I have mentioned before that I serve on a regulatory board that ensures that the members of a certain profession practice ethically and are appropriately licensed. My job on the board is to approve continuing education requests. The licensees need a certain number of continuing education hours every two years to keep their licenses to practice. Trainings have to meet certain requirements for content and presenter qualification. I am the one who has to make recommendations to the entire board whether such requests are approved.
We have reached the month of license renewal , and I am amazed how slapdash some of the licensees are in submitting their continuing education requests for approval. Some wait until the last minute before submitting the requests, blissfully unaware that they have missed the deadline for final Board approval. Others send in approval requests with insufficient detail of their trainings, and then don’t respond to my entreaties for more information.
It amazes me that the quite well-educated people who we license don’t pay attention to important details that, if ignored, could mean the loss of their licence to practice, or a else hefty fine for all the bother they have caused the Board. Who acts like this? Perhaps I am naive, but really, this make no sense!
When have you been flabbergasted?