(a) CEUs earned after October 29 of the last renewal period through September 28 of the next renewal period may be used only for the current license renewal period.

(b) CEUs earned between October 1 through October 28 may be used for the current renewal period or the next renewal period, but not for both.

(c) CEUs do not carry over to the next renewal period.

(d) Credit will not be given for any CEU unless the Board approves the program before the licensee attends an event.

(3) The Board shall notify the applicant of the Board's decision.

(4) An application for reapproval shall be made if there is a change of subject matter, length, or presenter of a course.