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§ 1031.2. Licensure of Clinical Cytogeneticist Scientists.

17 CA ADC § 1031.2BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 17. Public Health
Division 1. State Department of Health Services
Chapter 2. Laboratories
Subchapter 1. Service Laboratories
Group 2. Clinical Laboratory Regulations
Article 1.5. Licensure of Clinical Laboratory Personnel (Refs & Annos)
17 CCR § 1031.2
§ 1031.2. Licensure of Clinical Cytogeneticist Scientists.
(a) Each person performing high complexity tests or examinations in the specialty of cytogenetics in a licensed clinical laboratory shall possess a valid clinical cytogeneticist scientist license except for the following persons:
(1) A physician and surgeon licensed by the State to practice medicine pursuant to chapter 5 of division 2 of the Business and Professions Code; or
(2) A clinical cytogeneticist licensed to direct a cytogenetics laboratory pursuant to chapter 3; or
(3) A clinical laboratory bioanalyst licensed pursuant to chapter 3; or
(4) A clinical laboratory scientist licensed pursuant to chapter 3.
(b) In order to be eligible for licensure as a clinical cytogeneticist scientist, an applicant shall:
(1) Hold a baccalaureate or an equivalent or higher degree, which shall include at least 25 semester or 38 quarter hours in biology, chemistry or clinical laboratory science from an accredited college or university, and
(2) Provide evidence of satisfactory performance on a written examination in the specialty of cytogenetics administered by the National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA), prior to October 23, 2009, or by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), on or after October 23, 2009, and either:
(A) On or after March 14, 2003, have completed at least one year of training and/or experience in clinical cytogenetics in a clinical laboratory certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in clinical cytogenetics. This training shall be approved by the department pursuant to Section 1035 and acceptable for admission to an examination administered by the NCA prior to October 23, 2009, or by the ASCP on or after October 23, 2009, in the specialty of cytogenetics; or
(B) Prior to March 14, 2003, have completed training and/or experience in clinical cytogenetics, acceptable for admission to an examination in the specialty of cytogenetics administered by the NCA, or on or after October 23, 2009, by the ASCP. Such training and/or experience shall have been obtained in a clinical laboratory certified by CMS in clinical cytogenetics or in histopathology (cytogenetics).
Note: Authority cited: Sections 1224, 1261 and 1261.5, Business and Professions Code; and Sections 100275 and 131200, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 1203, 1205, 1206, 1206.5, 1210, 1222.5, 1261, 1261.5, 1262, 1282 and 1286, Business and Professions Code; and Sections 131050 and 131051, Health and Safety Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 3-13-2003 as an emergency; operative 3-13-2003 (Register 2003, No. 11). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 7-11-2003 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. Certificate of Compliance as to 3-13-2003 order transmitted to OAL 7-10-2003 and filed 8-21-2003 (Register 2003, No. 34).
3. Change without regulatory effect amending subsections (b)(2)-(b)(2)(B) and Note filed 4-7-2010 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2010, No. 15).
This database is current through 10/1/21 Register 2021, No. 40
17 CCR § 1031.2, 17 CA ADC § 1031.2
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