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Rule 20:55 PODIATRISTS

ARTICLE 20:55

PODIATRISTS

Chapter

20:55:01             Licensing -- Generally.

20:55:02             Written examinations.

20:55:03             Licensure by reciprocity.

20:55:04             Certificates and licenses.

20:55:05             Board and officers.

20:55:06             License revocation and suspension.

20:55:07             Amendment of rules, Repealed.


Rule 20:55:01 LICENSING -- GENERALLY

CHAPTER 20:55:01

LICENSING -- GENERALLY

Section

20:55:01:01                                Methods of licensure.

20:55:01:02                                Repealed.

20:55:01:03                                Recognized podiatry schools.

20:55:01:04                                Foreign podiatry schools.

20:55:01:05                                Diploma requirement.

20:55:01:06 and 20:55:01:07  Repealed.

20:55:01:08                                Continuing education requirements.


Rule 20:55:01:01 Methods of licensure.

          20:55:01:01.  Methods of licensure. A license to practice podiatry in the state of South Dakota may be issued by examination or by reciprocity.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-6, 36-8-9 to 36-8-12.


Rule 20:55:01:02 Repealed.

          20:55:01:02.  Applicant qualifications.Repealed.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; repealed, 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986.


Rule 20:55:01:03 Recognized podiatry schools.

          20:55:01:03.  Recognized podiatry schools. A recognized school of podiatry in the United States is one accredited by the Council on Education of the American Podiatric Medical Association.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 26 SDR 143, effective May 7, 2000.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-8.


Rule 20:55:01:04 Foreign podiatry schools.

          20:55:01:04.  Foreign podiatry schools. Foreign schools not approved by the council on education of the American Podiatric Medical Association shall be evaluated from curriculum, catalogues, professors and other data furnished by the applicant to the board and translated into English. The translation must be certified to by a United States consul or other qualified persons approved by the board.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-8.


Rule 20:55:01:05 Diploma requirement.

          20:55:01:05.  Diploma requirement. All applicants for licensure by examination or reciprocity shall present their transcript and evidence of appropriate post-graduate training, with a doctor of podiatric medicine degree completion, and any other documentation required by the board to the board at the time of application.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 26 SDR 143, effective May 7, 2000.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-8.


Rule 20:55:01:06 Repealed.

          20:55:01:06.  Reciprocity.Repealed.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; repealed, 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986.


Rule 20:55:01:07 Repealed.

          20:55:01:07.  Exemptions from licensure.Repealed.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; repealed, 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986.


Rule 20:55:01:08 Continuing education requirements.

          20:55:01:08.  Continuing education requirements. Each licensee shall, prior to July 1, 2001, and every two years thereafter, provide written verification to the Board of Podiatry Examiners of the completion of 30 hours of continuing medical education. The program hours must be approved and certified by the Council of Podiatric Medical Education of the American Podiatric Medical Association. The necessary verification shall accompany each application for licensure renewal. If satisfactory verification is not received, the board shall deny the renewal application or take action to revoke or suspend the license of an individual not in compliance.

          Up to 30 additional hours of satisfactory continuing medical education can be carried over for two years only.

          Source: 26 SDR 143, effective May 7, 2000.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-23.


Rule 20:55:02 WRITTEN EXAMINATIONS

CHAPTER 20:55:02

WRITTEN EXAMINATIONS

Section

20:55:02:01                                Application and fees.

20:55:02:02                                Time for filing.

20:55:02:03                                Conduct of examinations.

20:55:02:04                                Basic requirement.

20:55:02:05                                Repealed.

20:55:02:06                                Time and place of examination.

20:55:02:07 and 20:55:02:08  Repealed.


Rule 20:55:02:01 Application and fees.

          20:55:02:01.  Application and fees. A fee of $500 shall accompany each application. An application shall be on a form provided by the board.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 15 SDR 198, effective June 30, 1989; 26 SDR 143, effective May 7, 2000.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-9.


Rule 20:55:02:02 Time for filing.

          20:55:02:02.  Time for filing. No fee is returnable. All applications and fees must be filed with the secretary of the board at least 12 weeks before the date set for examination.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 26 SDR 143, effective May 7, 2000.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-9.


Rule 20:55:02:03 Conduct of examinations.

          20:55:02:03.  Conduct of examinations. Examinations of applicants shall be conducted by two or more proctors designated by the board.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 15 SDR 198, effective June 30, 1989; 26 SDR 143, effective May 7, 2000.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-9.


