RELATES TO: KRS 309.331, 309.334 309.335
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 309.331(1), 309.335
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 309.331 requires the board to promulgate administrative regulations establishing procedures for annual renewal of licenses, and KRS 309.335(2)(c) requires the board to promulgate administrative regulations for reinstatement of licenses. This administrative regulation establishes procedures for annual renewal and reinstatement of licenses.
Section 1. Regular License Renewal. (1) A licensed diabetes educator or master licensed diabetes educator shall submit to the board by November 1 of each year:
(a) A completed Renewal Application, Form DE-02;
(b) Proof of the required continuing education as set forth in 201 KAR 45:130; and;
(c) The renewal fee as established in 201 KAR 45:100.
(2) If a license is not renewed by January 30 of the new licensure year, the license shall automatically expire.
Section 2. Reinstatement. (1) An expired license shall be reinstated upon the licensee:
(a) Submitting a completed Reinstatement Application, Form DE-08;
(b) Paying the required fees established in 201 KAR 45:100; and
(c) Submitting proof of completion of an amount of continuing education courses equivalent to the continuing education requirements as established in 201 KAR 45:130 for each year since the last date the license was active.
(2) An expired license may be reinstated within five (5) years of the date of expiration.
Section 3. Inactive Status. (1) A licensee may place his or her license in inactive status. To request that a license be placed in inactive status, the licensee shall submit written notice to the board prior to November 1.
(2)(a) An individual with an inactive license shall not practice diabetes education while the license is inactive.
(b) A licensee may remain in inactive status for a maximum of five (5) years.
(3)(a) During the period of inactive status, the licensee shall not be required to meet the annual continuing education requirements as established in 201 KAR 45:130.
(b) Upon the licensee’s request for licensure reactivation, the licensee shall provide proof of completion of an amount of continuing education courses equivalent to the continuing education requirements as established in 201 KAR 45:130 for each year the license was inactive.
(4)(a) An individual shall submit in writing a request to the board to be placed back in active status.
(b) The request shall be submitted at least one (1) week in advance of the board’s regularly scheduled board meeting.
Section 4. Regular Permit Renewal. (1) An apprentice diabetes educator shall submit to the board by November 1 of each year:
(a) A completed Apprentice Renewal Application, Form DE-04;
(b) Proof of the required continuing education established in 201 KAR 45:130; and
(c) The renewal fee established in 201 KAR 45:100.
(2)(a) If a permit is not renewed by January 30 of the new licensure year, it shall automatically expire, and the apprentice diabetes educator shall reapply for a permit as established in KRS 309.334.
(b) Work experience accumulated shall not carry over between permits.
Section 5. Incorporation by Reference. (1) The following material is incorporated by reference:
(a) "Renewal Application", Form DE-02, 2/2015;
(b) "Apprentice Renewal Application", Form DE-04, 06/2015; and
(c) "Reinstatement Application," Form DE-08, 06/2015.
(2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Kentucky Board of Licensed Diabetes Educators, 911 Leawood Drive, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (40 Ky.R. 188; 586; 789; eff. 11-1-2013; 41 Ky.R. 89; 448; eff. 10-3-2014; 1707; 1979; eff. 4-3-2015; 2611; eff. 9-4-2015.)