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PENNSYLVANIA STATE BOARD OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY EDUCATION AND LICENSURE

September 2010 www.dos.state.pa.us
BOARD MEETING DATES
Aug. 24, 2010
Sept. 30, 2010
Oct. 26, 2010
Nov. 23, 2010
Dec. 28, 2010
Jan. 25, 2011

OTHER NEWS
Disciplinary Actions
A listing of disciplinary or corrective measures taken by the 29 professional licensing boards and commissions, Charitable Organizations and Notaries Public.
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Changes to 2010 Medical License Renewals
All licenses issued by the State Board of Medicine will require renewal by Dec. 31, 2010. Renewal notices will be mailed to licensees at the address on record approximately 90 days prior to the expiration date. You will not be able to renew the license until that time. Once the renewal period has begun, you may renew your license online at www.mylicense.state.pa.us.
Changes to the Nurse Board
CRNP Regulations
Significant changes to the Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners (CRNP) regulations went into effect on Dec. 12, 2009. 

With the new CRNP regulations published by the Nurse Board, the Medical Board’s regulations concerning the practice of CRNPs have been superseded. However, collaborating physicians are still bound by the State Board of Medicine’s regulations.

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Continuing Medical Education for Medical Doctors

In order to renew a license, medical doctors will be required to complete 100 credit hours of continuing medical education (CME) in the preceding biennial period, which runs from January 1 of the odd year through December 31 of the next even year.

You are encouraged to learn more about specific CME credit category and documentation requirements.

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Health Licesning Board Roundtable
Yields Positive Feedback and Results


by Kaitlin Murphy, Office of Communications and Press intern

Acting Secretary Basil L. Merenda and Deputy Commissioner Mark Vessella held the first Health Licensing Board Roundtable discussion meeting in several years on July 15.  The meeting’s 30 attendees included board chairs, administrators and division chiefs.

During the meeting, various administrative issues were discussed and board chairs were given the opportunity to raise issues of concern for their board.


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717.783.1389 | ST-MEDICINE@pa.gov
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