(A) The board annually conducts a verification of continuing education programs claimed for continuing education credit by selected Ohio permit holders. Consequently, an Ohio permit holder must retain evidence to support fulfillment of the continuing education requirement until the end of the next reporting period.
(B) An Ohio permit holder who fails to verify or document completion of the continuing education required must complete credits to meet the requirement, and pay the late filing fee described in division (D) of section 4701.10 of the Revised Code as of the date the Ohio permit holder submits the verified or documented continuing education.
(C) An Ohio permit holder who completes a continuing education program taken from an unregistered sponsor may be required to submit the following documentation to the board:
(1) Qualifications of course instructors or course developers;
(2) Continuing education program course materials;
(3) Official lists of persons attending or completing the continuing education program.
(D) During the board's annual verification of reported continuing education, programs taken from registered sponsors may be verified by contact with either the sponsor or the Ohio permit holder. Programs taken from unregistered sponsors may be verified by contact with the Ohio permit holder.
(E) A licensee who renews an Ohio permit after the board's posted renewal deadline must submit to the board documentation verifying completion of the continuing education requirement .
(F) Failure to comply with the provisions of this rule shall be a violation of division (A)(4)of section 4701.16 of the Revised Code.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 6/18/2019 and 09/01/2024
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4701.11
Rule Amplifies: 4701.11
Prior Effective Dates: 09/20/1996, 08/05/1999, 10/03/2003, 07/16/2009, 08/22/2010, 12/25/2014