Rule 20:55:02:04 Basic requirement.

          20:55:02:04.  Basic requirement.Except as provided in chapter 20:55:03, no person may be licensed to practice podiatry unless he has passed an examination established and administered by the board.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 15 SDR 198, effective June 30, 1989.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-9, 36-8-12.


Rule 20:55:02:05 Repealed.

          20:55:02:05.  Personal interview.Repealed.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; repealed, 26 SDR 143, effective May 7, 2000.


Rule 20:55:02:06 Time and place of examination.

          20:55:02:06.  Time and place of examination. Examinations shall be held annually at a time and place to be established by the board.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 15 SDR 198, effective June 30, 1989.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-10.


Rule 20:55:02:07 Repealed.

          20:55:02:07.  Subjects tested.Repealed.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; repealed, 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986.


Rule 20:55:02:08 Repealed.

          20:55:02:08.  Test percentage for licensure.Repealed.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; repealed, 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986.


Rule 20:55:03 LICENSURE BY RECIPROCITY

CHAPTER 20:55:03

LICENSURE BY RECIPROCITY

Section

20:55:03:01        Repealed.

20:55:03:02        Application for licensure by reciprocity.

20:55:03:03        Supplemental examination.

20:55:03:04        License fee.

20:55:03:05        Certified documentation.

20:55:03:06        Repealed.

20:55:03:07        No temporary licenses.


Rule 20:55:03:01 Repealed.

          20:55:03:01.  Waiver.Repealed.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; repealed, 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986.


Rule 20:55:03:02 Application for licensure by reciprocity.

          20:55:03:02.  Application for licensure by reciprocity. An applicant for licensure by reciprocity must hold a valid, unrevoked, and unsuspended license to practice podiatry which has been issued by another state or territory of the United States that extends reciprocity to South Dakota licensees and that, in the opinion of the board, maintains licensing requirements equivalent to those of South Dakota.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 15 SDR 198, effective June 30, 1989.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-12.


Rule 20:55:03:03 Supplemental examination.

          20:55:03:03.  Supplemental examination. The board may require a supplemental oral or written examination if it considers either necessary to determine the qualifications of an applicant for licensure by reciprocity. Such an oral or written examination shall be conducted by two or more members of the board at a time and place convenient to the board and shall cover subjects listed in SDCL 36-8-9.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 15 SDR 198, effective June 30, 1989.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-9, 36-8-12.


Rule 20:55:03:04 License fee.

          20:55:03:04.  License fee. The fee for a license for reciprocity granted under this chapter is $250.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 15 SDR 198, effective June 30, 1989; 26 SDR 143, effective May 7, 2000.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-12.


Rule 20:55:03:05 Certified documentation.

          20:55:03:05.  Certified documentation. Applicants for licensure under this chapter shall file a certified copy of the subjects and the grades obtained by written examination in some other state or territory or through the national board of podiatry examiners. Proofs must be submitted that the applicant meets the requirements of this chapter.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 26 SDR 143, effective May 7, 2000.

          General Authority  SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-8, 36-8-12.


Rule 20:55:03:06 Repealed.

          20:55:03:06.  Prerequisite test requirements.Repealed.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; repealed, 26 SDR 143, effective May 7, 2000.


Rule 20:55:03:07 No temporary licenses.

          20:55:03:07.  No temporary licenses. No temporary licenses may be granted for the practice of podiatry in South Dakota.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-12.


Rule 20:55:04 CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES

CHAPTER 20:55:04

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES

Section

20:55:04:01        Certificate of registration -- Fee -- Annual renewal.

20:55:04:02        Repealed.


Rule 20:55:04:01 Certificate of registration -- Fee -- Annual renewal.

          20:55:04:01.  Certificate of registration --  Fee -- Annual renewal. Each person licensed to practice podiatry within this state shall secure a certificate of registration from the board and shall renew the certificate annually by July 1. The renewal fee is $150. Failure to secure a renewal certificate shall result in a suspension of license. If a licensee fails to timely renew their license prior to renewal being granted, the applicant must show satisfactory evidence of 30 hours of continuing medical education as provided in § 20:55:01:08.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 15 SDR 198, effective June 30, 1989; 26 SDR 143, effective May 7, 2000.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-15.


Rule 20:55:04:02 Repealed.

