By Deanna Williams
continues to move speedily, with activities at CLEAR moving just as
rapidly. We've just completed several successful investigator and
inspector training programs and will provide board member training to
the District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs
and Department of Health later this month.
Join us in the City of Fountains for CLEAR's 2004 conference - 21st
Century Regulation: "Show Me" What Works.
Genetic Counselors Licensure
As research in the field of genetics progresses, many difficult
questions arise. One question raising attention in state
legislatures is "Should genetic counselors be licensed?"
over Licensure of Florists
Louisiana Horticulture Commission licenses the state's florists,
requiring them to pass a two-part licensing exam. Recently, three
plaintiffs have filed a federal lawsuit to have the licensing law
American Board of Naturopathic Examiners
This article, submitted by Christa Louise, Executive Director of
NABNE, is a follow-up to the article on licensing of naturopaths
presented in the Spring 2004 issue.
CAC's Road Map to Continuing Competency Assurance
The Citizen Advocacy Center has recently released "Maintaining and
Improving Health Professional Competence: The Citizen Advocacy Center
Road Map to Continuing Competency Assurance."
Call for CLEAR Board Nominations
CLEAR's Board of
Directors is continuing to solicit nominations for 2004-2006 members of its Board
of Directors as well as for the position of 2004-2005 President-Elect.
The deadline for nominations is July 16.
A revised version of the proposed European Union Directive on the
recognition of professional qualifications has cleared the first
hurdle in The European Parliament en route to its adoption.
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