Wis. Admin. Code Medical Examining Board § Med 22.10 - Continuing education

Current through March 28, 2022

(1) DEFINITIONS. In this section:
(a) "ABCP" means the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.
(am) "AC-PE" means the Accreditation Committee-Perfusion Education.
(b) "Contact hour" means not less than 50 minutes spent by a licensee in actual attendance at and completion of an approved continuing education activity.
(c) "Continuing education" means planned, organized learning activities designed to maintain, improve, or expand a licensee's knowledge and skills relevant to the practice of perfusion.
(d) "Continuing education unit" means one contact hour of continuing education.
(e) "Licensee" means a person licensed to practice perfusion in this state.
(2) CERTIFICATION STATEMENT. Each licensee shall, at the time of applying for renewal of a license under s. 448.07, Stats., certify that, in the 2 years preceding the renewal due date, at least 30 continuing education units of acceptable continuing education were completed. At least 10 continuing education units shall be completed in Category I activities.
(3) LIMITATION ON CLAIMING CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS. Additional continuing education units may not be given for subsequent presentations of the same content.
(4) CATEGORIES OF CONTINUING EDUCATION. Continuing education units shall be accumulated through professional activities related to perfusion in all of the following categories:
(a) Category I. ABCP-approved perfusion meetings and related activity, including all of the following:
1. Attendance at ABCP-approved international, national, regional, or state perfusion meetings, programs, and seminars at which a minimum of 75% of the contact hours consist of perfusion-related material. One continuing education unit may be claimed for each contact hour.
2. Publication of a perfusion-related book chapter or paper in a professional journal. Five continuing education units may be claimed for each published book chapter or paper, subject to a limit of 10 continuing education units in any given renewal period.
3. Presenting a workshop or lecture at an international, national, regional, or state perfusion meeting. Five continuing education units may be claimed for each presentation, subject to a limit of 10 continuing education units in any given renewal period.
4. Presentation of a poster or other exhibit at an international, national, regional, or state perfusion meeting. Two continuing education units may be claimed for each presentation, subject to a limit of 4 continuing education units in any given renewal period.
5. Participation in an AC-PE site visitor workshop or volunteering as an AC-PE site visitor. Five continuing education units may be claimed for each workshop or site visit, subject to a limit of 10 continuing education units in any given renewal period.
6. Participation in an ABCP knowledge base survey. Two continuing education units may be claimed for each survey.
7. Self-directed continuing education meeting ABCP requirements. One continuing education unit may be claimed for each contact hour.
(b) Category II. Non-accredited perfusion meetings and other medical meetings, including all of the following:
1. Attendance at international, national, regional, or state perfusion or medical meetings, programs, and seminars not approved by ABCP, at which a minimum of 75% of the contact hours consist of perfusion-related material. One-half of a continuing education unit may be claimed for each contact hour, subject to a limit of 10 continuing education units in any given renewal period.
2. Manufacturer-specific and company-sponsored educational activities. One continuing education unit may be claimed for each contact hour.
(c) Category III. Individual education and other self-study activities, including all of the following:
1. Serving as a clinical instructor in an accredited perfusion training program. Two continuing education units may be claimed for this service in each year of a renewal period.
2. Serving as a didactic instructor in an accredited perfusion training program. One continuing education unit may be claimed for each contact hour, subject to a limit of 4 continuing education units in any given renewal period.
3. Participation in an ABCP examination development workshop or survey. Two continuing education units may be claimed for each contact hour, subject to a limit of 4 continuing education units in any given renewal period.
4. Self-learning activities and self-study modules, including use of audiovisual devices or electronic forums, reading scientific journals, and participation in degree-oriented, professionally related course work. One continuing education unit may be claimed for each contact hour, subject to a limit of 10 continuing education units in any given renewal period.
5. Presentation at an international, national, regional, or state perfusion or medical meeting that is not approved by ABCP. One continuing education unit may be claimed for each hour of presentation.
6. Participation in a grand round. One continuing education unit may be claimed for each contact hour, subject to a limit of 2 continuing education units in any given renewal period.
7. Completion of Advanced Cardiac Life Support training. Two continuing education units may be claimed for completion of this training.
(5) AUDIT. An applicant for renewal shall certify completion of required continuing education. The board shall audit for compliance with the continuing education requirements any licensee who is under investigation by the board for alleged misconduct.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Medical Examining Board § Med 22.10
CR 03-023: cr. Register March 2004 No. 579, eff. 4-1-04. Amended by, CR 18-074: cr. (1) (title), (am), am. (2), (3), cr. (4) (title), am. (4) (a) to (c), (5) Register July 2019 No. 763, eff. 8-1-19; corrections in (4) (a) 1., 2., (b) 1., (c) 2. made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register July 2019 No. 763, eff. 8/1/2019

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