36-29-18 Grounds for revocation, suspension, or cancellation of license.
Grounds for revocation, suspension, or cancellation of license.
The license of an
athletic trainer may be revoked, suspended, or canceled upon any one of these grounds:
The licensee is guilty of fraud in the practice of athletic training or fraud or deceit in the
licensee's admission to the practice of athletic training;
The licensee has been convicted of a felony during the past five years. The conviction of
a felony is the conviction of any offense, which if committed within the State of South
Dakota would constitute a felony under its laws;
The licensee is engaged in the practice of athletic training under a false or assumed name
and has not registered that name pursuant to chapter 37-11, or is impersonating another
practitioner of a like or different name;
The licensee is addicted to the habitual use of intoxicating liquors, narcotics, or stimulants
to the extent as to incapacitate the licensee from the performance of the licensee's
The physical or mental condition of the licensee is determined by a medical examiner to
be such as to jeopardize or endanger those who seek relief from the licensee. A majority
of the Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners may demand an examination of the
licensee by a competent medical examiner selected by the board at the board's expense.
If the licensee fails to submit to the examination, this constitutes immediate grounds for
suspension of the licensee's license;
The licensee obtains or attempts to obtain a license, certificate, or renewal thereof by
bribery or fraudulent representation;
The licensee receives direct compensation from individuals or third party payees for
services rendered. However, a licensee may receive compensation from any entity
sponsoring an athletic event for athletic training services provided to athletes participating
in the event. For the purposes of this subdivision, direct compensation is compensation
other than that received by the employing institution or athletic organization;
The licensee makes a false statement in connection with any application under this
The licensee makes a false statement on any form prescribed by the board pursuant to this
chapter or the rules promulgated by the board pursuant to this chapter;
The licensee conducts continued treatment and rehabilitation procedures on individuals
other than those associated with the employing institution or athletic organization; or
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The licensee has violated any provision of this chapter or the rules promulgated pursuant
to this chapter.
SL 1984, ch 255, § 18; SL 2009, ch 193, § 1.
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