ERIC Number: ED023861
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
State Licensing of Health Occupations.
National Center for Health Statistics (DHEW/PHS), Hyattsville, MD.
About 25 health professions and occupations are licensed by one or more states according to the survey of state licensing provisions by the National Center for Health Statistics. Data is presented in 22 chapters on the licensure of administrators, chiropractors, clinical laboratory personnel, dental hygienists, dentists, professional engineers, midwives, naturopaths, practical nurses, professional nurses, opticians, optometrists, pharmacists, physical therapists, psychologists, "doctors of medicine,""doctors of osteopathy," podiatrists, radiologic technologists, sanitarians, social workers, and veterinarians. Information includes occupations licensed by each state, trends in occupational licensing, compulsory versus voluntary acts, organizational patterns of licensure responsibility, composition of licensing board, powers and duties of licensing boards, qualifications for initial licensure, state policies with regard to special licensing, and licensure statistics; an 18 page summary is arranged under these headings. There are 127 tables and a sample questionnaire is included in the appendix. (JK)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Certification, Health Occupations, National Surveys, Organization, Policy, Professional Education, Questionnaires, State Licensing Boards, Statistical Data
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (FS2.102:L61, $1.25).
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Authoring Institution: National Center for Health Statistics (DHEW/PHS), Hyattsville, MD.