4731-12-05 Application procedures for licensure in podiatric medicine and surgery; investigation; notice of hearing rights.

(A) All applicants for licensure in podiatric medicine and surgery shall file a written application under oath on the form prescribed by the board, and provide such other facts and materials as the board requires including proof of completion of a minimum of one year of postgraduate training in a podiatric internship, residency or clinical fellowship program accredited by the council on podiatric medical education of the American podiatric medical association.

(B) No application shall be considered filed until the appropriate fee has been received by the board.

(C) No application shall be considered complete until the applicant has complied with the requirements of paragraph (A) of rule 4731-4-02 of the Administrative Code and the board has received the results of the criminal records checks and any other forms required to be submitted pursuant to paragraph (A) of rule 4731-4-02 of the Administrative Code.

(D) All application materials submitted to the board by applicants for licensure in podiatric medicine and surgery will be thoroughly investigated. The board will contact individual agencies or organizations for recommendations or other information about applicants as the board deems necessary. Applicants may be requested to appear before the board or a representative thereof as part of the application process.

(E) Applications to take the examination for licensure in podiatric medicine and surgery in Ohio shall be filed at the board offices not less than sixty days prior to the first day of the examination. Under special circumstances, later filing may be permitted at the discretion of the board.

(F) Any applicant to whom the board proposes to deny licensure in podiatric medicine and surgery pursuant to Chapter 4731. of the Revised Code or because of failure to meet any of the requirements of Chapter 4731-12 of the Administrative Code shall be entitled to a hearing on the issue of such proposed denial. Notice and hearing requirements incident to such proposed denial will be in compliance with the provisions of Chapter 119. of the Revised Code and any rules adopted by the board pursuant to Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.

Effective: 09/30/2008
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 06/06/2008 and 09/30/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4731.05 , 4776.03
Rule Amplifies: 4731.52 , 4731.573 , 4776.01 , 4776.02 , 4776.03 , 4776.04
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/82; 1/1/90; 2/28/04