(A) Each applicant for initial licensure or renewal shall file a completed application with the board which demonstrates compliance with sections 4759.05 and 4759.06 of the Revised Code and this chapter.
(B) Applications shall be completed in ink, signed by the applicant, accompanied by the appropriate fee and by such evidence, statements or documents as specified or required. An electronic signature may be used on applications submitted on-line.
(C) The executive secretary/executive director, in consultation with staff, shall formulate the content of application forms to be used by applicants to the board. The board shall approve the content of the forms prior to their use. Applicants shall only submit applications on the forms approved by the board.
Each form shall contain, prior to the signature of the applicant, a statement that any applicant who knowingly makes a false statement on the application is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree under section 2921.13 of the Revised Code.
(D) Each applicant who is not a registered dietitian (RD) must forward an academic transcript from all degree granting institutions of higher education directly to the board or submit an official "student issued" copy.
(E) For the purpose of proving accreditation of a course of study at a foreign institution, an applicant shall have the applicant's academic credentials independently validated as equivalent by an accreditation agency that is recognized by the "Council for Higher Education Accreditation," or its predecessors, or have the applicant's academic credentials independently validated by an agency specializing in education evaluations which is acceptable to the board. A copy of the validation shall be attached to the application as part of the application.
(F) A licensee shall notify the board of a change of address providing at least a new address, telephone number, and signed request for the change. A licensee shall notify the board of a change of name by providing legal evidence of the name change and a signed request for the change.
(G) All applications, statements and documents submitted shall become the property of the board.
119.032 review dates:
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4759.05(A)
Rule Amplifies: 4759.05, 4759.06, 4759.07, 4759.08
Prior Effective Dates: 11/30/87, 2/9/98, 3/15/03, 3/21/08