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24 DE Admin. Code 1725
The Delaware Polysomnography Advisory Council, pursuant to 24 Del.C. §1799W(c), proposed to amend the regulations governing the practice of polysomnography in the State of Delaware to clarify that the practice of polysomnography is always deemed to occur where the patient is located.
Following publication in the Delaware Register of Regulations on February 1, 2015 a public hearing was held on March 2, 2015. Written comment periods were held open for thirty days, and an additional fifteen days following the public hearing.
Board Exhibit 1 - Affidavit of publication of the public hearing notice in the News Journal; and
Board Exhibit 2 - Affidavit of publication of the public hearing notice in the Delaware State News.
3. Pursuant to 24 Del.C. §1799W(c), the Board has statutory authority to promulgate rules and regulations clarifying specific statutory sections of its statute.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 11th day of May, 2015 by the Delaware Polysomnography Advisory Council.
AND NOW, this 2nd day of June, 2015;
WHEREAS, the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline has considered the attached recommendation of the Respiratory Care Practice Advisory Council for approval of amended rules and regulations related to licensure renewal; and
WHEREAS, the Board has determined to approve the aforesaid rules and regulations as proposed by the Respiratory Care Practice Advisory Council and attached hereto as Exhibit A.
NOW THEREFORE IT IS ORDERED by the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline:
IT IS SO ORDERED this 2nd day of June, 2015:
Board” means Delaware Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline.
Council” means the Polysomnography Advisory Council of the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline.
Out of Center Sleep Testing” means analyzing and scoring polysomnographic data collected outside of a sleep center for the purposes of assisting a licensed medical doctor in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep and wake disorders. Out of Center Sleep Testing includes remote monitoring as well as Home Sleep Testing.
Polysomnographer” means a professional duly licensed by the Delaware Polysomnography Advisory Council of the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline.
3.5 The practice of polysomnography may occur in a hospital setting, independent sleep laboratory, and includes out of center sleep testing. In the case of out of center sleep testing, the practice of polysomnography shall be deemed to be occurring where the patient is located.
7.4.2 Documentation. When a licensee is selected for audit, the licensee shall be required to submit documentation showing detailed accounting of the various hours claimed by the licensee. Licensees selected for random audit are required to supplement the attestation with supporting materials which may include a syllabus, agenda, itinerary or brochure published by the sponsor of the activity and a document showing proof of attendance (i.e., certificate, a signed letter from the sponsor attesting to attendance, report of passing test score). The Council shall attempt to verify the hours shown on the documentation provided by the licensee. Upon completion of the review, the Council will determine whether the licensee's hours meet the requirements of these rules.
9.4 A license may be placed on inactive status at the request of a licensee for no more than five years. An inactive license will convert to expired if it is not reinstated within five years.
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