Register November 2011 No. 671
Chapter SPS 71
CERTIFICATION
SPS 71.01   Application for certification.
SPS 71.03   Application for reciprocal certification.
SPS 71.04   Renewal of certification after 5 years.
Ch. SPS 71 Note Note: Chapter RL 71 was renumbered chapter SPS 71 under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., Register November 2011 No. 671.
SPS 71.01 SPS 71.01Application for certification. An applicant for certification as an acupuncturist who has never practiced acupuncture or who does not qualify for certification under s. SPS 71.03, shall submit to the department:
SPS 71.01(1) (1) An application on a form provided by the department.
SPS 71.01 Note Note: Application forms are available on request to the department at 1400 East Washington Avenue, P.O. Box 8935, Madison, Wisconsin 53708.
SPS 71.01(3) (3) The fee specified in s. 440.05 (1), Stats.
SPS 71.01(4) (4) Evidence that the applicant has never been the subject of any disciplinary action by any professional or licensing authority, and subject to ss. 111.321, 111.322 and 111.335, Stats., has not been convicted of any offense substantially related to the practice of acupuncture.
SPS 71.01(5) (5) Evidence of successful completion of the NCCAOM examination in acupuncture, with a passing score as determined by the NCCAOM.
SPS 71.01(6) (6) Evidence of successful completion of course of study and residency, the equivalent of at least 2 consecutive years of full-time education and clinical work in Oriental diagnostic and therapeutic theories and practices at a school accredited by the national accreditation commission for schools and colleges of acupuncture and Oriental medicine or the NCCAOM.
SPS 71.01(7) (7) Evidence of successful completion of a clean needle technique course acceptable to the department.
SPS 71.01 History History: Cr. Register, October, 1990, No. 418, eff. 11-1-90, am. (intro.), (4) to (6), r. (2), Register, May, 1998, No. 509, eff. 6-1-98; correction in (intro.) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register November 2011 No. 671.
SPS 71.03 SPS 71.03Application for reciprocal certification. The applicant provides evidence satisfactory to the department that the requirements for certification in the other state or territory of the United States in which he or she is licensed, certified or registered to practice acupuncture are substantially equivalent to the requirements for initial certification as an acupuncturist in Wisconsin.
SPS 71.03 History History: Cr. Register, October, 1990, No. 418, eff. 11-1-90; r. (intro.) and (1), renum. (2) to be RL 71.03 and am., Register, May, 1998, No. 509, eff. 6-1-98.
SPS 71.04 SPS 71.04Renewal of certification after 5 years. An acupuncture certificate holder who fails to renew his or her credential within 5 years following the renewal date of the certificate shall take and pass the examination required under s. SPS 71.01 (5) within one year prior to the date of application for renewal, unless the applicant provides evidence satisfactory to the department that he or she has actively engaged in the certified practice of acupuncture during the 5 years immediately preceding the application in any other state or territory of the United States.
SPS 71.04 History History: Cr. Register, May, 1998, No. 509, eff. 6-1-98; correction made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register November 2011 No. 671.
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