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OREGON HEALTH LICENSING AGENCY,
BOARD OF LICENSED DIETITIANS

 

DIVISION 50

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSED DIETITIANS

834-050-0000

Continuing Education Requirements

(1) To maintain licensure, dietitians must complete a minimum of 15 CE credits every year.

(2) CE credits obtained in excess of those required for the current one-year reporting period may be carried forward for up to four years. However, no more than 60 annual excess CE credits may be carried forward.

(3) Excess CE credits may not be used to reinstate an expired license.

(4) Each licensee shall document compliance with the CE requirement through attestation on the license renewal application. Licensees are subject to provisions of OAR 834-050-0010 pertaining to periodic audit of CE.

(5) Upon CE credit audit, the licensee must provide documentation supporting all credits claimed and all excess credits carried forward.

(6) CE must address subject matter related to dietetics practice in accordance with ORS 691.405(1) and OAR 834-020-0000(4).

(7) CE credits will be awarded based on the following criteria:

(a) Completion and passing of academic courses taken from an accredited college or university are awarded 15 CE credits for each semester-based credit earned, 14 CE credits for each trimester-based credit earned or 10 CE credits for each quarter-based credit earned;

(b) Completion of professional courses which meet academic course requirements in content, instruction and evaluation will be assigned 15 CE credits for each semester-based credit earned, 14 CE credits for each trimester-based credit earned or 10 CE credits for each quarter-based credit earned;

(c) Courses that do not meet standards as set forth in paragraphs (a) and (b) of this subsection, such as workshops, symposiums, seminars, laboratory exercises, or any applied experience with or without formal classroom work may be assigned credit at the rate of 1.0 CE credit for each hour of attendance.

(8) Documentation supporting compliance with CE requirements must be maintained for a period of two years following renewal and be available to the agency upon request.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 691.475, 691.485
Stats. Implemented: ORS 691.435, 691.445, 691.475, 691.477, 691.479
Hist.: BELD 2-2012, f. 8-16-12, cert. ef. 8-17-12

834-050-0010

Continuing Education: Audit, Required Documentation and Sanctions

(1) The Oregon Health Licensing Agency will audit a percentage of licensees, as determined by the board, to verify compliance with CE requirements of OAR 834-050-0000.

(2) Licensees notified of selection for audit of CE attestation must submit to the agency, within 30 calendar days from the date of issuance of the notification, satisfactory evidence of participation in required CE in accordance with OAR 834-050-0000.

(3) If selected for audit, the licensee must provide documentation of the required CE, which must include:

(a) For agency pre-approved programs or courses — A certificate of completion or other agency approved documentation that includes the agency pre-approval number;

(b) For courses provided by an accredited college or university — An official transcript from the accredited college or university; or

(c) For CDR approved programs or courses — A completed CDR portfolio or state licensure verification worksheet, which is available from CDR, the agency, and at www.oregon.gov/OHLA/LD.

(4) If documentation of CE is incomplete, the registrant has 30 calendar days from the date of notice to submit further documentation to substantiate having completed the required CE.

(5) Failure to meet CE requirements will constitute grounds for disciplinary action, which may include, but is not limited to, assessment of a civil penalty, suspension or revocation of license.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 691.475, 691.485
Stats. Implemented: ORS 691.435, 691.445, 691.475, 691.477, 691.479
Hist.: BELD 2-2012, f. 8-16-12, cert. ef. 8-17-12

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