CHAPTER Gen 100  ORGANIZATIONAL RULES

          PART Gen 101  PURPOSE

                  Section Gen 101.01  Purpose

 

            PART Gen 102  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Gen 102.01  ABGC

                  Section Gen 102.02  ABMG

                  Section Gen 102.03  Board

                  Section Gen 102.04  Genetic Counselor

                  Section Gen 102.05  NSCC

                  Section Gen 102.06  Office of Licensed Allied Health Professionals

                  Section Gen 102.07  Practice of Genetic Counseling

 

            PART Gen 103  DESCRIPTION OF THE BOARD AND BOARD MEETINGS

                  Section Gen 103.01  Composition of the Board

                  Section Gen 103.02  Officers

                  Section Gen 103.03  Relationship of the Board to the Office of Licensed Allied Health Professionals

                        Section Gen 103.04  Responsibilities of the Board

                        Section Gen 103.05  Board Meetings and Quorum

                        Section Gen 103.06  Attendance at Meetings by Members of the Public

                        Section Gen 103.07  Notice of Meetings

                        Section Gen 103.08  Minutes of Board Meetings

 

            PART Gen 104  PUBLIC INFORMATION

                  Section Gen 104.01  Office Location and Mailing Address, Telephone Number, Number for TTY/TDD Users and E-Mail Address

                  Section Gen 104.02  Communication with the Board

                  Section Gen 104.03  Public Access to Records

 

CHAPTER Gen 200  PROCEDURAL RULES

          PART Gen 201  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Gen 201.01  Definitions

 

          PART Gen 202  PROCEDURES FOR THE RECEIPT OF MISCONDUCT COMPLAINTS AND THE CONDUCT OF DISCIPLINARY HEARINGS

                  Section Gen 202.01  Procedures for the Receipt of Misconduct Complaints and the Conduct of Disciplinary Hearings

 

          PART Gen 203  CONSTRUCTION OF RULES; RIGHT TO A HEARING

                  Section Gen 203.01  Principals of Construction

                  Section Gen 203.02  Right to a Hearing

 

          PART Gen 204  CONDUCT OF HEARINGS BY PRESIDING OFFICER; WAIVER OF RULES

                  Section Gen 204.01  Presiding Officer

                  Section Gen 204.02  Withdrawal of Presiding Officer

                  Section Gen 204.03  Waiver or Suspension of Rules by Presiding Officer

 

          PART Gen 205  TIME PERIODS

                  Section Gen 205.01  Computation of Time

 

          PART Gen 206  FILING, FORMAT AND DELIVERY OF DOCUMENTS

                  Section Gen 206.01  Date of Issuance or Filing

                  Section Gen 206.02  Format of Documents

                  Section Gen 206.03  Delivery of Documents

 

          PART Gen 207  MOTIONS AND OBJECTIONS

                  Section Gen 207.01  Motions; Objections to Motions; Ruling on Motions

 

          PART Gen 208  COMMENCEMENT OF ADJUDICATIVE PROCEEDINGS; EMERGENCY SUSPENSION PROCEDURES; APPEARANCES; PRE-HEARING CONFERENCES; RECORDING THE HEARING

                  Section Gen 208.01  Notice Commencing Adjudicative Proceedings

                  Section Gen 208.02  Appearances

                  Section Gen 208.03  Pre-Hearing Conference

                  Section Gen 208.04  Recording the Hearing

 

          PART Gen 209  INTERVENTION; ROLE OF BOARD STAFF

                  Section Gen 209.01  Intervention Procedure

                  Section Gen 209.02  Effect of Intervention and Rights of an Intervenor

                  Section Gen 209.03  Role of Board Staff

                  Section Gen 209.04  Role of Complainant

 

          PART Gen 210  CONTINUANCES

                  Section Gen 210.01  Continuances

 

          PART Gen 211  FAILURE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE HEARING

                  Section Gen 211.01  Failure of the Party Having the Overall Burden of Proof to Participate in the Hearing

