4779-4-01 Approval of educational programs.

(A) The board hereby approves orthotics and prosthetics educational programs that are accredited by or are under a letter of review from the committee on accreditation for orthotics and prosthetics under the auspices of the commission of accreditation of allied health educational programs (CAAHEP) or their successor organization(s); for pedorthic educational programs, the board hereby approves programs accredited by the national commission on orthotic and prosthetic education or its successor organization; and

(B) The board shall recognize a post-secondary educational program that complies with the requirements of section 4779.25 of the Revised Code.

(C) The board may recognize an educational program that meets these standards upon request of an officer or official of the educational program; upon request of an applicant for licensure; or upon request of any person that has a recognized interest in the fields of orthotics, prosthetics, or pedorthics.

Effective: 04/01/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/27/2012 and 01/02/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4779.08
Rule Amplifies: 4779.25 ; 4779.26
Prior Effective Dates: 08/09/2002; 11/01/2008