Med 13.03(2)(a)(a) The board shall accept for continuing medical education credit, voluntary, uncompensated services provided by physicians specializing in psychiatry in assisting the department of health services in the evaluation of community outpatient mental health programs, as defined in s. 51.01 (3n), Stats., and approved by the department of health services according to rules promulgated under s. 51.42 (7) (b), Stats. Four hours of assistance, including hours expended in necessary training by the department of health services, shall be deemed to equal one hour of acceptable continuing medical education for the purposes of this chapter.
Med 13.03(2)(b) (b) Physicians wishing to apply for continuing medical education credit under this subsection shall register in advance with the board and shall notify the board on forms provided by the board of the dates and the total number of hours in any biennium for which the applicant will be available to provide assistance. Referrals shall be made to the department of health services in the order received pursuant to requests for assistance received from that department by the medical examining board and by the psychology examining board.
Med 13.03 Note Note: Forms to apply for continuing medical education credit are available upon request to the board office located at 1400 East Washington Avenue, P.O. Box 8935, Madison, Wisconsin 53708 or by email at dsps@wisconsin.gov.
Med 13.03(3)(a)(a) Only educational courses and programs approved by the board may be used to satisfy the requirement under s. Med 13.02 (1g) (a) and (1r) (a). To apply for approval of a continuing education course or program, a provider shall submit to the board an application on forms provided by the department. The application shall include all of the following concerning the course or program:
Med 13.03(3)(a)1. 1. The title.
Med 13.03(3)(a)2. 2. A general description and a detailed outline of the content.
Med 13.03(3)(a)3. 3. The dates and locations.
Med 13.03(3)(a)4. 4. The name and qualifications of the instructor.
Med 13.03(3)(a)5. 5. The sponsor.
Med 13.03 Note Note: An application for continuing education course or program approval may be obtained from the board at the Department of Safety and Professional Services, Office of Education and Examinations, P.O. Box 8366, Madison, Wisconsin, 53708, or from the department's website at http://dsps.wi.gov.
Med 13.03(3)(b) (b) A continuing education course or program must meet all of the following criteria to be approved:
Med 13.03(3)(b)1. 1. The course or program is accepted by the board under sub. (1) (b).
Med 13.03(3)(b)2. 2. The subject matter of the course pertains to the guidelines issued by the board under s. 440.035 (2m), Stats.
Med 13.03(3)(b)3. 3. The provider agrees to monitor the attendance and furnish a certificate of attendance to each participant. The certificate of attendance shall certify successful completion of the course or program.
Med 13.03(3)(b)4. 4. The provider is approved by the board.
Med 13.03(3)(b)5. 5. The course or program content and instructional methodologies are approved by the board.
Med 13.03(3)(c) (c) A separate application shall be submitted for each continuing education course or program approval request.
Med 13.03(3)(d) (d) A course or program sponsor may repeat a previously approved course or program without application, if the subject matter and instructor has not changed.
Med 13.03 History History: Cr. Register, February, 1977, No. 254, eff. 3-1-77; am. Register, February, 1981, No. 302, eff. 3-1-81; renum. Med 13.03 to be 13.03 (1) and am., cr. (intro.), (2), Register, November, 1995, No. 479, eff. 12-1-95; r. and recr. (1), Register, May, 1997, No. 497, eff. 6-1-97; r. (1) (c), Register, December, 1999, No. 528, eff. 1-1-00; correction in (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 6., Stats., Register November 2011 No. 671; EmR1631: emerg. cr. (3), eff. 11-10-16; CR 16-070: cr. (3) Register May 2017 No. 737, eff. 6-1-17.
Med 13.04 Med 13.04Physician postgraduate training program; length of service. The board will accept postgraduate training in a program approved by the board under the provisions of s. Med 1.02 (3), as fulfilling the requirements of this chapter for continuing medical education for physicians. Three consecutive months of such postgraduate training shall be deemed to equal 30 hours of acceptable continuing medical education for the purposes of this chapter.
Med 13.04 History History: Cr. Register, February, 1977, No. 254, eff. 3-1-77; am. Register, March, 1979, No. 279, eff. 4-1-79; am. Register, May, 1997, No. 497, eff. 6-1-97.
Med 13.05 Med 13.05Evidence of compliance.
Med 13.05(1) (1)Physicians. The board will accept as evidence of compliance by physicians with the requirements of this chapter, as original documents or verified copies thereof, any or all or any combination of the following:
Med 13.05(1)(a) (a) Certification by either the providing institution or organization or the American medical association or the American osteopathic association, or components thereof, of attendance at and completion of continuing medical education programs approved under the provisions of s. Med 13.03 (1) (a).
Med 13.05(1)(b) (b) A “Physician's Recognition Award" of the American medical association or a certificate of continuing medical education from the American academy of family physicians awarded not more than 12 months prior to the beginning of the calendar year for which application for registration is being made.
Med 13.05(1)(c) (c) Certification by a chief of service or head of department or director of medical education of the providing facility of appointment to and satisfactory participation in a postgraduate training program approved under the provisions of s. Med 13.04.
Med 13.05(2) (2)Retention requirement. Evidence of compliance shall be retained by each physician through the biennium for which 30 hours of credit are required for registration.
Med 13.05 History History: Cr. Register, February, 1977, No. 254, eff. 3-1-77; am. (1) (intro.) and r. and recr. (2), Register, February, 1981, No. 302, eff. 3-1-81; am. (1) (intro.), (a) and (2), cr. (1m), Register, May, 1997, No. 497, eff. 6-1-97; r. (1m), am. (2), Register, December, 1999, No. 528, eff. 1-1-00.
Med 13.06 Med 13.06Audit. The board shall conduct a random audit of licensees on a biennial basis for compliance with the continuing education requirement stated in s. Med 13.02 (1). The board may require any physician to submit evidence of compliance with the continuing education requirement to the board during the biennium for which 30 hours of credit are required for registration to audit compliance.
Med 13.06 History History: Cr. Register, February, 1981, No. 302, eff. 3-1-81; am. Register, May, 1997, No. 497, eff. 6-1-97; am. Register, December, 1999, No. 528, eff. 1-1-00; CR 14-033: am. Register May 2015 No. 713, eff. 6-1-15.
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Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.