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448.04(1)(bg)2. 2. The holder of a license issued under this paragraph may engage in the practice of medicine and surgery only at the medical education facility, medical research facility, or medical college where the license holder is teaching, researching, or practicing, and only in accordance with the terms and restrictions established by the board.
448.04(1)(bg)3. 3. Subject to subd. 4., a license issued under this paragraph is valid for one year and may be renewed at the discretion of the board.
448.04(1)(bg)4. 4. A license issued under this paragraph remains valid only while the license holder is actively engaged in teaching, researching, or practicing medicine and surgery and is lawfully entitled to work in the United States.
Effective date note NOTE: Par. (bg) is created eff. 4-1-15 by 2013 Wis. Act 240.
448.04(1)(bm) (bm) Resident educational license to practice medicine and surgery.
448.04(1)(bm)1.1. The board may grant a resident educational license to practice medicine and surgery to an applicant who satisfies the requirements under s. 448.05 (2) (d).
448.04(1)(bm)2. 2. Subject to subd. 3., a license issued under this paragraph is valid for one year and may be renewed for additional one-year terms while the license holder is enrolled in the postgraduate training program under s. 448.05 (2) (d) 1.
448.04(1)(bm)3. 3. A license issued under this paragraph remains valid only while the license holder is actively engaged in the practice of medicine and surgery in the postgraduate training program under s. 448.05 (2) (d) 1. and is lawfully entitled to work in the United States.
448.04(1)(bm)4. 4. The holder of a license issued under this paragraph may engage in the practice of medicine and surgery only in connection with his or her duties under the postgraduate training program under s. 448.05 (2) (d) 1.
Effective date note NOTE: Par. (bm) is created eff. 4-1-15 by 2013 Wis. Act 240.
448.04(1)(c) (c) Temporary educational permit to practice medicine and surgery. Application for a temporary educational permit to practice medicine and surgery may be made to the board by a person who meets the requirements of s. 448.05 (2). Such permit may be issued for a period not to exceed one year and may be renewed annually for not more than 4 years. Such permit shall entitle the holder to take postgraduate educational training in a facility approved by the board. The holder of such permit may, under the direction of a person licensed to practice medicine and surgery in this state, perform services requisite to the training authorized by this section. Acting under such direction, the holder of such permit shall also have the right to prescribe drugs and to sign any certificates, reports, or other papers for the use of public authorities which are required of or permitted to persons licensed to practice medicine and surgery. The holder of such permit shall confine training and practice to the facility in which the holder is taking the training. The purpose of this paragraph is solely to provide opportunities in this state for the postgraduate education of certain persons having training in medicine and surgery satisfactory to the board, without compliance with the licensure requirements of this subchapter. Nothing in this paragraph changes in any respect the requirements for licensure to practice medicine and surgery in this state. The violation of this paragraph by the holder of such permit shall constitute cause for the revocation of the permit. All holders of such permits shall be subject to such provisions of this subchapter as the board, by rule, determines are appropriate and to any penalties applicable to those with a temporary or regular license to practice medicine and surgery. The board may require an applicant for licensure under this paragraph to appear before a member of the board for an interview and oral examination.
Effective date note NOTE: Par. (c) is repealed eff. 4-1-15 by 2013 Wis. Act 240.
448.04(1)(d) (d) License to practice perfusion. A person holding a license to practice perfusion may practice perfusion under the orders and supervision of a physician.
448.04 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. Med 22, Wis. adm. code.
448.04(1)(e) (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.
448.04 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. Med 22, Wis. adm. code.
448.04(1)(f) (f) Physician assistant license. The board shall license as a physician assistant an individual who meets the requirements for licensure under s. 448.05 (5). The board may, by rule, provide for various classes of temporary licenses to practice as physician assistants.
448.04 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. Med 8, Wis. adm. code.
