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 or approved by the Board of Podiatry Examiners. 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.
A licensee may apply for a waiver of the continuing education requirement if the licensee presents proof of special circumstances with documentation subject to board approval.
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; 45 SDR 82, effective December 10, 2018.
General Authority: SDCL 36-8-3.
Law Implemented: SDCL 36-8-23.
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