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§ 90‑202.6. Examinations; subjects; certificates.

(a)        The Board of Podiatry Examiners shall hold at least oneexamination annually for the purpose of examining applicants under thisArticle.  The examination shall be at such time and place as the Board may seefit.  The Board may make such rules and regulations as it may deem necessary toconduct its examinations and meetings.  It shall provide, preserve and keep acomplete record of all its transactions.  Examinations for registration underthis Article shall be in the English language and shall be written, oral, orclinical, or a combination of written, oral or clinical, as the Board maydetermine, and may include the following subjects: anatomy, physiology,bacteriology, chemistry, dermatology, podiatry, surgery, materia medica,pharmacology and pathology.  No applicant shall be granted a licensecertificate by the Board unless he obtains a general average of 75 or over, andnot less than fifty percent (50%) in any one subject.  After such examination theBoard shall without unnecessary delay, act on same and issue licensecertificates to the successful candidates signed by each member of the Board;and the Board of Podiatry Examiners shall report annually to each licensedpodiatrist in the State of North Carolina.

(b)        The Board may waive the administration of a writtenexamination prepared by it for all initial applicants who have successfullycompleted the National Board of Podiatry Examination.  The Board may administerto such applicants and require them to complete successfully an examination totest clinical competency in the practice of podiatry.

(c)        Any applicant who fails to pass his examination shall withinone year be entitled to reexamination upon the payment of an amount not toexceed three hundred fifty dollars ($350.00), but not more than tworeexaminations shall be allowed any one applicant prior to filing a newapplication.  Should he fail to pass his third examination, he shall file a newapplication before he can again be examined. (1919, c. 78, s. 4; C.S., s. 6767; 1963, c. 1195, s. 2; 1967, c. 1217,s. 5; 1975, c. 672, s. 1; 1981, c. 659, ss. 3, 4; 1983, c. 217, s. 6; 1991, c.457, s. 2.)