(A) A person who seeks to operate a dialysis training program shall apply to the board of nursing for approval of the program. Applications shall be submitted in accordance with rules adopted under section 4723.79 of the Revised Code. The person shall include with the application the fee prescribed in those rules. If the program meets the requirements for approval as specified in the rules, the board shall approve the program. A program shall apply for reapproval and may be reapproved in accordance with rules adopted under section 4723.79 of the Revised Code.
(B) The board may place on provisional approval, for a period of time it specifies, a dialysis training program that has ceased to meet and maintain the minimum standards of the board established by rules adopted under section 4723.79 of the Revised Code. Prior to or at the end of the period, the board shall reconsider whether the program meets the standards. The board shall grant full approval if the program meets the standards. If the program does not meet the standards, the board may withdraw approval in accordance with division (C) of this section.
(C) The board may withdraw the approval of a program that ceases to meet the requirements for approval. Any action to withdraw the approval shall be taken in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.
(D) An individual shall not be permitted to enroll, and shall not enroll, in a dialysis training program approved by the board under this section unless the individual is eighteen years of age or older and possesses a high school diploma or high school equivalence diploma.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.194,HB 303, §1, eff. 3/20/2013.
Effective Date: 07-08-2002