Rule 4723-8-06 | National certifying organizations.
[Comment: Information regarding the availability and effective date of the materials incorporated by reference in this rule can be found in paragraph (G) of rule 4723-1-03 of the Administrative Code.]
(A) To be approved by the board, a national certifying organization shall meet all of the requirements set forth in division (A) of section 4723.46 of the Revised Code.
(B) Annually at a time specified by the board, each national nursing certifying organization approved by the board for the prior year shall submit a "Verification Form Organizations Certifying Advanced Practice Registered Nurses: Certified Nurse Midwives (CNMs), Certified Nurse Practitioners (CNPs), Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNSs), and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs)," attesting that the organization has met and continues to meet all the requirements contained in section 4723.46 of the Revised Code. The board shall verify compliance of each national nursing certifying organization with the criteria contained in section 4723.46 of the Revised Code. No later than January thirtieth of each year, the board shall publish a list of approved national certifying organizations that meet these requirements. The board may approve additional national nursing certifying organizations or discontinue approval of a national nursing certifying organization based on criteria in section 4723.46 of the Revised Code. At the discretion of the board, it may discontinue approval of a national certifying organization for failure of the organization to return to the board the form indicating compliance with the requirements of section 4723.46 of the Revised Code.