2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 448. Medical practices.
448.63 Licensure of podiatrists.

448.63

448.63 Licensure of podiatrists.

448.63(1)

(1) Subject to sub. (4), the affiliated credentialing board shall grant a license as a podiatrist to a person who does all of the following:

448.63(1)(a)

(a) Submits an application for the license to the department on a form provided by the department.

448.63(1)(b)

(b) Pays the fee specified in s. 440.05 (1).

448.63(1)(c)

(c) Subject to ss. 111.321, 111.322 and 111.335, submits evidence satisfactory to the affiliated credentialing board that the applicant does not have an arrest or conviction record.

448.63(1)(d)

(d) Submits evidence satisfactory to the affiliated credentialing board of all of the following:

448.63(1)(d)1.

1. That the applicant is a graduate of a school of podiatric medicine and surgery approved by the affiliated credentialing board and possesses a diploma from such school conferring the degree of doctor of podiatric medicine, or equivalent degree as determined by the affiliated credentialing board, unless the affiliated credentialing board waives these requirements under sub. (2).

448.63(1)(d)2.

2. That the applicant has completed 2 years of postgraduate training in a program approved by the affiliated credentialing board.

448.63(1)(e)

(e) Passes an examination under s. 448.64.

448.63(2)

(2) The affiliated credentialing board may waive the requirement under sub. (1) (d) 1. for an applicant who establishes, to the satisfaction of the affiliated credentialing board, all of the following:

448.63(2)(a)

(a) That he or she is a graduate of a podiatry school.

448.63(2)(b)

(b) That he or she is licensed as a podiatrist by another licensing jurisdiction in the United States.

448.63(2)(c)

(c) That the jurisdiction in which he or she is licensed required the licensee to be a graduate of a school approved by the licensing jurisdiction or of a school that the licensing jurisdiction evaluated for education equivalency.

448.63(2)(d)

(d) That he or she has actively practiced podiatry, under the license issued by the other licensing jurisdiction in the United States, for at least 3 years immediately preceding the date of his or her application.

448.63(3)

(3) The affiliated credentialing board may promulgate rules providing for various classes of temporary licenses to practice podiatry.

448.63(4)

(4) The affiliated credentialing board may grant a limited license to an applicant for a license under sub. (1) if the affiliated credentialing board finds that the applicant has not demonstrated adequate education, training or performance on any past examination or in any past practice, and that, based upon considerations of public health and safety, the applicant does not qualify for full licensure under sub. (1).

448.63 - ANNOT.

History: 1997 a. 175; 2005 a. 334.

448.63 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also ch. Pod 1, Wis. adm. code.

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