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  334.737.  Certifying entity to register with department — information required — approval or termination of certification after review and public hearing. — 1.  Any certifying entity desiring recognition shall register with the department the following information:

  (1)  The standards governing such certification or registration, which shall include requirements for a baccalaureate or postbaccalaureate degree, with a major course of study recognized by the certifying entity, from a recognized educational institution accredited by the Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation and the United States Department of Education or a program accredited by the Committee on Allied Health, Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association;

  (2)  The nature and duration of any education including, but not limited to, whether the education included a substantial amount of supervised field experience; whether education programs exist in this state; if there is an experience requirement and what the requirement entails; whether the experience must be acquired under the direction or supervision of another certified or registered person; whether there is an alternative method of receiving certification or registration; whether all applicants will be required to pass an examination for certification or registration; and, if an examination is required, by whom the examination was developed;

  (3)  The term of certification or registration;

  (4)  The manner in which certified or registered personnel must demonstrate continuing maintenance of competence;

  (5)  Procedures for renewal of certification or registration including fees, reexamination, and all other requirements;

  (6)  The code of ethics for certified or registered personnel, if any;

  (7)  Grounds for suspension or revocation of certification or registration whether temporary or permanent, and justification for reinstatement, if any;

  (8)  A description of the certifying entity, the service or practice being evaluated and a list of associations, organizations or other groups representing the service or practice;

  (9)  Other information which may be required by the department.

  2.  The department shall determine a fee to be charged to certifying entities that register their certification or registration procedures.  The fee shall cover the cost of filing such applications for recognition.

  3.  The certifying entity, as a condition for recognition pursuant to sections 334.735 to 334.748, shall certify compliance with its standards to the department for all applicants seeking a certificate of registration pursuant to sections 334.735 to 334.748 and may be required to recertify compliance to the department upon request by the department.

  4.  The department shall approve or disapprove certifying entities for any of the professions included in the scope of sections 334.735 to 334.748 following review of the application submitted and following a public hearing on the application for recognition of such certifying entity.

  5.  The department may terminate its recognition of any certifying entity for any of the professions included in the scope of sections 334.735 to 334.748 following a subsequent review of the certification or registration procedures of the certifying entity and following a public hearing.


(L. 1989 S.B. 217 § 2)

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