(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 the continuing education required must make up the unverified continuing education deficiency 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 required to obtain the Ohio permit who fails to renew the permit by the board's posted renewal deadline must verify completion of the continuing education requirement with the board by submitting appropriate supporting documentation.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 10/10/2014 and 12/01/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4701.11
Rule Amplifies: 4701.11
Prior Effective Dates: 9/20/96, 8/5/99, 10/3/03, 7/16/09, 8/22/10