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Rule 4755-63-14 | Foreign education licensure.


(A) The occupational therapy, physical therapy, and athletic trainers board may consider acceptance of foreign educational credentials for licensure as an orthotist, prosthetist, or prosthetist-orthotist as follows:

(1) The applicant must complete an education credentials review from an entity approved by the board to be used by the board to determine if the applicant's foreign education was substantially equivalent pursuant to section 4779.10, 4779.11, or 4779.12 of the Revised Code.

(2) The applicant must demonstrate that the person met the requirements to practice orthotics or prosthetics in the country of education and evidence of eligible licensure and/or certification credentialing in that country.

(B) Educational evaluations reflect only the findings and conclusions of the evaluating service and must not be binding upon the board.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4779.08
Amplifies: 4779.10, 4779.11, 4779.12
Five Year Review Date: 10/1/2025