The minimum requirements for a services credential with a specialization in health are:
(a) Five years, or its equivalent, of college or university education, or five years of professional preparation approved by the commission.
(b) Possession of a valid license, certificate, or registration, appropriate to the health service to be designated, issued by the California agency authorized by law to license, certificate, or register persons to practice that health service in California.
(c) Such additional requirements as may be prescribed by the commission.
The services credential with a specialization in health shall authorize the holder to perform, at all grade levels, the health service approved by the commission as designated on the credential. Services as an audiometrist, occupational therapist, or physical therapist are not deemed health services within the meaning of this section.
(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)