Rule 4761-4-02 | Monitoring of Ohio respiratory care educational programs.
(A) Annually, each respiratory care educational program in Ohio shall submit proof of compliance with the accreditation standards developed by the commission on accreditation for respiratory care (CoARC) or their successor organization(s). At minimum, Ohio respiratory care programs shall provide the following:
(1) A copy of the annual report submitted to CoARC.
(2) A copy of CoARC's response letter.
(3) A copy of any plan of corrective action for program deficiencies issued by CoARC in response to an official site visit or annual report.
(B) Each respiratory care program in Ohio shall also annually submit a current letter of good standing issued by CoARC.
(C) The respiratory care advisory council may be responsible for advising the board on educational policy and issues affecting respiratory care educational programs in Ohio. The respiratory care advisory council may review documentation filed by Ohio respiratory care educational programs in accordance with paragraph (A) of this rule. The respiratory care advisory council may make recommendations to the board regarding the educational programs including a recommendation to survey and investigate a respiratory care educational program. Survey and investigation findings shall be reported to the board. The board may contract independent expert services as needed to assist the respiratory advisory council and the board.