31.0432 Voluntary limitation or surrender of license by impaired health professional.

Cite as [A.S.A.C. § 31.0432]

(a) any license issued under this rule may be voluntarily limited by the licensee. During the period of time that the license has been limited, the licensee shall not engage in the practices or activities to which the voluntary limitation of practice relates. As a condition for accepting the voluntary limitation of practice, the board may require the licensee to do one or more of the following:

(1) accept care, counseling, or treatment by physicians or other health professionals acceptable to the board;

(2) participate in a program of education prescribed by the board; and

(3) practice under the direction of a health professional acceptable to the board for a specified period of time.

(b) any license issued under this rule may be voluntarily surrendered to the board by the licensee. During the period of time that the license has been surrendered, the individual surrendering the license shall not practice, attempt to practice, or offer to practice the health occupation for which the license is required, and shall be considered unlicensed.

(c) all records, communications, and proceeding: of the board related to the voluntary limitation or surrender of a license under this section shall be confidential.

History: Rule 2-88, eff 27 Mar 88. § 1.

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