201 KAR 45:070. Application procedures for current practitioners

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/201/045/070.htm
Published: 2015

Subscribe to a Global-Regulation Premium Membership Today!

Key Benefits:

Subscribe Now
      201 KAR 45:070. Application procedures for current practitioners.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 309.335

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 309.331, 309.335

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION AND CONFORMITY: KRS

309.331 requires the board to promulgate administrative regulations for the administration

and enforcement of KRS 309.330 to 309.339. KRS 309.335 requires the board to

promulgate application procedures for currently practicing diabetes educators

to apply for licensure. This administrative regulation establishes the

application procedures for currently practicing diabetes educators.

 

      Section 1. Persons with experience in the

care of people with diabetes. Prior to July 1, 2014, a person who has a core

body of knowledge and skills and experience in the care of people with diabetes

as specified in KRS 309.335(3) may apply for licensure by submitting the

following to the board:

      (1) A completed Application for Licensure,

Form DE-01, incorporated by reference in 201 KAR 45:110;

      (2) Payment of the licensure fee as

established in 201 KAR 45:100; and

      (3) A letter from the applicant’s employer

verifying the applicant’s current scope of practice is within the scope of practice

as defined in 201 KAR 45:160.

 

      Section 2. Persons who have practiced

diabetes education for the past three (3) years. Prior to May 1, 2014, a person

who has practiced diabetes education for a minimum of 1,000 hours per year for

the past three (3) years as specified in KRS 309.335(4) may apply for licensure

by submitting the following to the board:

      (1) A completed "Application for Licensure",

Form DE-01;

      (2) Payment of the licensure fee as

established in 201 KAR 45:100;

      (3) Letters from one (1) or more

supervisors who can attest that the applicant has practiced diabetes education

within the last three (3) years.

      (a) The letters combined shall indicate

that the applicant has practiced a total of at least 1,000 hours of diabetes

education within the past three (3) years.

      (b) Each letter shall verify that the

applicant’s practice of diabetes education is within the scope of practice as

defined in 201 KAR 45:160; and

      (4) A letter of recommendation from a

health care professional who works in the diabetes field.

 

      Section 3. A person who has practiced

diabetes education between November 1, 2012 and November 1, 2013 may count

hours of diabetes education practiced during that time toward the hours of supervised

work experience required by 201 KAR 45:110, Section 1, by submitting a letter

to the board from that person’s employer verifying that the person has

performed those hours of diabetes education. (40 Ky.R. 184; 582; 789; eff.

11-1-2013.)