4723-8-06 National certifying organizations.

(A) To be approved by the board, a national certifying organization shall meet all of the requirements set forth in division (A) of section 4723.46 of the Revised Code.

(B) Annually at a time specified by the board, the board shall provide to each national nursing certifying organization approved by the board for the prior year a form, located at http://www.nursing.ohio.gov/forms.htm (revised November 2013), for the organization to submit to the board attesting that the organization has met and continues to meet all the requirements contained in section 4723.46 of the Revised Code. The board shall verify compliance of each national nursing certifying organization with the criteria contained in section 4723.46 of the Revised Code. No later than January thirtieth of each year, the board shall publish a list of approved national certifying organizations that meet these requirements. The board may approve additional national nursing certifying organizations or discontinue approval of a national nursing certifying organization based on criteria in section 4723.46 of the Revised Code. At the discretion of the board, it may discontinue approval of a national certifying organization for failure of the organization to return to the board the form indicating compliance with the requirements of section 4723.46 of the Revised Code.

Effective: 02/01/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/15/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4723.07
Rule Amplifies: 4723.46
Prior Effective Dates: 04/01/1997, 04/01/1998, 04/01/1999, 02/01/2006, 02/01/2011