448.04(1)(g) (g) Anesthesiologist assistant license. The board shall license as an anesthesiologist assistant an individual who meets the requirements for licensure under s. 448.05 (5w). The board may, by rule, provide for a temporary license to practice as an anesthesiologist assistant. The board may issue a temporary license to a person who meets the requirements under s. 448.05 (5w) and who is eligible to take, but has not passed, the examination under s. 448.05 (6). A temporary license expires on the date on which the board grants or denies an applicant permanent licensure or on the date of the next regularly scheduled examination required under s. 448.05 (6) if the applicant is required to take, but has failed to apply for, the examination. An applicant who continues to meet the requirements for a temporary license may request that the board renew the temporary license, but an anesthesiologist assistant may not practice under a temporary license for a period of more than 18 months.
448.04(1)(i)1.1. The board may certify as a respiratory care practitioner any individual who completes an application, meets the qualifications for certification under s. 448.05 (5r), and passes the examination required under s. 448.05 (6).
448.04(1)(i)2. 2. The board may, by rule, provide for a temporary certificate to practice respiratory care to be granted to any individual who completes an application and meets the requirements of s. 448.05 (5r) but has not passed the examination required by s. 448.05 (6). Temporary certificates under this subdivision may be issued for a period not to exceed one year and may not be renewed.
448.04(1)(i)3. 3. The board may issue a temporary certificate to practice respiratory care to an individual who submits to the board an application, the fee specified in s. 440.05 (1) (a), written verification that the applicant has passed the national board for respiratory care's certified respiratory therapy technician examination, evidence satisfactory to the board that the applicant meets the requirements of s. 448.05 (5r), and evidence satisfactory to the board that the applicant is certified to practice respiratory care in another state. The board may not issue a temporary certificate under this subdivision to an individual who has previously been issued a temporary certificate under this subdivision. If an applicant for a temporary certificate under this subdivision has been subjected to professional discipline as a result of the applicant's practice of respiratory care, the applicant shall submit to the board a description of the circumstances of the discipline. A temporary certificate under this subdivision may be issued for a period not to exceed 3 months and may not be renewed.
448.04 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. Med 20, Wis. adm. code.
448.04(2) (2)Certificate of licensure. Each license granted by the board shall be attested by a certificate of licensure.
448.04(3) (3)Duplicate. Any person holding a license or certificate granted under this subchapter, which is lost, stolen or destroyed, may apply to the board for a duplicate thereof. Such application shall be made in such manner as the board may designate and shall be accompanied by an affidavit setting out the circumstances of loss. The board shall then issue a duplicate bearing on its face the word "duplicate".
448.05 448.05 Qualification for licensure or certification; examinations; application.
448.05(1) (1) General requirements. To be qualified for the grant of any license or certificate by the board, an applicant must:
448.05(1)(a) (a) Subject to ss. 111.321, 111.322 and 111.335, not have an arrest or conviction record.
448.05(1)(b) (b) Meet the specific requirements as set out in this section for that class of license or certificate for which applying.
448.05(1)(c) (c) Achieve a passing grade in any examinations required in this section.
Effective date note NOTE: Par. (c) is shown as amended eff. 4-1-15 by 2013 Wis. Act 240. Prior to 4-1-15 it reads:
Effective date text (c) Achieve a passing grade in the examinations required in this section.
448.05(1)(d) (d) Be found qualified by three-fourths of the members of the board, except that an applicant for a temporary license or certificate under s. 448.04 (1) (b) 1. and 3., (e), (g), or (i) or a resident educational license under s. 448.04 (1) (bm) must be found qualified by 2 members of the board.
Effective date note NOTE: Par. (d) is shown as amended eff. 4-1-15 by 2013 Wis. Act 240. Prior to 4-1-15 it reads:
Effective date text (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., (e), and (g) must be found qualified by 2 members of the board.
448.05(2) (2)License to practice medicine and surgery.
448.05(2)(a)(a) Except as provided in pars. (b) to (e), an applicant for any class of license to practice medicine and surgery must supply evidence satisfactory to the board of all of the following:
448.05(2)(a)1. 1. That the applicant is a graduate of and possesses a diploma from a medical or osteopathic college that is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the American Osteopathic Association, or a successor organization and that is approved by the board.
448.05(2)(a)2. 2. That the applicant satisfies one of the following:
448.05(2)(a)2.a. a. The applicant has successfully completed and received credit for 24 months of postgraduate training in one or more programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, the American Osteopathic Association, or a successor organization.
