448.695(1)(a) (a) Rules defining the acts or attempted acts of commission or omission that constitute unprofessional conduct under s. 448.60 (5).
448.695(1)(b) (b) Rules implementing s. 448.697.
448.695(2) (2) The affiliated credentialing board may promulgate rules to carry out the purposes of this subchapter.
448.695(3) (3) The affiliated credentialing board shall promulgate rules specifying the requirements for a course of instruction related to X-ray examinations by persons under the direct supervision of a podiatrist under s. 462.02 (2) (f). In promulgating the rules, the affiliated credentialing board shall consult with the radiography examining board and shall examine laws and rules in other states. The affiliated credentialing board shall approve courses that meet the requirements set forth in the rules.
448.695 History History: 1997 a. 175; 2009 a. 106; 2013 a. 345.
448.695 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also Pod, Wis. adm. code.
448.697 448.697 Informed consent. Any podiatrist who treats a patient shall inform the patient about the availability of reasonable alternate modes of treatment and about the benefits and risks of these treatments. The reasonable podiatrist standard is the standard for informing a patient under this section. The reasonable podiatrist standard requires disclosure only of information that a reasonable podiatrist would know and disclose under the circumstances. The podiatrist's duty to inform the patient under this section does not require disclosure of any of the following:
448.697(1) (1) Detailed technical information that in all probability a patient would not understand.
448.697(2) (2) Risks apparent or known to the patient.
448.697(3) (3) Extremely remote possibilities that might falsely or detrimentally alarm the patient.
448.697(4) (4) Information in emergencies where failure to provide treatment would be more harmful to the patient than treatment.
448.697(5) (5) Information in cases where the patient is incapable of consenting.
448.697(6) (6) Information about alternate modes of treatment for any condition the podiatrist has not included in his or her diagnosis at the time the podiatrist informs the patient.
448.697 History History: 2013 a. 345.
subch. V of ch. 448 SUBCHAPTER V
DIETITIANS AFFILIATED CREDENTIALING BOARD
448.70 448.70 Definitions. In this subchapter:
448.70(1) (1) "Affiliated credentialing board" means the dietitians affiliated credentialing board.
448.70(1m) (1m) "Certified dietitian" means an individual who is certified as a dietitian under this subchapter.
448.70(2) (2) "Dietetics" means the integration and application of principles of nutritional science, biochemistry, food science, physiology, food systems management, behavioral science and social science in order to achieve or maintain the health of an individual or group of individuals. "Dietetics" includes assessing the nutritional needs of an individual or group of individuals and determining available resources and constraints in meeting those nutritional needs; establishing priorities, goals and objectives that meet those nutritional needs and are consistent with available resources and constraints; providing nutrition counseling; or developing, implementing and managing nutritional care systems.
448.70(3) (3) "Dietitian" means an individual who practices dietetics.
448.70 History History: 1993 a. 443.
448.72 448.72 Applicability. This subchapter does not do any of the following:
448.72(1) (1) Require a certificate under this subchapter for any of the following:
448.72(1)(a) (a) A person who is lawfully practicing within the scope of a license, permit or certificate of certification or registration granted under chs. 441, 446 to 451 or 456, or who is lawfully practicing in any other health care profession that is regulated by state law.
448.72(1)(b) (b) A person to whom a practice or procedure is delegated by a person under par. (a).
448.72(1)(c) (c) A person pursuing a supervised course of study, including internships, leading to a degree or certificate in dietetics from an accredited educational program or an educational program approved by the affiliated credentialing board.
448.72(1)(d) (d) A dietetic technician or assistant who is working under the supervision of a certified dietitian.
448.72(1)(e) (e) A dietitian who is serving in the U.S. armed forces, as defined in s. 40.02 (57m), or in the commissioned corps of the federal public health service or is employed by the U.S. veterans administration, and who is engaged in the practice of dietetics as part of that service or employment.
448.72(1)(f) (f) A person who markets or distributes food, food materials or dietary or food supplements, who explains the use, benefits or preparation of food, food materials or dietary or food supplements, who furnishes nutritional information on food, food materials or dietary or food supplements, or who disseminates nutritional information or literature, if the person does not use the title "dietitian" or "certified dietitian" and the person complies with applicable federal, state and local laws.
