201 KAR 9:305. Continued certification of athletic trainers.


      RELATES TO: KRS 311.900-311.928

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 311.908(1), (4)

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 311.908(1) empowers the State Board of Medical Licensure to adopt rules and administrative regulations as necessary to fulfill their statutory duty and obligation to certify qualified athletic trainers to practice within the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The purpose of this administrative regulation is to establish the criteria for the continued certification of athletic trainers.


      Section 1. Definitions. "Continuing education unit (CEU)" means the completion of ten (10) hours of educational courses approved by the:

      (1) Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure; or

      (2) National Athletic Trainer Association (NATA).


      Section 2. (1) An athletic trainer certified to practice in the Commonwealth of Kentucky shall complete six (6) CEUs:

      (a) For the three (3) year period, July 1, 1991 - June 30, 1994; and

      (b) For each three (3) year period thereafter.

      (2) In each three (3) year period, the required CEUs shall include the human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome educational course approved by the Cabinet for Human Resources in 902 KAR 2:150. (18 Ky.R. 211; Am. 996; eff. 9-24-91.)