Rule 4765-19-02 | Examination alternative to continuing education.
(A) In accordance with section 4765.31 of the Revised Code, an applicant for renewal of a certificate to practice may elect to pass an examination administered or approved by the board as an alternative to completing a continuing education requirement.
(B) A certificate holder who elects to take an examination rather than complete a continuing education program must achieve a passing score on the examination, administered by the board in accordance with section 4765.10 of the Revised Code, for initial certification to practice at the level for which the certificate holder seeks renewal.
(C) A certificate holder who elects to take an examination rather than complete a continuing education program may do so at any time during the last six months prior to the expiration of the holder's certificate to practice or prior to the expiration of an extension issued in accordance with rule 4765-19-03 of the Administrative Code.
(D) Such examination must be successfully completed within three attempts.