Source data must be submitted in the DBPR Specified format. If you have any questions, please use our Request for Assistance page to email DBPR.
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The file must be named according to the following rules:
|The file must be named in the format
The first three lines of the file are the header record and must contain the following information:
|Header Record Line||Description and Requirements|
|Line 1||"ProviderID:1234567". You must include the "ProviderID:" portion and the 1234567 should be replaced with your provider ID.|
|Line 2||"Email:firstname.lastname@example.org". You must include the "Email:" portion and the email@example.com should be the email address of the person at your organization who should be notified in case of problems. Your email must contain the "@" character to be recognized as valid.|
|Line 3||Must be a blank line|
Each element of data contained within a line should be enclosed in double-quotation marks and separated from each other by a comma. The data elements (the part within the double-quotation marks) should not be separated by anything other than a comma (i.e., no spaces after each comma, etc.). The elements to be included for each line of data are as follows:
|License number of the employing establishment||10 character maximum|
|Last name of trained employee||25 character maximum|
|First name of trained employee||25 character maximum|
|Date of birth of trained employee||MM/DD/YYYY format|
|Last name of trainer||25 character maximum|
|First name of trainer||25 character maximum|
|Date of Training||MM/DD/YYYY format|
|Certification Expiry Date||MM/DD/YYYY format|
|Name of program used to train employee||100 character maximum|
|Name of Employing Establishment||100 character maximum|
The last three lines of the file are the footer record and must contain the following information. Please DO NOT add any blank line after line 3.
|Footer Record Line||Description and Requirements|
|Line 1||Must be a blank line|
|Line 2||Must be a blank line|
|Line 3||"Records:999" You must include the "Records:" portion and the 999 should be replaced with the number of data records contained within this file.|
According to the above rules, the third file submitted by provider 9244820 on 28 October 2004 would be named 9244820-200410283.TXT and, when opened, would look like the file linked here.