|Q:||How can I become a Board member?|
|A:||Board members are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. You may apply by contacting the Governor's Appointment Office at (850) 488-2183.|
|Q:||Who can attend Board meetings?|
|A:||All Board meetings are open to the public and you are encouraged to attend.|
Note: Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.
|Q:||How can I get a Board agenda?|
|A:||You may request to be placed on the Boards Interested Parties list. The Board routinely sends out Agenda Outlines to interested parties 7-10 days prior to an upcoming board meeting. Copies of the full "public" agenda are also available, but are subject to a duplication fee.|
|Q:||How can I file a complaint against a licensee?|
|A:|| You may print the Complaint Form with the Authorization for Release of Patient Records or call 1-888 419-3456 or (850) 414-1976 to request one by mail. To avoid delays in the process, please complete all sections of the form and attach the requested information. All complaints must be legibly written or typed, and signed.|
To file a complaint on a non-medical related business or profession, please visit the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.
|Q:||How can I check if someone is licensed?|
|A:||You may use our License Look-Up Search Screen.|
|Q:||How can I get a list of licensee information?|
|A:|| To obtain an electronic listing of active and inactive licensee's mailing addresses and license status for DOH/ MQA regulated professions use our Licensee Data Information service. Please note: The department does not maintain email addresses, fax or telephone numbers in the normal course of business. |
Section 119.083(4), F.S., requires only that the agency provide electronic data in some common format such as, but not limited to, the American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) text format. Therefore, the download files provided on this page are formatted as ASCII text, pipe delimited.
Financial information, medical information, school transcripts, examination questions, answers, papers, grades and grading keys, which are confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1), F.S.,. will be withheld pursuant to Chapter 456, Florida Statutes. Social Security numbers will also be redacted pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 405(c)(2)(C)(vii)(1).
|Q:||What is the continuing education requirement?|
|A:||Go to Continuing Education to review the current continuing education requirements.|
|Q:||Do I need an athletic training license to be a personal trainer?|
|A:||"Athletic Training" is defined as the recognition, prevention, and treatment of athletic injuries. You need an athletic trainer license if you are practicing athletic training. If you are a personal trainer and in business for yourself, you may need to register with the Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services as a health studio. They can be contacted at 1-800-HELP-FLA or !-850-410-3765.|
|Q:||Does the board of Athletic Training mail newsletters to the current licensees?|
|A:||The board no longer prepares newsletters. You may get the newest profession updates by viewing hottopics on our website.|
Related entities: The Health Care Clinic Act, s. 400, F.S., and Rule 59A-33, F.A.C., provides for the regulation of certain physician practices that are not wholly owned by physicians or their immediate family.
For information about health care clinics, hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers, please call the Agency for Health Care Administration at (850) 487-2717.
|MISSION:||To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.|
|VISION:||To be the Healthiest State in the Nation|
|PURPOSE:||To protect the public and make Florida the healthiest state in the nation through health care licensure, enforcement, and information.|
|FOCUS:||To be the nation's leader in quality health care regulation.|
|VALUES:||I CARE (Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Responsiveness, Excellence)|