2015 Kentucky Revised Statutes
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311.420 Examinations -- Qualifications -- National board examinations -- Fees -Issuance of licenses -- Expenses of board members -- Rules and regulations.
The board shall conduct examinations at least twice a year at such times and places
as the board deems convenient for applicants for licenses to practice podiatry in this
state, and shall admit to examination any applicant who:
(a) Is at least eighteen (18) years of age;
(b) Is a citizen of the United States and a resident of the State of Kentucky;
(c) Is of good moral character and temperate habits; and
(d) Has completed a course in and graduated from a school or college of podiatry
approved by the board.
The board shall prescribe the time, place, method, manner, scope and content of
examinations as relates to KRS 311.380(2); and the board may accept certified,
successful National Board of Podiatry examinations in lieu of its written
Applicants for examination shall present their credentials to the board by mail upon
forms furnished by the board, and shall receive due notice of the place and date of
the examination. Each application shall contain proof of the qualifications required
of the applicant, shall be verified by the applicant under oath, and shall be
accompanied by an examination fee set by the board.
The board shall issue a license to any person who complies with the provisions of
KRS 311.380 to 311.510 and who satisfactorily passes the examination.
The members of the board shall receive no compensation for their services, but shall
be paid their traveling and other necessary expenses while employed upon the
business of the board.
The board may, in good faith, adopt rules and regulations to license and control
those persons who may become formally educated, or by years of employment by a
licensed podiatrist, as a podiatric assistant.
The board may utilize such materials, services or facilities as may be made available
to it by other state agencies or may contract therefor, to such extent as the board in
its discretion, may determine.
Effective: July 15, 1980
History: Amended 1980 Ky. Acts ch. 188, sec. 250, effective July 15, 1980. -Amended 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 225, sec. 11. -- Amended 1970 Ky. Acts ch. 120, sec. 4.
-- Amended 1962 Ky. Acts ch. 289, sec. 3. -- Amended 1952 Ky. Acts ch. 197, sec.
3. -- Created 1948 Ky. Acts ch. 176, sec. 5.
CHAPTER 311 - PHYSICIANS, OSTEOPATHS, PODIATRISTS, AND RELATED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS
311.420 Examinations -- Qualifications -- National board examinations -- Fees -- Issuance of licenses -- Expenses of board members -- Rules and regulations.
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