          20:55:04:02.  Display of license.Repealed.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; repealed, 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986.


Rule 20:55:05 BOARD AND OFFICERS

CHAPTER 20:55:05

BOARD AND OFFICERS

Section

20:55:05:01        President's duties -- Meetings.

20:55:05:02        Repealed.

20:55:05:03        Secretary-treasurer -- Bond requirements.

20:55:05:04        Secretary-treasurer -- Duties.

20:55:05:05        Quorum.

20:55:05:06        Repealed.


Rule 20:55:05:01 President's duties -- Meetings.

          20:55:05:01.  President's duties -- Meetings. The president of the board shall call and preside at all meetings of the board. He shall call meetings of the board upon the written request of two members of the board, stating the reason therefor, sign the minutes of each meeting when approved by the board, and act generally in accordance with the requirements of his office to carry out the duties of the board. Upon the president's unavoidable absence from any meeting of the board, the members may choose one of their number to act as president pro tem at any meeting called in accordance with this section and § 20:55:05:05.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-3.


Rule 20:55:05:02 Repealed.

          20:55:05:02.  Order of business.Repealed.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; repealed, 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986.


Rule 20:55:05:03 Secretary-treasurer -- Bond requirements.

          20:55:05:03.  Secretary-treasurer -- Bond requirements. The secretary shall be the treasurer of the board. The secretary-treasurer shall carry out the duties of the office and account for and pay over to the board all moneys received.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 26 SDR 143, effective May 7, 2000.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-3.


Rule 20:55:05:04 Secretary-treasurer -- Duties.

          20:55:05:04.  Secretary-treasurer -- Duties.   The duties of the secretary-treasurer are as follows:

          (1)  Conduct the correspondence of the board;

          (2)  Keep a true record of all its proceedings;

          (3)  On advice of the president, notify all members of the board of the time and place of meetings at least twenty-four hours in advance;

          (4)  Keep a register of all persons granted licenses together with their addresses and qualifications and furnish a list of the licenses to any member of the board upon request;

          (5)  Keep books of record and account as required by the board and permit any member of the board to inspect them at any time;

          (6)  Receive all moneys payable to the board and deposit them with the state treasurer;

          (7)  Keep a record of the results of all examinations;

          (8)  Under the direction of the board, take all necessary steps and proceedings to enforce the provisions of SDCL chapter 36-8.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 26 SDR 143, effective May 7, 2000.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Cross References:Moneys may not be placed in local banks without permission of state auditor and state treasurer, SDCL 4-4-3; Monthly payment of receipts into treasury, SDCL 36-8-4.


Rule 20:55:05:05 Quorum.

          20:55:05:05.  Quorum. A majority of the members of the board shall constitute a quorum at any meeting of the board called as provided in subdivision 20:55:05:04(3).

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-3.


Rule 20:55:05:06 Repealed.

          20:55:05:06.  Board compensation and expenses.Repealed.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; repealed, 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986.


Rule 20:55:06 LICENSE REVOCATION AND SUSPENSION

CHAPTER 20:55:06

LICENSE REVOCATION AND SUSPENSION

Section

20:55:06:01        Generally.

20:55:06:02        Additional grounds.

          Cross Reference: Procedure in licensing matters, SDCL 1-26-16 to 1-26-19.1.


Rule 20:55:06:01 Generally.

          20:55:06:01.  Generally. A license to practice podiatry may be revoked or suspended by the board when the holder has been in violation of any of the provisions of SDCL 36-8 or of this article.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-14, 36-8-16 to 36-8-20.


Rule 20:55:06:02 Additional grounds.

          20:55:06:02.  Additional grounds. Additional grounds for the revocation or suspension of the license by the board are as follows:

          (1)  The licensee willfully failed to abide by the principles of ethics promulgated by the American Podiatric Medical Association as in effect on July 1, 1999.

          Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 26 SDR 143, effective May 7, 2000.

          General Authority:SDCL 36-8-3.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 36-8-14, 36-8-16 to 36-8-20.

          Reference: Copies of the Code of Ethics of the American Podiatric Medical Association may be obtained from the American Podiatric Medical Association, 9312 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20814-1621. No charge.


Rule 20:55:07 AMENDMENT OF RULES

CHAPTER 20:55:07

AMENDMENT OF RULES

(Repealed. 12 SDR 122, effective January 30, 1986)


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