448.72(2) (2) Prohibit a dietetic student described in sub. (1) (c) from using the title "dietitian student" or any other title, letters or designation that clearly indicates his or her status as a student or trainee.
448.72(3) (3) Prohibit an individual described in sub. (1) (e) from using the title "dietitian" or any letters or designation that represents or may tend to represent the individual as a dietitian, if the title, letters or designation is used only in the course of the individual's service or employment.
448.72(4) (4) Prohibit an individual who is registered as a dietitian with the commission on dietetic registration of the American Dietetic Association from using the title "dietitian" or "registered dietitian".
448.72(5) (5) Prohibit an individual who is registered as a dietetic technician with the commission on dietetic registration of the American Dietetic Association from using the title "dietetic technician" or "dietetic technician registered".
448.72(6) (6) Prohibit an individual from using the title "dietitian", "licensed dietitian" or "certified dietitian" if the person is licensed or certified as a dietitian under the laws of another state which has licensure or certification requirements that the affiliated credentialing board determines to be substantially equivalent to the requirements under s. 448.78.
448.72 History History: 1993 a. 443; 1997 a. 75.
448.74 448.74 Duties of affiliated credentialing board. The affiliated credentialing board shall promulgate rules that do all of the following:
448.74(1) (1) Establish criteria for the approval of educational programs and training under s. 448.78 (3) and (4).
448.74(2) (2) Establish a code of ethics to govern the professional conduct of certified dietitians.
448.74 History History: 1993 a. 443.
448.74 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also DI, Wis. adm. code.
448.76 448.76 Use of titles. Except as provided in s. 448.72 (1) (e) and (2) to (6), a person who is not a certified dietitian may not designate himself or herself as a dietitian, claim to provide dietetic services or use any title or initials that represent or may tend to represent the person as certified or licensed as a dietitian or as certified or licensed in a nutrition-related field.
448.76 History History: 1993 a. 443; 1997 a. 75.
448.78 448.78 Certification of dietitians. The affiliated credentialing board shall grant a certificate as a dietitian to an individual who does all of the following:
448.78(1) (1) Submits an application for the certificate to the department on a form provided by the department.
448.78(2) (2) Pays the fee specified in s. 440.05 (1).
448.78(3) (3) Submits evidence satisfactory to the affiliated credentialing board that he or she has done any of the following:
448.78(3)(a) (a) Received a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree in human nutrition, nutrition education, food and nutrition, dietetics or food systems management from a program at a college or university that is regionally accredited, as determined by the affiliated credentialing board, and that is located in a state or territory of the United States.
448.78(3)(b) (b) Received a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree in human nutrition, nutrition education, food and nutrition, dietetics or food systems management from a program at a college or university that is not located in a state or territory of the United States if the affiliated credentialing board determines that the program is substantially equivalent to a program under par. (a).
448.78(3)(c) (c) Received a degree from or otherwise successfully completed a program in human nutrition, nutrition education, food and nutrition, dietetics or food systems management that is approved by the affiliated credentialing board.
448.78(4) (4) Submits evidence satisfactory to the affiliated credentialing board that he or she has completed at least 900 hours of dietetics practice in any state or territory of the United States under the supervision of any of the following:
448.78(4)(a) (a) A certified dietitian.
448.78(4)(b) (b) An individual who is registered as a dietitian with the commission on dietetic registration of the American Dietetic Association.
448.78(4)(c) (c) An individual who received a doctoral degree in human nutrition, nutrition education, food and nutrition, dietetics or food systems management from any of the following:
448.78(4)(c)1. 1. A program at a college or university that is regionally accredited, as determined by the affiliated credentialing board, and that is located in a state or territory of the United States.
448.78(4)(c)2. 2. A program at a college or university that is not located in a state or territory of the United States if the affiliated credentialing board determines that the program is substantially equivalent to a program under subd. 1.
448.78(5) (5) Passes the registration examination for dietitians established by the commission on dietetic registration of the American dietetic association, or passes an equivalent examination approved by the affiliated credentialing board, and held under s. 448.84, to determine fitness to practice dietetics.
