Current through Reg. 47, No. 249; December 28, 2021
(1) Each licensee
must complete at least three continuing education hours of HIV/AIDS education
through a Board approved course no later than upon the licensee's first
biennial renewal of licensure. New licensees may complete a course no more than
five (5) years preceding initial licensure date.
(2) To receive Board approval, courses on
HIV/AIDS shall be at least one hour and include the following subject areas:
Modes of transmission, Infection control procedures, Clinical management,
Prevention, and current Florida law on AIDS and the impact on testing,
confidentiality, and treatment. A home study course shall be permitted to
fulfill this aspect of the HIV/AIDS education.
(3) Courses approved by any Board within the
Division of Medical Quality Assurance of the Department of Health pursuant to
F.S., are approved by this Board.
(4) Each licensee must complete a Board
approved 2-hour continuing education course relating to the prevention of
medical errors no later than upon the licensee's first biennial renewal of
licensure. The 2-hour course shall count toward the total number of continuing
education hours required for each license renewal. The course shall include
medication errors, including missed treatments, documentation errors, equipment
errors, patient errors and communication errors.
Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R.
FS. Law Implemented
New 6-20-89, Amended
7-28-92, Formerly 21M-38.006, Amended 1-2-94, Formerly 61F6-38.006, 59R-75.006,
64B8-75.006, Amended 4-27-00, 7-22-02, 6-20-07, Amended by
Register Volume 41, Number 092, May 12, 2015 effective
5-25-15, Amended by
Register Volume 41, Number 170, September 1, 2015 effective
9-17-15, Amended by
Register Volume 42, Number 012, January 20, 2016 effective
2-4-16, Amended by
Register Volume 42, Number 193, October 4, 2016 effective