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Rule 4755-65-02 | Waivers for continuing education.


(A) The Ohio occupational therapy, physical therapy and athletic trainers board may grant a waiver of the continuing education requirements in the case of illness, disability, or undue hardship. A request for waiver form, as provided by the board, must be completed in full and submitted via eLicense. In the case of illness or disability, a physician's statement is required. All completed forms must be received by the board for consideration no later than the first day of October of the year preceding the renewal date, unless this date is waived at the board's discretion. A waiver may be granted for any period of time not to exceed one renewal cycle. In the event that the illness, disability, or hardship continues to the next renewal cycle, then a new waiver request is required.

(B) Should a waiver be granted due to disability or illness, the board may require the person to provide appropriate documentation from a physician or another qualified and appropriate practitioner to verify the person's competency and ability to orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics in the state of Ohio prior to the return to active practice of in Ohio.

Last updated May 31, 2024 at 12:48 PM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4779.08
Amplifies: 4779.20
Five Year Review Date: 10/1/2025
Prior Effective Dates: 11/1/2008