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89,16 Section 16. 448.03 (2) (k) of the statutes is amended to read:
448.03 (2) (k) Any persons, other than physician assistants or perfusionists, who assist physicians.
89,17 Section 17. 448.03 (2) (L) of the statutes is created to read:
448.03 (2) (L) A person performing autotransfusion or blood conservation techniques under the direction and supervision of a licensed physician.
89,18 Section 18. 448.03 (2) (m) of the statutes is created to read:
448.03 (2) (m) A person practicing perfusion for not more than 30 days in a year, if the person is certified or eligible to be certified as a clinical perfusionist by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.
89,19 Section 19. 448.03 (2) (n) of the statutes is created to read:
448.03 (2) (n) A person employed as a perfusionist by a federal agency, as defined in s. 59.57 (2) (c) 1., if the person provides perfusion services solely under the direction or control of the federal agency by which he or she is employed.
89,20 Section 20. 448.03 (3) (f) of the statutes is created to read:
448.03 (3) (f) A person who is not licensed to practice perfusion by the board may not designate himself or herself as a perfusionist, use or assume the title "licensed perfusionist" or the abbreviation "L.P.," or use any other title, letters, or designation that represents or may tend to represent the person as a perfusionist. This paragraph does not apply to any of the following:
1. Any person employed as a perfusionist by a federal agency, as defined in s. 59.57 (2) (c) 1., if the person provides perfusion services solely under the direction or control of the federal agency by which he or she is employed.
2. Any person pursuing a supervised course of study leading to a degree or certificate in perfusion under an accredited or approved educational program, if the person is designated by a title that clearly indicates his or her status as a student or trainee.
3. Any person practicing perfusion under a temporary license issued under s. 448.04 (1) (e), if the person is designated by a title that clearly indicates that he or she is practicing under a temporary license.
89,21 Section 21. 448.04 (1) (d) of the statutes is created to read:
448.04 (1) (d) License to practice perfusion. A person holding a license to practice perfusion may practice perfusion under the orders and supervision of a physician.
89,22 Section 22. 448.04 (1) (e) of the statutes is created to read:
448.04 (1) (e) Temporary license to practice perfusion. The board may, by rule, provide for a temporary license to practice perfusion for a person who satisfies the requirements of s. 448.05 (3) but who has not passed an examination under s. 448.05 (6). The board may issue a temporary license for a period not to exceed one year and may renew a temporary license annually for not more than 5 years. A person who holds a temporary license may not practice perfusion unless the person is under the supervision and direction of a licensed perfusionist at all times while the person is performing perfusion. The board may promulgate rules governing supervision by licensed perfusionists, except that those rules may not require the immediate physical presence of the supervising, licensed perfusionist.
89,23 Section 23. 448.05 (1) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
448.05 (1) (d) Be found qualified by three-fourths of the members of the board, except that an applicant for a temporary license under s. 448.04 (1) (b) 1. and 3. and (e) must be found qualified by 2 members of the board.
89,24 Section 24. 448.05 (3) of the statutes is created to read:
448.05 (3) License to practice perfusion. An applicant for a license to practice perfusion must supply evidence satisfactory to the board that he or she has successfully completed an educational program in perfusion recognized by the board and accredited by the Accreditation Committee for Perfusion Education of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs or its successor.
89,25 Section 25. 448.05 (6) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
448.05 (6) (a) The Except as provided in par. (am), the board shall examine each applicant it finds eligible under this section in such subject matters as the board deems applicable to the class of license or certificate which the applicant seeks to have granted. Examinations may be both written and oral. In lieu of its own examinations, in whole or in part, the board may make such use as it deems appropriate of examinations prepared, administered, and scored by national examining agencies, or by other licensing jurisdictions of the United States or Canada. The board shall specify passing grades for any and all examinations required.
89,26 Section 26. 448.05 (6) (am) of the statutes is created to read:
448.05 (6) (am) When examining an applicant for a license to practice perfusion under par. (a), the board shall use an examination at least as stringent and comprehensive as the certification examination used by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion or its successor.
89,27 Section 27. 448.07 (1) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
448.07 (1) (d) No registration may be permitted by the secretary of the board in the case of any physician or perfusionist who has failed to meet the requirements of s. 448.13 or any person whose license, certificate, or limited permit has been suspended or revoked and the registration of any such person shall be deemed automatically annulled upon receipt by the secretary of the board of a verified report of such suspension or revocation, subject to the licensee's or permittee's right of appeal. A person whose license, certificate, or limited permit has been suspended or revoked and subsequently restored shall be registered by the board upon tendering a verified report of such restoration of the license, certificate, or limited permit, together with an application for registration and the registration fee.
89,28 Section 28. 448.13 (2) of the statutes is created to read:
448.13 (2) Each person licensed as a perfusionist shall, in each 2nd year at the time of application for a certificate of registration under s. 448.07, submit proof of completion of continuing education requirements promulgated by rule by the board.
89,29 Section 29. 448.40 (2) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
448.40 (2) (b) Establishing the scope of the practice of perfusion. In promulgating rules under this paragraph, the board shall consult with the perfusionists examining council.
89,30 Section 30. 448.40 (2) (c) of the statutes is created to read:
448.40 (2) (c) Establishing continuing education requirements for renewal of a license to practice perfusion under s. 448.13 (2). In promulgating rules under this paragraph, the board shall consult with the perfusionists examining council.
89,31 Section 31 . Nonstatutory provisions.
(1) Perfusionists examining council; initial appointments. Notwithstanding section 15.407 (2m) of the statutes, as created by this act:
(a) The initial perfusionist members of the perfusionists examining council need not be licensed to practice perfusion by the medical examining board in order to be appointed to and serve as members of the examining council.
(b) The initial members of the perfusionists examining council shall be appointed by the first day of the 4th month beginning after the effective date of this paragraph for the following terms:
1. One perfusionist, for a term expiring on July 1, 2004.
2. One perfusionist and the public member, for terms expiring on July 1, 2005.
3. One perfusionist and the physician, for terms expiring on July 1, 2006.
(2) Waiver of licensure requirements.
(a) In this subsection, "perfusion" has the meaning given in section 448.015 (1m) of the statutes, as created by this act.
(b) Notwithstanding section 448.05 (1) (intro.), (a), (b), and (c) of the statutes, section 448.05 (1) (d) of the statutes, as affected by this act, section 448.05 (3) of the statutes, as created by this act, 448.05 (6) (a) of the statutes, as affected by this act, section 448.05 (6) (am) of the statutes, as created by this act, section 448.05 (7) of the statutes, and section 448.06 (1) of the statutes, the medical examining board shall grant a license to practice perfusion to any individual who, before January 1, 2004, submits an application for licensure that includes evidence satisfactory to the board that the individual has, for all of the 10-year period before the effective date of this paragraph, been practicing perfusion.
(3) Initial license renewal. Notwithstanding section 440.08 (2) (a) 54m. of the statutes, as created by this act, and section 448.07 (2) of the statutes, if the length of time between the effective date of this subsection and November 1, 2003, is less than 2 years, the department of regulation and licensing may reduce the renewal fee for licenses to practice perfusion that expire on November 1, 2003, by an amount that, as determined by the department, reflects such length of time.
89,32 Section 32. Effective dates. This act takes effect on the first day of the 8th month beginning after publication, except as follows:
(1) The treatment of section 15.407 (2m) of the statutes and Section 31 (1) and (2) of this act take effect on the day after publication.
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