Effective date: 8/6/2018

    (1) Licensees shall not be required to complete continuing education requirements during the biennium in which they receive initial licensure.

Terms Used In Florida Regulations 64B5-12.0135

  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
    (2) Dentists shall not be required to complete continuing education requirements during any biennium in which they are:
    (a) Enrolled full-time in a post-graduate specialty training or residency program at a dental school accredited by the American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Accreditation, or
    (b) Serving as full-time faculty members at a dental, dental hygiene or dental assisting school accredited by the American Dental Association’s Commission of Dental Accreditation.
    (3) Dental hygienists shall not be required to complete continuing education requirements during any biennium in which they are:
    (a) Enrolled full-time in an academic program directly related to dentistry or dental hygiene, or
    (b) Serving as full-time faculty members at a dental, dental hygiene school or dental assisting school accredited by the American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Accreditation.
    (4) No provision of this section shall relieve a licensee from the obligation to obtain training required by sections 456.013(7), 456.031, 456.033, 456.0301, F.S., as a condition of licensure renewal.
Rulemaking Authority 466.004(4), 466.0135, 466.014 FS. Law Implemented 456.013(7), 456.0301, 456.031, 456.033, 466.0135, 466.014 FS. History—New 1-18-89, Formerly 21G-12.0135, 61F5-12.0135, 59Q-12.0135, Amended 5-17-06, 8-6-18.