(A) An OBN approver may approve the individual continuing education activities offered by a provider or may approve the entire continuing education system of an approved provider unit.
(B) A continuing education activity offered by a provider or approved provider unit may be faculty-directed, an independent study, or blended learning as defined in rule 4723-14-01 of the Administrative Code.
(C) An OBN approver may grant a provider approval of an individual continuing education activity for two years, or grant approval to an approved provider unit for its entire continuing education system for up to three years provided:
(1) For an individual continuing education activity, the provider notifies the OBN approver of all additional dates the activity will be offered and of any change to the activity; or
(2) For an approved provider unit whose entire continuing education system has been approved, the approved provider unit maintains records of additional dates and any change to the repeated activity.
(D) An OBN approver may present its own continuing education activity provided the approver ensures that documentation of a planned activity meets the requirements of this chapter.
(E) If approved by an OBN approver, all marketing for the continuing education activity must include the approval status and the OBN approver number.
(F) If approval by an OBN approver is pending, marketing for a continuing education activity must include a statement that directs any interested party to contact the provider to obtain information regarding approval status.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 10/12/2017 and 10/11/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4723.07, 4723.69, 4723.79
Rule Amplifies: 4723.24, 4723.651, 4723.77
Prior Effective Dates: 04/01/1991, 04/01/1993, 02/01/1996, 04/01/1997, 04/01/1998, 02/01/2001, 02/01/2002, 02/01/2003, 02/01/2004, 02/01/2007, 02/01/2013