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Chapter 483
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F.S. 483.809
483.809 Licensure; examinations; registration of trainees; approval of curricula.
(1) LICENSING.The department shall provide biennial licensure of all clinical laboratory personnel who the board certifies have met the requirements of this part. The license of any person who fails to pay a required fee or otherwise fails to qualify within 60 days after the date of expiration of such license shall be automatically canceled without notice or further proceedings unless the individual has made application for inactive status pursuant to s. 483.819.
(2) EXAMINATIONS.The department shall conduct examinations required by board rules to determine in part the qualification of clinical laboratory personnel for licensure. The board by rule may designate a national certification examination that may be accepted in lieu of state examination for clinical laboratory personnel or public health scientists.
(3) REGISTRATION OF TRAINEES.The department shall provide for registration of clinical laboratory trainees who are enrolled in a training program approved pursuant to s. 483.811, which registration may not be renewed except upon special authorization of the board.
(4) APPROVAL OF CURRICULUM IN SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES.The board may approve the curriculum in schools and colleges offering education and training leading toward qualification for licensure under this part.
History.s. 32, ch. 92-58; s. 165, ch. 97-264; s. 147, ch. 99-397.