Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 64. Medicine
Section 209. Qualifications For Podiatry Applicants.
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AS 08.64.209. Qualifications For Podiatry Applicants.

(a) Each applicant who desires to practice podiatry shall meet the qualifications prescribed in AS 08.64.200 (a)(3) - (5) and shall

(1) submit a certificate of graduation from a legally chartered school of podiatry approved by the board;

(2) take the examination required by AS 08.64.210 ; the board shall call to its aid a podiatrist of known ability who is licensed to practice podiatry to assist in the examination and licensure of applicants for a license to practice podiatry;

(3) receive education in pain management and opioid use and addiction, unless the applicant has demonstrated to the satisfaction of the board that the applicant does not currently hold a valid federal Drug Enforcement Administration registration number; an applicant may include past professional experience or professional education as proof of professional competence;

(4) meet other qualifications of experience or education that the board may require.

(b) The provisions of AS 08.64.180 - 08.64.190, 08.64.220, and 08.64.230 - 08.64.380 relating to the practice of medicine or osteopathy apply to the application procedure, testing, and practice of podiatry, as appropriate.

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