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§ 1A-302. License qualifications

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2022

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 1a. Acupuncturists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2022
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 1A-302
§ 1A-302. License qualifications
In general
(a) To qualify for a license, an applicant shall be an individual who meets the requirements of this section.
Moral character, age, education
(b) The applicant shall:
(1) Be of good moral character;
(2) Be at least 18 years old;
(3) Demonstrate competence in performing acupuncture by meeting one of the following standards for education or training:
(i) Graduation from at least a master's level program or its equivalent in acupuncture that is:
1. Approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission;
2. Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine; or
3. Found by the Board to be equivalent to a course approved or accredited under item 1 or 2 of this item; or
(ii) Achievement of a:
1. Diplomate in acupuncture from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine; or
2. Passing score on an examination that is determined by the Board to be equivalent to the examination given by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine;
(4) Demonstrate the ability to communicate in the English language; and
(5) Meet any other qualifications that the Board establishes in regulations.

Credits

Added by Acts 1994, c. 620, § 1, eff. July 1, 1994. Amended by Acts 1997, c. 235, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1997; Acts 2003, c. 407, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2003; Acts 2019, c. 543, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2019.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 1A-302, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 1A-302
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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