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Rule 4755-63-05 | Examinations.


(A) The board recognizes the following practitioner-level examinations to qualify an applicant for licensure pursuant to sections 4779.09 and 4779.15 of the Revised Code.

(1) For licensure in orthotics, the orthotics written examination and the orthotics written simulation examination administered by the American board for certification in orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics (ABCOPP).

(2) For licensure in prosthetics, the prosthetics written examination and the prosthetics written simulation examination administered by the ABCOPP.

(3) For licensure in pedorthics, either:

(a) The certified pedorthist examination (CPED) administered by the ABCOPP, or

(b) The pedorthist certification examination (BOCPD) administered by the board of certification/accreditation international (BOC) formerly known as the board of orthotist/prosthetist certification.

(B) These examinations must be administered in accordance with the provisions of any agreement between the respective parties.

(C) The board will accept results of examinations previously administered if other qualifications required by Chapter 4779. of the Revised Code are evident in application documentation.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4779.08
Amplifies: 4779.10, 4779.11, 4779.12, 4779.13, 4779.15
Five Year Review Date: 10/1/2025
Prior Effective Dates: 8/9/2002, 11/1/2008, 7/1/2016