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South Dakota Board of Dentistry Removes obsolete provisions, updates, references, clarifies and updates requirements regarding licensure and registration, clinical competency examinations, and continuing education. 06/15/2018 07/09/2018 06/12/2018
South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners Establishes the criteria and approval process for a dry needling course of study for physical therapists and clarifies the qualifications of a medical assistant applying for registration. 06/14/2018 07/09/2018 06/11/2018
South Dakota Department of Health - J-1 Visa Waiver Program Clarifies the authority and processes that govern the J-1 Visa Program. 06/13/2018 07/09/2018 06/25/2018
South Dakota Board of Nursing Updates Chapter 20:48:01 to add certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNA), clinical nurse specialists (CNS), certified nurse practitioners (CNP) and certified nurse midwives (CNM) to the definition of school. Amended Chapter 20:48:06 to raise the biennial renewal fees for RNs, LPNs, CRNAs and CNSs from $70 to $95.Updates Chapter 20:48:07 for the approval of nursing education programs and adds requirements for approval of advanced practice nursing programs. Repeals Chapter 20:48:15 related to the former Nurse Licensure Compact. Updates Article 20:62 for nurse practitioners and nurse midwives including repealing the requirement for a collaborative agreement for all licensees who have completed a minimum of 1040 practice hours, increasing the biennial renewal fee from $70 to $95 and adding rules for the management of patient records, prescribing, and out of hospital birth practice. 06/28/2018 07/09/2018 06/20/2018
SD Board of Certified Professional Midwives Provides for the regulation of CPMs in SD including definitions, licensing, scope of practice, fees, and disciplinary procedure 07/17/2018 08/20/2018 07/16/2018
SD Department of Health - Microblading Revises the definition of tattooing to include microblading and clarifies that municipalities may regulate microblading under the regulations for tattooing. 07/25/2018 08/20/2018 08/06/2018