21 NCAC 22f .0206          APPEALS AND CE PROGRAM modification

(a)  Only the initial applicant shall possess the right to appeal the decision of the Board.  The applicant's appeal shall include a written statement and any supplemental documentation to support the appeal. The appeal shall be submitted prior to the end of the CEU Accrual Period for the program. The Board shall review the appeal using Rule 21 NCAC 22F .0205 to determine program approval.  The Board shall respond in writing to the applicant within 30 days.  An applicant who is not satisfied with the Board decision after the appeal may request an administrative hearing in accordance with 21 NCAC 22L .0103.

(b)  The program sponsor shall submit documentation to the Board within 30 days after the CE completion date regarding any modifications to a program approved by the Board, and shall notify program participants that approved CEU credit is subject to change due to modifications in the agenda.

(c)  The program sponsor shall write all program modifications in the appropriate section on the Report of Attendance and sign the form in the area designated for CE Program modifications if any session of an approved CE program is modified after publication of the program announcement or after submission of the program application to the Board.

(d)  The Board may modify its approval of sessions and the CEU credit allowed when a program is changed after receiving Board approval.  The Board shall update the program status on the website to reflect CEU credit changes.

(e)  The program applicant shall submit a new program application if:

(1)           the Board approved a CE Program for multiple dates and the content or duration of the CE Program changes after one or more of the approved program dates have occurred.  The remaining program dates shall constitute a new CE Program; or

(2)           the program sponsor offers a pre-approved CE Program on additional dates.  The additional date(s) shall constitute a new CE Program, unless the program sponsor notifies the Board within 20 days of the canceled CE Program's date that a different date has been substituted.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 93D-3(c); 93D-11;

Eff. September 1, 2013;

Amended Eff. December 1, 2014;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 6, 2016.