4779.26 Recognizing certificate program.

The state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics shall recognize a certificate program in orthotics, prosthetics, or orthotics and prosthetics if the program satisfies all of the following requirements:

(A) Meets the requirements in divisions (B), (C), (D), (E), (F), (K), and (L) of section 4779.25 of the Revised Code;

(B) In the case of a certificate program in orthotics, the program does all of the following:

(1) Provides not less than two semesters or three quarters of instruction in orthotics;

(2) Requires students to complete not less than two hundred fifty hours of supervised clinical experience that focuses on patient-related activities, recommendation, measurement, impression-taking, model rectification, fabrication, fitting, and evaluating patients in the use and function of orthotics;

(3) Meets the requirements in divisions (G) and (H) of section 4779.25 of the Revised Code.

(C) In the case of a certificate program in prosthetics, the program does all of the following:

(1) Provides not less than two semesters or three quarters of instruction in prosthetics;

(2) Requires students to complete not less than two hundred fifty hours of supervised clinical experience that focuses on patient-related activities, recommendation, measurement, impression-taking, model rectification, fabrication, fitting, and evaluating patients in the use and function of prosthetics;

(3) Meets the requirements in divisions (F) and (I) of section 4779.25 of the Revised Code.

(D) In the case of a certificate program in orthotics and prosthetics, the program does both of the following:

(1) Provides not less than two semesters or three quarters of instruction in orthotics and two semesters or three quarters of instruction in prosthetics;

(2) Meets the requirements in divisions (H) and (I) of section 4779.25 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 4779.26

History. Effective Date: 06-06-2001