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IC 25-14.5-4
     Chapter 4. Certification

IC 25-14.5-4-1
Qualifications
    
Sec. 1. To qualify for a certificate under this article, an individual must do the following:
        (1) Satisfy the requirements of IC 25-14.5-3.
        (2) Satisfactorily complete an application for certification, furnished by the board, in accordance with the rules adopted by the board. The application must be verified by the applicant and filed at least thirty (30) days before the administration of the examination.
        (3) Pay the application, examination, and certification fees established by the board.
        (4) Except to the extent that section 4 of this chapter applies, successfully pass the qualifying examination adopted by the board as described in IC 25-14.5-5.
As added by P.L.124-1994, SEC.7.

IC 25-14.5-4-2
Issuance of certificate
    
Sec. 2. Except as provided in section 3 of this chapter, the board shall issue a certificate to an individual who:
        (1) meets the conditions set forth in section 1 of this chapter; and
        (2) is otherwise qualified for certification under this article.
As added by P.L.124-1994, SEC.7.

IC 25-14.5-4-3
Refusal to issue certificate
    
Sec. 3. The board may refuse to issue a certificate to an applicant for certification under section 2 of this chapter if:
        (1) the applicant has been disciplined by an administrative agency in another state or jurisdiction, and the board determines that the violation for which the applicant was disciplined has a direct bearing on the applicant's ability to practice competently in Indiana; or
        (2) the applicant has been convicted of:
            (A) an act that would constitute a ground for disciplinary sanction under IC 25-1-9; or
            (B) a crime that has a direct bearing on the applicant's ability to practice competently.
As added by P.L.124-1994, SEC.7.

IC 25-14.5-4-4
Reciprocity; failure of examination; application fee
    
Sec. 4. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), the board may issue a certificate to an applicant for certification if the applicant presents evidence that the applicant has been issued a certificate in

a state that has requirements for certification that are, by the board's determination, equivalent to the requirements for certification in Indiana. An applicant applying for a certificate under this subsection is not required to take an examination given by the board under IC 25-14.5-5.
    (b) The board may refuse to issue a certificate under subsection (a) if the applicant has failed an examination given by the board under IC 25-14.5-5.
    (c) The fee an applicant for certification must pay for a certificate issued under subsection (a) shall be set by the board under IC 25-14.5-2-5.
As added by P.L.124-1994, SEC.7.

IC 25-14.5-4-5
Effectiveness
    
Sec. 5. All certificates shall be effective when issued by the board.
As added by P.L.124-1994, SEC.7.

IC 25-14.5-4-6
Display of certificate
    
Sec. 6. (a) A certified dietitian must display the certificate in a conspicuous part of the office in which the certified dietitian practices nutrition therapy services.
    (b) Whenever practicing the profession of dietetics outside of or away from the office or place of business, the certified dietitian shall make available to each patient the certified dietitian's name, office address, and the number of the certificate.
As added by P.L.124-1994, SEC.7.