|(a) Delinquency for continuing education may be allowed
in cases of hardship as determined on an individual basis by the executive
director. In cases of such hardships, hours of delinquency must be
current at the end of a three-year period.
(b) Any practitioner not actively practicing podiatric
medicine shall be exempt from these requirements; however, upon resuming
practice of podiatric medicine, that person shall fulfill the requirements
of the preceding year from the effective date prior to the resumption
(c) Any program approved by the Council on Podiatric
Medical Education of the American Podiatric Medical Association is
acceptable to the department.
(d) Hours obtained in Colleges or Universities while
working on a degreed or non-degreed program or an approved residency
program by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education and providing
these courses shall be of a medical nature, shall be considered as
having fulfilled the requirements of continuing education hours for
the fiscal year.
(e) Hours of continuing education submitted to the
department for approval, must be certified by the Continuing Education
Director of the institution or organization from which the hours were
obtained, that he/she was in actual attendance for the specified period.