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Delaware General AssemblyDelaware RegulationsMonthly Register of RegulationsMay 2014

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The Delaware Polysomnography Advisory Council, pursuant to 24 Del.C. §1799W(c), proposed to adopt regulations governing the practice of polysomnography in the State of Delaware. As a newly created Council, regulating a profession that first required licensure by virtue of legislation enacted September 12, 2012, these regulations are comprehensive, and all newly created.
Following publication in the Delaware Register of Regulations on March 1, 2014 a public hearing was held on March 28, 2014. Written comment periods were held open for thirty days, and an additional fifteen days following the public hearing.
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.
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.
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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