The occupational therapy section of the Ohio occupational therapy, physical therapy, and athletic trainers board may make reasonable rules in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code relating to, but not limited to, the following:
(B) The issuance, suspension, and revocation of the licenses and the conducting of investigations and hearings;
(C) Standards for approval of courses of study relative to the practice of occupational therapy;
(D) The time and form of examination for the licensure;
(E) Standards of ethical conduct in the practice of occupational therapy;
(F) The form and manner for filing applications for renewal and a schedule of deadlines for renewal;
(G) The conditions under which a license of a licensee who files a late application for renewal will be reinstated;
(H) Placing an existing license in escrow;
(I) The amount, scope, and nature of continuing education activities required for license renewal, including waivers of the continuing education requirements;
(J) Guidelines for limited permits;
(K) Requirements for criminal records checks of applicants under section 4776.03 of the Revised Code;
(M) The amount and content of corrective action courses required by the board under section 4755.11 of the Revised Code.
The section may hear testimony in matters relating to the duties imposed upon it, and the chairperson and secretary of the section may administer oaths. The section may require proof, beyond the evidence found in the application, of the honesty, truthfulness, and good reputation of any person named in an application for licensure, before admitting the applicant to an examination or issuing a license.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.169,HB 247, §1, eff. 3/22/2013.
Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9,HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.
Effective Date: 04-16-1993; 04-06-2007; 2007 HB104 03-24-2008