2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 12 - Professions and Occupations
Article 29.7 - Athletic Trainer Practice Act
§ 12-29.7-113. Confidential agreement to limit practice - violation grounds for discipline
(1) If a registered athletic trainer suffers from a physical or mental illness or condition that renders the registrant unable to practice athletic training with reasonable skill and safety to patients, the registrant shall notify the director of the illness or condition in a manner and within a period of time determined by the director. The director may require the registrant to submit to an examination to evaluate the extent of the illness or condition and its impact on the registrant's ability to practice with reasonable skill and safety to patients.
(2) (a) Upon determining that a registrant with a physical or mental illness or condition is able to render limited athletic training services with reasonable skill and safety to patients, the director may enter into a confidential agreement with the registrant in which the registrant agrees to limit his or her practice based on the restrictions imposed by the illness or condition, as determined by the director.
(b) The agreement must specify that the registrant is subject to periodic reevaluations or monitoring as determined appropriate by the director.
(c) The parties may modify or dissolve the agreement as necessary based on the results of a reevaluation or of monitoring.
(d) By entering into an agreement with the director pursuant to this section to limit his or her practice, the registrant is not engaging in activities that constitute grounds for discipline under section 12-29.7-110. The agreement is an administrative action and does not constitute a restriction or discipline by the director. However, if the registrant fails to comply with the terms of an agreement entered into pursuant to this section, the failure constitutes grounds for disciplinary action under section 12-29.7-110 (2) (d), and the registrant is subject to discipline in accordance with section 12-29.7-110.
(3) This section does not apply to a registrant subject to discipline under section 12-29.7-110 (2) (c).
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