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Rule 4759-4-04 | Continuing Education.

 

(A) An applicant for renewal or restoration of a license shall demonstrate compliance with the continuing education/professional development requirements of this rule.

(B) An applicant for license renewal or restoration shall:

(1) If licensee is a registered dietitian, certify completion of the continuing education required to hold current registration with the commission on dietetic registration, and complete one hour of ethics or laws, rules, and regulations governing the practice of dietetics in the two-year renewal period. These continuing education hours shall be from activities approved by the commission on dietetic registration, academy of nutrition and dietetics, or the Ohio academy of nutrition and dietetics; or

(2) If licensee is not a registered dietitian, certify the completion of thirty hours of continuing education completed during the two-year renewal period. At least one hour in each renewal period shall relate to ethics or laws, rules, and regulations governing the practice of dietetics. These continuing education hours shall be from activities approved by the commission on dietetic registration, academy of nutrition and dietetics, or the Ohio academy of nutrition and dietetics.

In addition for each biennial renewal period, a licensee that is not a registered dietitian shall use and document a learning process for that renewal period that is consistent with the commission on dietetic registration. Specifically, the licensee that is not a registered dietitian shall document the following: self-reflection on competencies and learning needs, development of a learning plan with goals to maintain and improve on existing competencies and/or develop competencies in new areas or areas of learning deficiency; and progress on the learning plan documented through successful completion of activities in the areas specified in the learning plan. This learning plan must be documented and available to the board upon request pursuant to the audit and disciplinary provisions of divisions (E) and (F) of section 4759.06 of the Revised Code.

(C) All licensees are subject to the audit and disciplinary provisions of divisions (E) and (F) of section 4759.06 of the Revised Code for failure to comply with this rule. Licensees are responsible for retaining records of completion of the continuing education hours required.

Last updated August 2, 2021 at 9:23 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4759.05
Amplifies: 4759.05, 4759.06
Five Year Review Date: 7/31/2026
Prior Effective Dates: 11/30/1987, 2/9/1998, 3/15/2003, 3/21/2008, 11/30/2019