4761.06 License renewal - continuing education.

(A) Each license to practice respiratory care shall be renewed biennially. Each limited permit to practice respiratory care shall be renewed annually. Each person holding a license or limited permit to practice respiratory care shall apply to the Ohio respiratory care board on the form and according to the schedule prescribed by the board for renewal of the license or limited permit. Licenses and limited permits shall be renewed in accordance with the standard renewal procedure of Chapter 4745. of the Revised Code. The board shall renew a license upon the payment of the license renewal fee prescribed under section 4761.07 of the Revised Code and proof of satisfactory completion of the continuing education or reexamination requirements of division (B) of this section. The board shall renew a limited permit upon payment of the limited permit renewal fee prescribed under section 4761.07 of the Revised Code and submission of one of the following:

(1) If the limited permit was issued on the basis of division (B)(1)(a) of section 4761.05 of the Revised Code, proof acceptable to the board of enrollment and good standing in an educational program that meets the requirements of division (A)(2) of section 4761.04 of the Revised Code or of graduation from such a program;

(2) If the limited permit was issued on the basis of division (B)(1)(b) of section 4761.05 of the Revised Code, proof acceptable to the board of employment as a provider of respiratory care.

(B) On and after March 14, 1991, and every year thereafter, on or before the annual renewal date, the holder of a limited permit issued under division (B)(1)(b) of section 4761.05 of the Revised Code shall submit proof to the board that the holder has satisfactorily completed the number of hours of continuing education required by the board, which shall not be less than three nor more than ten hours of continuing education acceptable to the board. On or before the biennial renewal date, a license holder shall submit proof to the board that the license holder has satisfactorily completed the number of hours of continuing education required by the board, which shall be not less than six nor more than twenty hours of continuing education acceptable to the board, or has passed a reexamination in accordance with the board's renewal requirements. The board may waive all or part of the continuing education requirement for a license holder who has held the license for less than two years.

Cite as R.C. § 4761.06

History. Effective Date: 10-27-2000