448.78 History History: 1993 a. 443.
448.80 448.80 Temporary certificate. Upon application and payment of the fee specified in s. 440.05 (6), the affiliated credentialing board may grant a temporary dietitian certificate to an individual who satisfies the requirements under s. 448.78 (1) to (4) and has submitted an application to take the next available examination under s. 448.84. A temporary certificate granted under this section is valid for a period designated by the affiliated credentialing board, not to exceed 9 months, and may be renewed once by the affiliated credentialing board.
448.80 History History: 1993 a. 443.
448.82 448.82 Reciprocal certificate. Upon application and payment of the fee specified in s. 440.05 (2), the affiliated credentialing board shall grant a dietitian certificate to an individual who holds a similar certificate or license in another state or territory of the United States if the affiliated credentialing board determines that the requirements for receiving the certificate in the other state or territory are substantially equivalent to the requirements under s. 448.78.
448.82 History History: 1993 a. 443.
448.84 448.84 Examinations.
448.84(1)(1) The affiliated credentialing board shall conduct or arrange for examinations for dietitian certification at least semiannually and at times and places determined by the affiliated credentialing board, and shall provide public notice of each examination at least 90 days before the date of the examination.
448.84(2) (2) Examinations held under sub. (1) shall consist of written or oral tests, or both, requiring applicants to demonstrate minimum competency in subjects substantially related to the practice of dietetics.
448.84 History History: 1993 a. 443.
448.86 448.86 Issuance of certificate; expiration and renewal.
448.86(1)(1) The department shall issue a certificate to each individual who is certified under this subchapter.
448.86(2) (2) The renewal dates for certificates granted under this subchapter, other than temporary certificates granted under s. 448.80, are specified under s. 440.08 (2) (a). Renewal applications shall be submitted to the department on a form provided by the department and shall include the renewal fee determined by the department under s. 440.03 (9) (a).
448.86 History History: 1993 a. 443; 1997 a. 175; 2007 a. 20.
448.87 448.87 Disciplinary proceedings and actions.
448.87(1) (1) Subject to the rules promulgated under s. 440.03 (1), the affiliated credentialing board may make investigations and conduct hearings to determine whether a violation of this subchapter or any rule promulgated under this subchapter has occurred.
448.87(2) (2) Subject to the rules promulgated under s. 440.03 (1), the affiliated credentialing board may reprimand a certified dietitian or deny, limit, suspend or revoke a certificate granted under this subchapter if it finds that the applicant or certified dietitian has done any of the following:
448.87(2)(a) (a) Made a material misstatement in an application for a certificate or for renewal of a certificate.
448.87(2)(b) (b) Subject to ss. 111.321, 111.322 and 111.335, been convicted of an offense the circumstances of which substantially relate to the practice of dietetics.
448.87(2)(c) (c) Advertised in a manner that is false, deceptive or misleading.
448.87(2)(d) (d) Advertised, practiced or attempted to practice under another's name.
448.87(2)(e) (e) Subject to ss. 111.321, 111.322 and 111.34, practiced dietetics while his or her ability to practice was impaired by alcohol or other drugs.
448.87(2)(f) (f) Engaged in unprofessional or unethical conduct in violation of the code of ethics established in the rules promulgated under s. 448.74 (2).
448.87(2)(g) (g) Engaged in conduct while practicing dietetics which evidences a lack of knowledge or ability to apply professional principles or skills.
448.87(2)(h) (h) Violated this subchapter or any rule promulgated under this subchapter.
448.87 History History: 1993 a. 443; 1999 a 180 s. 55.
448.94 448.94 Penalties. Any person who violates this subchapter or any rule promulgated under this subchapter may be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned for not more than 6 months or both.
448.94 History History: 1993 a. 443.
subch. VI of ch. 448 SUBCHAPTER VI
ATHLETIC TRAINERS AFFILIATED CREDENTIALING BOARD
448.95 448.95 Definitions. In this subchapter:
448.95(1) (1) "Affiliated credentialing board" means the athletic trainers affiliated credentialing board.
448.95(4) (4) "Athletic trainer" means an individual who engages in athletic training.
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2011-12 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2013 Wis. Act 380 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before Sept. 3, 2014. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after Sept. 3, 2014 are designated by NOTES. (Published 9-3-14)