(a) When it finds that a licensee has committed an act listed in AS 08.55.130 , the department may impose the following sanctions singly or in combination:
(1) permanently revoke a license to practice;
(2) suspend a license for a determinate period of time;
(3) censure a licensee;
(4) issue a letter of reprimand;
(5) place a licensee on probationary status and require the licensee to
(A) report regularly to the department on matters involving the basis of probation;
(B) limit practice to those areas prescribed;
(C) continue professional education until a satisfactory degree of skill has been attained in those areas determined by the department to need improvement;
(6) impose limitations or conditions on the practice of a licensee.
(b) The department may withdraw a limitation, condition, or probationary status if it finds that the deficiency that required the sanction has been remedied.
(c) The department may summarily suspend a license before final hearing or during the appeals process if the department finds that the licensee poses a clear and immediate danger to the public welfare and safety if the licensee continues to practice. A person whose license is suspended under this subsection is entitled to a hearing conducted by the office of administrative hearings (AS 44.64.010 ) not later than seven days after the effective date of the order. The person may appeal the suspension after the hearing to the superior court.
(d) The department may reinstate a license that has been suspended or revoked if the department finds after a hearing that the applicant is able to deal in hearing aids with reasonable skill and safety.Section: Previous 08.55.050 08.55.060 08.55.070 08.55.080 08.55.100 08.55.110 08.55.120 08.55.130 08.55.140 08.55.150 08.55.160 08.55.170 08.55.180 08.55.200 Next
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