Kan. Admin. Regs. § 69-14-1 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) "Approval" means the act of determining that an application to be a cosmetology continuing education provider meets applicable standards based on review of the total program proposed by the applying provider.
(b) "Approved provider" means a person, organization, or institution approved by the board, that is responsible for the development, administration and presentation of the offering.
(c) "Certificate" means a document which is proof of completion of one or more contact hours.
(d) "Contact hour" means 50 minutes of participation in a learning experience organized by an approved provider.
(e) "Cosmetology continuing education" (CCE) means an organized and systematic education experience beyond that basic preparation which is designed to increase knowledge, improve skills or enhance the practice of cosmetology or improve protection of the public health and welfare. CCE shall not include any of the following:
(1) In-service education;
(2) on-the-job training;
(3) job orientation; or
(4) education designed for the general public.
(f) "Dual licensee" means a person who is licensed in two or more professions regulated by the state board of cosmetology.
(g) "Independent study" means CCE designed for individual study and monitored by an approved provider.
(h) "Inservice education and on-the-job training" means planned learning activities in the work setting designed to assist the individual in fulfilling job responsibilities.
(i) "Instructor credit" means contact hours awarded to the individual who prepares and presents the CCE by an approved provider. A 50 minute presentation shall equal two contact hours of instructor credit.
(j) "Offering" means a single CCE learning experience which consists of at least one contact hour.
(k) "Orientation" means formal or informal instruction designed to acquaint new employees with the salon, school, or the position.
(l) "Partial credit" means the actual number of contact hours awarded by an approved provider when an individual attends only part of a CCE offering.
(m) "Program" means an organized effort to achieve overall continuing education goals.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 69-14-1
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 1995 Supp. 65-1904; effective July 5, 1996.

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