4731-12-03 Eligibility for the examination in podiatric medicine and surgery; passing average.

(A) An applicant for a certificate to practice podiatric medicine and surgery is eligible for consideration to take the examination in podiatric medicine and surgery if, in addition to meeting the other requirements of sections 4731.52 and 4731.53 of the Revised Code, the applicant holds a diploma from a college in good standing as defined in rule 4731-12-02 of the Administrative Code.

(B) The examination in podiatric medicine and surgery shall consist of parts I, II and III of the national board of podiatric medical examiners examination. Prior to applying for a certificate to practice podiatric medicine and surgery, and prior to sitting for part III of the national board of podiatric medical examiners examination, an applicant shall have passed parts I and II of the national board of podiatric medical examiners examination.

(C) An applicant shall obtain diplomate or passing status with the national board of podiatric medical examiners on parts I, II and III of the national board examination in order to be considered as having passed the examination in podiatric medicine and surgery.

Replaces rule 4731-3-31; Eff 1-1-82; 1-31-90; 2-28-04
Rule promulgated under: RC 119.03
Rule authorized by: RC 4731.05
Rule amplifies: RC 4731.52
RC 119.032 review dates: 11/17/03, 03/25/07