2005 WISCONSIN ACT 334
An Act to amend 448.60 (4) and 448.63 (1) (d) 2. of the statutes; relating to: podiatric medicine.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
448.60 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
448.60 (4) "Podiatry" or "podiatric medicine and surgery" means that branch or system of the practice of medicine and surgery that involves treating the sick which is limited to the diagnosis, or mechanical, medical or surgical treatment or treatment by use of drugs, of the feet, but does not include amputations other than digits of the foot or the use of a general anesthetic unless administered by or under the direction of a person licensed to practice medicine and surgery under subch. II. Diagnosis or treatment shall include no portion of the body above the feet except that diagnosis and treatment shall include the tendons and muscles of the lower leg insofar as they shall be involved in conditions of the feet which is limited to conditions affecting the foot and ankle, but does not include the use of a general anesthetic unless administered by or under the direction of a person licensed to practice medicine and surgery under subch. II.
448.63 (1) (d) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
448.63 (1) (d) 2. That the applicant has completed
12 months 2 years of postgraduate training in a program approved by the affiliated credentialing board.
(1) The treatment of section 448.63 (1) (d) 2. of the statutes first applies to an application submitted on June 1, 2010.