448.05(2)(a)2.b. b. The applicant is currently enrolled in a postgraduate training program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, the American Osteopathic Association, or a successor organization; the applicant has successfully completed and received credit for 12 consecutive months of postgraduate training in that program; and the applicant has received an unrestricted endorsement from the postgraduate training program director that includes confirmation that the applicant is expected to continue in the program and complete at least 24 months of postgraduate training.
448.05(2)(a)3. 3. That the applicant satisfies any other requirement established by the board by rule for issuing the license.
448.05(2)(b) (b) Except as provided in pars. (c) to (e), an applicant for a license to practice medicine and surgery who is a graduate of a foreign medical college must supply evidence satisfactory to the board of all of the following:
448.05(2)(b)1. 1. That the applicant is a graduate of and possesses a diploma from a foreign medical college credentialed by an agency approved by the board.
448.05(2)(b)2. 2. That the applicant has obtained certification by the Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates or a successor organization.
448.05(2)(b)3. 3. That the applicant has passed all steps of the United States Medical Licensing Examination administered by the National Board of Medical Examiners and the Federation of State Medical Boards, or their successor organizations.
448.05(2)(b)4. 4. That the applicant satisfies one of the following:
448.05(2)(b)4.a. a. The applicant has successfully completed and received credit for 24 months of postgraduate training in one or more programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, the American Osteopathic Association, or a successor organization.
448.05(2)(b)4.b. b. The applicant is currently enrolled in a postgraduate training program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, the American Osteopathic Association, or a successor organization; the applicant has successfully completed and received credit for 12 consecutive months of postgraduate training in that program; and the applicant has received an unrestricted endorsement from the postgraduate training program director that includes confirmation that the applicant is expected to continue in the program and complete at least 24 months of postgraduate training.
448.05(2)(b)5. 5. That the applicant satisfies any other requirement established by the board by rule for issuing the license.
448.05(2)(c) (c) The board may promulgate rules specifying circumstances in which the board, in cases of hardship or in cases in which the applicant possesses a medical license issued by another jurisdiction, may grant a waiver from any requirement under par. (a) or (b). The board may grant such a waiver only in accordance with those rules.
448.05(2)(d) (d) An applicant for a resident educational license under s. 448.04 (1) (bm) shall provide the board with all of the following:
448.05(2)(d)1. 1. Proof that the applicant has been accepted into a postgraduate training program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, the American Osteopathic Association, or a successor organization.
448.05(2)(d)2. 2. Written confirmation from the institution sponsoring the postgraduate training program into which the applicant has been accepted confirming that the applicant has been or will be appointed to a position in the program.
448.05(2)(d)3. 3. Proof that the applicant is a graduate of and possesses a diploma from a medical or osteopathic college that is approved by the board.
448.05(2)(e) (e) An applicant for a restricted license to practice medicine and surgery as a visiting physician under s. 448.04 (1) (bg) shall provide the board with all of the following:
448.05(2)(e)1. 1. Proof that the applicant is a graduate of and possesses a diploma from a medical or osteopathic college that is approved by the board.
448.05(2)(e)2. 2. Proof that the applicant is licensed to practice medicine and surgery outside this state.
448.05(2)(e)3. 3. Proof that the applicant teaches medicine, engages in medical research, or practices medicine and surgery outside this state.
448.05(2)(e)4. 4. Documentation that the applicant intends to teach, research, or practice medicine and surgery at a medical education facility, medical research facility, or medical college in this state, which must include a signed letter from the dean or president of the facility or college.
448.05(2)(e)5. 5. Proof that the applicant satisfies any other requirement established by the board by rule for issuing the license.
