21 NCAC 06y .0102 BOARD APPROVAL OF COURSES
(a) The Board shall approve a program or course if it is:
(1) in any subject required by 21 NCAC 06X .0101; and
(2) offered by one of the following entities:
(A) a college or university authorized to grant degrees in this State;
(B) a national professional electrolysis or laser hair practice association;
(C) a school or Continuing Education (CE) provider certified by the Board;
(D) American Society of Laser Medicine (ASLM);
(E) American Academy of Dermatology (AAD); or
(F) an entity providing a program of Certified Medical Education (CME).
(b) The applicant or entity offering the program or course shall provide the Board with the information listed in Paragraph (c) of this Rule and shall certify to the Board the names of all electrologists licensed by the Board who attended the program or course and their actual hours of attendance.
(c) The Board shall not approve a program or course without the following information:
(1) Title, location, and date of the course or courses;
(2) Sponsoring entity;
(3) Course objective and outline of each course's content;
(4) Hours of study for each course topic; and
(5) Name, education, and background of each instructor.
(d) An electrologist or laser hair practitioner seeking credit for a program or course offered by an entity not listed in Paragraph (a) of this Rule may request that the Board approve the course by submitting the application for approval of continuing education as set forth in Rule .0105 of this Section.
(e) The Board shall approve a program or course if requested pursuant to Paragraph (d) of this Rule upon finding that it meets the requirements of G.S. 88A‑13. When making this finding, the Board shall consider the criteria set forth in The Continuing Education Unit Criteria and Guidelines, current edition, as adopted by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) in conjunction with the American Standards National Institute (ANSI) and incorporated herein by reference including subsequent amendments or editions. Copies of The Continuing Education Unit Criteria and Guidelines, current edition, may be obtained for four hundred ninety-five dollars ($495.00) at http://www.IACET.org.
(f) The Board shall notify the electrologist by first-class mail of the Board's findings and decision regarding the request made pursuant to Paragraph (d) of this Rule.
(g) A change in subject matter, length, or instructor of a course requires reapproval by the Board.
(h) The entity offering the program or course shall either provide to the electrologist or directly to the Board certification of the electrologist's actual hours of attendance after the program or course is complete.
History Note: Authority G.S. 88A-6; 88A-12; 88A-13; 88A-18;
Eff. March 1, 1995;
Amended Eff. September 1, 2015; December 1, 2010;
Readopted Eff. September 1, 2019;
Amended Eff. November 1, 2022;
Recodified from 21 NCAC 19 .0702 Eff. January 1, 2023.