 

CHAPTER Gen 300  REQUIREMENTS FOR INITIAL LICENSURE

          PART Gen 301  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Gen 301.01  Direct Supervision

                  Section Gen 301.02  Indirect Supervision

                  Section Gen 301.03  National Examination in Genetic Counseling

                  Section Gen 301.04  Provisional License

 

          PART Gen 302  INITIAL LICENSURE TO PRACTICE GENETIC COUNSELING

                  Section Gen 302.01  Types of Initial Licensure

 

          PART Gen 303  APPLICATION PROCEDURE

                  Section Gen 303.01  Processing of Applications

                  Section Gen 303.02  Multipart Application Form for All Applicants

                  Section Gen 303.03  Effect of Notarized Signature

                  Section Gen 303.04  Documents Required of Applicants for Full and Provisional Licensure

                  Section Gen 303.05  Documents Required of Applicants for Provisional Licensure

 

          PART Gen 304  ELIGIBILITY FOR FULL INITIAL LICENSURE

                  Section Gen 304.01  Eligibility Requirements

 

          PART Gen 305  ELIGIBILITY FOR PROVISIONAL LICENSURE

                  Section 305.01  Eligibility Requirements for Provisional Licensure

 

          PART Gen 306  PRACTICE UNDER A PROVISIONAL LICENSE

                  Section Gen 306.01  Practice Restrictions Imposed Upon Provisional Licensees

                  Section Gen 306.02  Obligations of Provisional Licensees

                  Section Gen 306.03  Obligation of the Supervisor of a Provisional Licensee

                  Section Gen 306.04  Duration of Provisional Licenses

                  Section Gen 306.05  Extension of the Period of Validity of a Provisional License

                  Section Gen 306.06  Supervision Form

                  Section Gen 306.07  Eligibility for Full Initial Licensure of Provisional Licensees

 

CHAPTER Gen 400  CONTIUED STATUS

          PART Gen 401  DEFINITIONS

 

          PART GEN 402  PROCEDURES FOR RENEWING A LICENSE AND INDICATING A DECISION NOT TO RENEW

                  Section Gen 402.01  Procedure for Licensees Who Do Not Wish to Renew Their Licenses

                  Section Gen 402.02  License Renewal Procedure

                  Section Gen 402.03  License Renewal Application Packet

                  Section Gen 402.04  Licensure Renewal Application Form

                  Section Gen 402.05  Effect of the Renewal Applicant’s Signature

                  Section Gen 402.06  Documents

                  Section Gen 402.07  The Board’s Renewal Application Processing Procedures

                  Section Gen 402.08  Non-Completion of Maintenance of Continuing Competence Reported on the Renewal Form

                  Section Gen 402.09  Audit Procedure

                  Section Gen 402.10  Basis for Renewal of Licensure

 

          PART GEN 403  REINSTATEMENT OF LICENSURE

                  Section Gen 403.01  Licenses Subject to Reinstatement

                  Section Gen 403.02  Reinstatement of Licenses Suspended Pursuant to Gen 404.01(a) and Reinstatement of Licenses Suspended for Disciplinary Reasons

                  Section Gen 403.03  Reinstatement of Licenses Lapsed For No More Than 70 Days

                  Section Gen 403.04  Reinstatement of Licenses Lapsed For Longer Than 70 Days But No More Than 5 Years

                  Section Gen 403.05  Reinstatement of Licenses Lapsed for Longer Than 5 Years when the Applicant Was Certified by the ABGC or ACMG After 1996

                  Section Gen 403.06  Reinstatement of Licenses Lapsed for Longer Than 5 Years when the Applicant Was Certified by the ABGC or ACMG Prior to 1996

                  Section Gen 403.07  Reinstatement Application Form

                  Section Gen 403.08  Supporting Materials

                  Section Gen 403.09  Board’s Processing of Applications for Reinstatement of Licensure

 

