201 KAR 44:020. Requirements for licensure as an Orthotist, Prosthetist, Orthotist/Prosthetist, Pedorthist, or Orthotic Fitter prior to January 1, 2013.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 319B.060(2)(a), (3)(a), (5)(a)

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 319B.060(2)(a), (3)(a), (5)(a), 319B.030(1)(a), (2)

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS Chapter 319B requires the board to establish a procedure for the licensure of persons who wish to practice in this state as a Licensed Orthotist, Licensed Prosthetist, Licensed Pedorthist, or Licensed Orthotic Fitter. This administrative regulation sets forth the procedure by which those applicants shall apply for a license under the provisions of KAR Chapter 201.

 

      Section 1. Licensure of an Orthotist, Prosthetist or Orthotist/Prosthetist. An applicant for licensure as an Orthotist, Prosthetist, or Orthotist/Prosthetist shall meet the following requirements:

      (1) Submit a completed "Orthotist/Prosthetist/Pedorthist/Orthotic Fitter Application Form BPOP-01 06/2011";

      (2) Submit a copy of the current certificate issued by:

      (a) American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC), with the title of:

      1. Certified Orthotist (CO);

      2. Certified Prosthetist (CP); or

      3. Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist (CPO); or

      (b) Board of Certification/Accreditation, International (BOC) with the title of:

      1. Board of Certification-Orthotist (BOCO);

      2. Board of Certification-Prosthetist (BOCP);

      3. Board of Certification-Prosthetist/Orthotist (BOCPO);       (3) Submit the appropriate fee for licensure as required by 201 KAR 44:010.

      (4) Submit detailed work history, including scope of practice, covering the four (4) year period prior to the date of application.

 

      Section 2. Licensure of a Pedorthist. An applicant for licensure as a Pedorthist shall meet the following requirements:

      (1) Submit a completed Orthotist/Prosthetist/Pedorthist/Orthotic Fitter Application Form, BPOP-01, 06/2011;

      (2) Submit a copy of the current certificate issued by:

      (a) American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC), with the title of Certified Pedorthist (CPed); or

      (b) Board of Certification/Accreditation, International (BOC) with the title of Board of Certification-Pedorthist (BOCPD);

      (3) Submit the appropriate fee for licensure as required by 201 KAR 44:010; and

      (4) Submit detailed work history, including scope of practice, covering the four (4) year period prior to the date of application.

 

      Section 3. Licensure of an Orthotic Fitter. An applicant for licensure as an Orthotic Fitter shall meet the following requirements:

      (1) Submit a completed Orthotist/Prosthetist/Pedorthist/Orthotic Fitter Application Form BPOP-01 06/2011;

      (2) Submit a copy of the current certificate issued by:

      (a) American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC), with the title of Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF); or

      (b) Board of Certification/Accreditation, International (BOC) with the title of Board of Certification-Orthotic Fitter (BOCOF);

      (3) Submit the appropriate fee for licensure as required by 201 KAR 44:010; and

      (4) Submit detailed work history, including scope of practice, covering the four (4) year period prior to the date of application.

 

      Section 4. Incorporation by Reference. (1) "Orthotist/Prosthetist/Pedorthist/Orthotic Fitter Application, Form BPOP-01, 06/2011", is incorporated by reference.

      (2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Kentucky Board of Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Pedorthics, 911 Leawood Drive, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (38 Ky.R. 427; 900; 1119; eff. 1-6-12; TAm. eff. 8-28-12.)