Proposed New Rules & Rule Changes

Proposed New Rules

Waivers Granted Under 21 NCAC 10 .0216

MOTION:
Utilizing the authority granted in 21 NCAC 10.0216 Waiver, and after considering the appropriate factors within the rule, the board will keep in place the in-person continuing education requirement [described in 21 NCAC 10.0205(c)] for 2020 and 2021 but will allow approved “live online” continuing education hours to count toward the in-person requirement for 2020 and 2021.
MOTION APPROVED 7/24/2020

MOTION:
Utilizing the authority granted in 21 NCAC 10.0216 Waiver, and after considering the appropriate factors within the rule, the board considered a MOTION to Waive Enforcement for 2020 of 21 NCAC 10 .0206 CERTIFICATION OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGISTS (a) Definition. The Board shall refer to the terms “radiologic technologist,” “x-ray tech,” and “x-ray technician” interchangeably to mean “diagnostic imaging technician,” as identified in G.S. 90-143.2. (b) Application Procedure. After successful completion of the Certification of Clinical Assistants described in 21 NCAC 10 .0213 and completing the education program described in Paragraph (c) of this Rule, a person desiring certification as a radiologic technologist shall pass a competency examination administered by or under the authority of the Board.
MOTION APPROVED 7/24/2020

MOTION:
Utilizing the authority granted in 21 NCAC 10.0216 Waiver, and after considering the appropriate factors within the rule, the board considered a MOTION to Waive the 180 Day Rule for CCCAs for 2020 of 90-143.4.  Chiropractic clinical assistants; certification of competency.
(b)       Any person employed as a chiropractic clinical assistant shall obtain a certificate of competency from the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners (Board) within 180 days after the person begins employment.  Certification shall not be required for employees whose duties are limited to administrative activities of a nonclinical nature. Except as otherwise provided in G.S. 90-142.1 and this section, it shall be unlawful for any person to practice as a chiropractic clinical assistant unless duly certified by the Board.
MOTION APPROVED 7/24/2020