          PART Gen 404  REVOCATION, SUSPENSION AND OTHER SANCTIONS

                  Section Gen 404.01  Misconduct

                  Section Gen 404.02  Sanctions

                  Section Gen 404.03  Procedure for Imposition of Sanctions

                  Section Gen 404.04  Determinations Required for Sanctions

                  Section Gen 404.05  Standards for the Selection of Sanctions

                  Section Gen 404.06  Unauthorized Practice

                  Section Gen 404.07  Procedure for Emergency Suspension of Licenses

 

          PART Gen 405  VOLUNTARY SURRENDER OF LICENSE

                  Section Gen 405.01  Procedures for, and Effect of, Voluntary Surrender of License

 

          PART Gen 406  MAINTENANCE OF CONTINUING COMPETENCE

                  Section Gen 406.01  Maintenance of Continuing Competence

                  Section Gen 406.02  Receipt of Academic Instruction in Genetic Counseling

                  Section Gen 406.03  Non-Academic Courses, Seminars, Conferences and Workshops, Including Grand Rounds

                  Section Gen 406.04  Facility-Based Genetic Counseling In-Service Training

                  Section Gen 406.05  Formal Mentored Independent Study

                  Section Gen 406.06  Educational Events Sponsored by the NSGC or ACMG

                  Section Gen 406.07  Direct Supervision of Genetic Counselor Students During Their Clinical Education

                  Section Gen 406.08  Publication of Writing Related to Genetic Counseling

                  Section Gen 406.09  Professional Presentations Relating to Genetic Counseling Made to Other Professionals or the Public

                  Section Gen 406.10  Participation in a Genetic Counseling Research Project

                  Section Gen 406.11  Participation in the Work of Professional Boards, Committees and Agencies

                  Section Gen 406.12  Completion of Distance Learning Courses

                  Section Gen 406.13  Teaching Genetic Counseling

                  Section Gen 406.14  Receipt of Infection Control Education

                  Section Gen 406.15  Journal Study

                  Section Gen 406.16  Peer Supervision Groups

                  Section Gen 406.17  Peer Review of Manuscripts

 

          PART Gen 407  DOCUMENTATION OF MAINTENANCE OF CONTINUING COMPETENCE

                  Section Gen 407.01  Documentation Requirements

                  Section Gen 407.02  Receipt of Academic Instruction in Genetic Counseling

                  Section Gen 407.03  Non-Academic Courses, Seminars, Conferences and Workshops, Including Grand Rounds

                  Section Gen 407.04  Facility-Based Genetic Counseling In-Service Training

                  Section Gen 407.05  Formal Mentored Independent Study

                  Section Gen 407.06  Educational Events Sponsored by the NSGC or ACMG

                  Section Gen 407.07  Direct Supervision of Genetic Counselor Students During Their Clinical Education

                  Section Gen 407.08  Publication of Writing Related to Genetic Counseling

                  Section Gen 407.09  Professional Presentations Relating to Genetic counseling Made to Other Professionals or the Public

                  Section Gen 407.10  Participation in a Genetic Counseling Research Project

                  Section Gen 407.11  Participation in the Work of Professional Boards, Committees and Agencies

                  Section Gen 407.12  Completion of Distance Learning Courses

                  Section Gen 407.13  Teaching Genetic Counseling

                  Section Gen 407.14  Receipt of Infection Control Education

                  Section Gen 407.15  Journal Study

                  Section Gen 407.16  Peer Supervision Groups

                  Section Gen 407.17  Peer Review of Manuscripts

 

          PART Gen 408  ONGOING REQUIREMENTS

                  Section Gen 408.01  Administrative Obligations of Licensees

 

CHAPTER Gen 500  ETHICAL STANDARDS

          PART Gen 501  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Gen 501.01  Definitions

 

          PART Gen 502  ETHICAL STANDARDS

                  Gen 502.01  Ethical Standards for Genetic Counselors

                  Gen 502.02  Modifications of the NSGC Code of Ethics