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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXII
REGULATION OF PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Chapter 457
ACUPUNCTURE
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F.S. 457.107
457.107 Renewal of licenses; continuing education.
(1) The department shall renew a license upon receipt of the renewal application and the required fee set by the board by rule, not to exceed $500.
(2) The department shall adopt rules establishing a procedure for the biennial renewal of licenses.
(3) The board shall prescribe by rule continuing education requirements of up to 30 hours biennially as a condition for renewal of a license. All education programs that contribute to the advancement, extension, or enhancement of professional skills and knowledge related to the practice of acupuncture, whether conducted by a nonprofit or profitmaking entity, are eligible for approval. The continuing professional education requirements must be in acupuncture or oriental medicine subjects, including, but not limited to, anatomy, biological sciences, adjunctive therapies, sanitation and sterilization, emergency protocols, and diseases. The board may set a fee of up to $100 for each continuing education provider. The licensee shall retain in his or her records the certificates of completion of continuing professional education requirements. All national and state acupuncture and oriental medicine organizations and acupuncture and oriental medicine schools are approved to provide continuing professional education in accordance with this subsection.
History.ss. 1, 2, ch. 80-375; ss. 2, 6, ch. 81-227; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; s. 42, ch. 83-329; ss. 6, 13, 14, ch. 86-265; s. 3, ch. 88-205; s. 17, ch. 89-162; s. 57, ch. 91-137; s. 4, ch. 91-156; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 161, ch. 94-119; s. 9, ch. 97-264; s. 4, ch. 98-418; s. 64, ch. 2000-318; s. 7, ch. 2001-277; s. 16, ch. 2016-230.
Note.Former s. 468.324.