TITLE 16               OCCUPATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL LICENSING

CHAPTER 22       PSYCHOLOGISTS AND PSYCHOLOGIST ASSOCIATES

PART 26               GRADUATES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY

                                DEMONSTRATION PROJECT

 

16.22.26.1             ISSUING AGENCY:  Regulation and Licensing Department Board of Psychologist Examiners.

[16.22.26.1 NMAC - Rp, 16.22.26.1 NMAC, 11/15/06]

 

16.22.26.2             SCOPE:  This part applies to the board, licensees, applicants for licensure seeking licenses under prescriptive authority, and the general public.

[16.22.26.2 NMAC - Rp, 16.22.26.2 NMAC, 11/15/06]

 

16.22.26.3             STATUTORY AUTHORITY:  This part is adopted pursuant to the Professional Psychologist Act, NMSA 1978 Section 61-9-17.1 and 61-9-10

[16.22.26.3 NMAC - Rp, 16.22.26.3 NMAC, 11/15/06]

 

16.22.26.4             DURATION:  Permanent.

[16.22.26.4 NMAC - Rp, 16.22.26.4 NMAC, 11/15/06]

 

16.22.26.5             EFFECTIVE DATE:  November 15, 2006, unless a later date is cited at the end of the section.

[16.22.26.5 NMAC - Rp, 16.22.26.5 NMAC, 11/15/06]

 

16.22.26.6             OBJECTIVE:  The objective of Part 26 is to set forth the provisions, which apply to all of Chapter 22, and all persons affected or regulated by Chapter 22 of Title 16.

[16.22.26.6 NMAC - Rp, 16.22.26.6 NMAC, 11/15/06]

 

16.22.26.7             DEFINITIONS:  [RESERVED]

[Refer 16.22.1.7 NMAC]

 

16.22.26.8             GRADUATES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY DEMONSTRATION PROJECT: REQUIREMENTS

                A.            Conditional prescription certificate.  Graduates of the department of defense psychopharmacology demonstration project who have been actively engaged in prescribing psychotropic medication for at least two (2) of the last five (5) years immediately preceding the date of application may apply for a conditional prescription certificate and shall meet these requirements:

                    (1)     Additional supervision training.  The RxP application committee shall make recommendations to the board concerning additional supervision and training that may be required.  The board shall review the committee recommendations and determine the additional supervision and training required of the applicant in order to qualify for a prescription certificate.

                    (2)     Supervision plan.  The period of supervised practice shall be determined by the board based on the applicant’s education, training, and experience and shall not be less than three (3) months or more than two (2) years.  The applicant shall submit to the psychopharmacology application committee a supervisory plan as outlined in Subsection H of 16.22.24.10 NMAC, of these regulations.  The same requirements set forth in 16.22.24.10 NMAC, shall apply to the supervisory period.

                    (3)     Issuance of prescription certificate.  The RxP application committee shall recommend to the board issuance of a prescription certificate to a graduate of the department of defense psychopharmacology demonstration project who qualifies in accordance with these regulations.

                B.            Prescription certificate.  Graduates of the department of defense psychopharmacology demonstration project shall be issued a prescription certificate if they hold an active unrestricted New Mexico license as a psychologist and present to the board evidence that they hold a valid certificate as a department of defense prescribing psychologist.

[16.22.26.8 NMAC - Rp, 16.22.26.8 NMAC, 11/15/06]

 

HISTORY OF 16.22.26 NMAC:

 

History of Repealed Material:

16.22.26 NMAC, Graduates of the Department  Of Defense Psychopharmacology Demonstration Project - Repealed 11/15/06