(A) An individual seeking a certificate to practice as an anesthesiologist assistant shall file with the state medical board a written application on a form prescribed and supplied by the board. The application shall include all of the following information:
(1) Evidence satisfactory to the board that the applicant is at least twenty-one years of age and of good moral character;
(2) Evidence satisfactory to the board that the applicant has successfully completed the training necessary to prepare individuals to practice as anesthesiologist assistants, as specified in section 4760.031 of the Revised Code;
(3) Evidence satisfactory to the board that the applicant holds current certification from the national commission for certification of anesthesiologist assistants and that the requirements for receiving the certification included passage of an examination to determine the individual's competence to practice as an anesthesiologist assistant;
(4) Any other information the board considers necessary to process the application and evaluate the applicant's qualifications.
(B) At the time of making application for a certificate to practice, the applicant shall pay the board a fee of one hundred dollars, no part of which shall be returned.
(C) The board shall review all applications received under this section. Not later than sixty days after receiving a complete application, the board shall determine whether an applicant meets the requirements to receive a certificate to practice. The affirmative vote of not fewer than six members of the board is required to determine that an applicant meets the requirements for a certificate. The board shall not issue a certificate to an applicant unless the applicant is certified by the national commission for certification of anesthesiologist assistants or a successor organization that is recognized by the board.
Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 64, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2015.
Effective Date: 05-31-2000