§ 29.68. Continuing education exemptions.
(a) Continuing education credits are not required for the years in which a licensed and currently registered podiatrist is in active military service or engaged in an American Podiatry Association approved Podiatric Residency Program.
(b) The Board may waive all or a portion of the continuing education requirement for biennial renewal upon request of a licensee for serious illness or other demonstrated hardship. The request shall be made in writing, contain supporting documentation, and shall include a description of circumstances sufficient to show why compliance is impossible. A waiver request will be evaluated by the Board on a case-by-case basis. The Board will send written notification of its approval or denial of a waiver request.
(c) A fee shall be assessed for review of waiver or extension requests in accordance with § 29.13 (relating to fees).
The provisions of this § 29.68 amended under sections 9, 9.1 and 15 of the Podiatry Practice Act (63 P. S. § § 42.9, 42.9a and 42.15).
The provisions of this § 29.68 adopted June 8, 1979, effective June 9, 1979, 9 Pa.B. 1804; amended December 5, 2003, effective December 6, 2003, 33 Pa.B. 5916. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (208635).
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