West Virginia Code of State Rules
Title 64 - Health
64-57 - Clinical Laboratory Technican and Scientist Licensure and Certification
§64-57-4 - Prohibition; Persons Subject to Licensure; Clinical Laboratory Practitioner Trainees.
§64-57-4. Prohibition; Persons Subject to Licensure; Clinical Laboratory Practitioner Trainees.
4.1. No person shall perform any clinical laboratory practitioner tasks in West Virginia, except as specified in this rule, unless the person is licensed by the Secretary as a clinical laboratory practitioner.
4.2. A clinical laboratory practitioner trainee may perform tasks related to laboratory tests only under the personal and direct supervision of: a licensed clinical laboratory practitioner; or a clinical laboratory director, consultant or supervisor.
4.3. A clinical laboratory practitioner trainee may not perform laboratory testing as a trainee for more than one (1) year. Renewal of the trainee period may be issued on a year-to-year basis at the discretion of the department upon submission of an explanation satisfactory to the department for the applicant’s failure to become licensed within the previous one year period. In no case will renewals be extended beyond three years after the original one year period.