4731-1-01 Definition of terms.

(A) "Board" means the state medical board of Ohio.

(B) "Certificate of good standing" means a non-transferable certificate issued by the board to the person or persons signing the application on behalf of a limited branch school, which states that the school is in good standing with the board to offer a course of instruction in one limited branch of medicine, pursuant to section 4731.16 of the Revised Code and this chapter of the Administrative Code.

(C) "Clock hour" means a period of sixty minutes with a minimum of fifty minutes of instruction at the limited branch school. One semester hour is equivalent to fifteen clock hours. One quarter hour is equivalent to ten clock hours.

(D) "Course of instruction" means the complete body of prescribed subjects or studies to prepare students for admission to an examination for licensure in the limited branch of medicine.

(E) "Limited branch school" means a facility wherein a course of instruction in massage therapy or cosmetic therapy is offered.

(F) "Person" means an individual, corporation, partnership, association, or any other type of organization.

(G) "Schedule of operations" means the hours in which classes are being conducted and the hours in which other educationally related activities are in process in a limited branch school.

(H) "Similar course of instruction" means a course of instruction with the same general objective which involves the same or related instructional content, processes, tools, materials and clock hours of instruction previously approved by the board.

(I) "Subject" means a unit of learning which is an integral part of the course of instruction being pursued.

(J) "MBLEx" means the massage and bodywork licensing examination as prepared by the federation of state massage therapy boards.

Effective: 01/24/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/18/2011 and 01/24/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4731.05 , 4731.15 , 4731.16
Rule Amplifies: 4731.15 , 4731.16
Prior Effective Dates: 6/17/91, 12/24/92, 6/30/01