(a)  Any individual or entity intending to provide classes, seminars, or other forms of instruction as approved courses shall submit:

(1)           an application prescribed by the Commissioner for provider approval; and

(2)           a course approval application in accordance with Rule .0809 of this Section.

(b)  The Commissioner or the Administrator shall approve or deny the provider and course approval application.

(c)  Any provider approval that is denied shall be furnished a written explanation for the denial in accordance with Rule .0809(4) of this Section.

(d)  Any provider receiving a provider approval denial shall have 15 business days to respond to the denial.

(e)  As a condition to continued provider approval, providers shall conduct a minimum of one course within the State of North Carolina each calendar year.

(f)  Providers shall retain continuing education records for three years and shall provide these records upon request to the Commissioner or to the Administrator.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 58-2-40; 58-33-130; 58-33-132;

Eff. February 1, 1996;

Amended Eff. February 1, 2008;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. June 25, 2016.