Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 100-5-.04 - Application for Approval and Responsibilities of Providers

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through April 4, 2022

(1) Chiropractic Colleges and/or schools accredited by the Commission on Chiropractic Education are awarded blanket approval to provide continuing education programs on topics which fall within the current scope of practice in Georgia.
(2) Professional associations (Georgia Chiropractic Association and Georgia Council on Chiropractic or their subsequent organizations) in Georgia are awarded blanket approval to provide continuing education programs on topics which fall within the current scope of practice in Georgia.
(3) All continuing education providers must assure that the courses taught are on a topic in compliance with the current scope of practice.
(4) All other continuing education providers must apply for approval by the Georgia Board and must provide the following information to the board for consideration:
1. Each sponsor or provider shall have an administrator whose responsibility is to maintain the criteria for quality in programming.
2. Providers shall use qualified personnel to develop and present the programs, which shall utilize appropriate instructional materials and resources.
3. Providers shall provide to the Board adequate advanced promotional information, material about target audiences, program content, and faculty credentials.
4. Providers shall provide a means of registration of the participants at each program and maintain a record of attendance for a period of three years from the date of the program.
5. Providers shall develop policies and procedures for the management of grievances.
(5) All continuing education providers seeking approval of the continuing education program by the Georgia Board of Chiropractic Examiners shall submit a Program Approval Form for each program presented. These forms should be submitted 60 days in advance of the program to be considered for approval.
(6) Providers shall provide each participant with adequate documentation of his/her successful completion of the program. The documentation shall include but is not limited to:
(a) Name and license number of participant;
(b) Name of provider;
(c) Name and title of program;
(d) Hours/CEU's completed;
(e) Date of completion;
(f) Authorizing signature; and
(g) Board issued program approval number.
(7) Per O.C.G.A. ยง 43-9-11, the Georgia Board of Chiropractic Examiners reserves the right to audit and/or deny any continuing education provider who does not meet the criteria, laws, rules and regulations of the board pertaining to continuing education.
(8) The Board reserves the right for its representative to attend or conduct any on-sight audit of any continuing education program. Any fees associated with such audit must be waived by the provider. No continuing education credit would be awarded for such participation.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 100-5-.04
O.C.G.A. Secs. 43-1-25, 43-9-6.1, 43-9-7.2, 43-9-11.
Original Rule entitled "Responsibilities of Providers" adopted. F. Jul. 22, 1997; eff. Aug. 11, 1997. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Application for Approval and Responsibilities of Providers" adopted. F. May 3, 2007; eff. May 23, 2007. Amended: F. Nov. 30, 2009; eff. Dec. 20, 2009.

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