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2013 Regular Session
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At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Holvey, Keny-Guyer, Senator Shields
Regular Sponsors: Representative Dembrow, Frederick, Gallegos, Greenlick, Harker,Matthews,Thompson, Vega Pederson, Senator Dingfelder, Monnes Anderson, Winters (Presession Filed)
Bill Title: Relating to continuing education for health care professionals; and declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Provides that certain boards may adopt rules under which board may require person authorized to practice profession regulated by board to receive cultural competency continuing education.
Directs certain health professional regulatory boards to adopt rules by January 1, 2017, requiring licensees to document participation in continuing education opportunities relating to cultural competency approved by Oregon Health Authority.] Requires boards to document participation in such education. Becomes operative January 1, 2017. Requires authority to collaborate with boards to define "cultural competency,] develop list of approved continuing education opportunities and provide list to boards on or before January 1, 2015. Provides that public universities and community colleges may require persons authorized to practice profession regulated by board, and who provide services to students at health care facilities located on campus of public university or community college, to provide proof of participating in continuing education opportunity relating to cultural competency. Becomes operative January 1, 2017. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
Chapter Number: Chapter 240
Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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