Effective date note NOTE: Sub. (2) is shown as repealed and recreated eff. 4-1-15 by 2013 Wis. Act 240. Prior to 4-1-15 it reads:
Effective date text (2)License to practice medicine and surgery. An applicant for any class of license to practice medicine and surgery must supply evidence satisfactory to the board that the applicant is a graduate of and possesses a diploma from a medical or osteopathic college approved by the board and has completed postgraduate training of 12 months in a facility approved by the board. If an applicant is a graduate of a foreign medical school which has not been approved by the board, and if such applicant has had postgraduate training in this country in a 12-month program approved by the board or has had other professional experience which the board deems has given the applicant the education and training substantially equivalent, and if such applicant has passed the examinations given by the educational council for foreign medical graduates or its successors, the board may make such additional inquiry including a personal interview as satisfies it that the applicant has had such education and training. If a majority of the board is so satisfied, the applicant may then be admitted to examination for a license to practice medicine and surgery. If an applicant is a graduate of a foreign medical school not approved by the board, and such foreign medical school requires either social service or internship or both of its graduates, and if such applicant has not completed such requirements but has completed a 12-month supervised clinical training program under the direction of a medical school approved by the board and has complied with all other requirements of this subsection for graduates of foreign medical schools not approved by the board, the applicant may then be admitted to examination for a license to practice medicine and surgery.
448.05(2c) (2c)Administrative physician license. An applicant for an administrative physician license must supply evidence satisfactory to the board that he or she satisfies the requirements for a license to practice medicine and surgery under sub. (2) (a) or (b), subject to any waiver granted under sub. (2) (c), other than any requirement established by the board by rule relating to the active practice of medicine and surgery.
Effective date note NOTE: Sub. (2c) is created eff. 4-1-15 by 2013 Wis. Act 240.
448.05(3) (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.
448.05(5) (5)Physician assistant license.
448.05(5)(a)(a) The board shall promulgate rules establishing licensing standards and practice standards for physician assistants and shall license persons under those rules. The board may not grant a license as a physician assistant to an applicant unless the applicant submits evidence satisfactory to the board of all of the following:
448.05(5)(a)1. 1. That the applicant has passed the certifying examination administered by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
448.05(5)(a)2. 2. That the applicant has satisfactorily completed a physician assistant training program that is accredited by the American Medical Association's Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation or its successor.
448.05(5)(c) (c) In promulgating rules under par. (a), the board shall recognize the objective under s. 448.20 (4).
448.05 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. Med 8, Wis. adm. code.
448.05(5r) (5r)Certificate as respiratory care practitioner. An applicant for a certificate or a temporary certificate to practice respiratory care shall submit evidence satisfactory to the board that the applicant is a graduate of a school with a course of instruction in respiratory care approved by the commission on accreditation of allied health education programs of the American Medical Association.
448.05 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. Med 20, Wis. adm. code.
448.05(5w) (5w)Anesthesiologist assistant license. An applicant for a license to practice as an anesthesiologist assistant shall submit evidence satisfactory to board that the applicant has done all of the following:
448.05(5w)(a) (a) Obtained a bachelor's degree.
448.05(5w)(b) (b) Satisfactorily completed an anesthesiologist assistant program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, or by a predecessor or successor entity.
448.05(5w)(c) (c) Passed the certifying examination administered by, and obtained active certification from, the National Commission on Certification of Anesthesiologist Assistants or a successor entity.
448.05(6) (6)Examinations.
448.05(6)(a)(a) Except as provided in pars. (am), (ar), and (at), 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.
Effective date note NOTE: Par. (a) is shown as amended eff. 4-1-15 by 2013 Wis. Act 240. Prior to 4-1-15 it reads:
Effective date text (a) Except as provided in pars. (am) and (ar), 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.
448.05(6)(am) (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.
448.05 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. Med 22, Wis. adm. code.
448.05(6)(ar) (ar) When examining an applicant for a license to practice as an anesthesiologist assistant under par. (a), the board shall use the certification examination administered by the National Commission on Certification of Anesthesiologist Assistants or a successor entity. The board may license without additional examination any qualified applicant who is licensed in any state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia and whose license authorizes the applicant to practice in the same manner and to the same extent as an anesthesiologist assistant is authorized to practice under s. 448.22 (2).
448.05(6)(at) (at) When examining an applicant for a license to practice medicine and surgery or an administrative physician license under par. (a), the board may only use examinations prepared, administered, and scored by national examining agencies, except that the board may interview an individual applicant as needed to determine information specific to that applicant.
Effective date note NOTE: Par. (at) is created eff. 4-1-15 by 2013 Wis. Act 240.
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2011-12 Wisconsin Statutes updated though 2013 Wis. Act 200 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before April 18, 2014. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after April 18, 2014 are designated by NOTES. (Published 4-18-14)