Section 4731.19 | License to practice a limited branch of medicine.
(A) A person seeking a certificate to practice a limited branch of medicine shall file with the state medical board an application in a manner prescribed by the board. The application shall include or be accompanied by all of the following:
(1) Evidence that the applicant is at least eighteen years of age and of good moral character;
(2) Evidence that the applicant has attained high school graduation or its equivalent;
(3) Evidence that the applicant holds one of the following:
(a) A diploma or certificate from a school, college, or institution in good standing as determined by the board, showing the completion of the required courses of instruction;
(b) A diploma or certificate from a school, college, or institution in another state or jurisdiction showing completion of a course of instruction that meets course requirements determined by the board through rules adopted under section 4731.05 of the Revised Code;
(c) For not less than five years preceding application, a current license, registration, or certificate in good standing in another state for massage therapy or cosmetic therapy.
(4) Evidence that the applicant has successfully passed an examination, prescribed in rules described in section 4731.16 of the Revised Code, to determine competency to practice the applicable limited branch of medicine;
(5) An affidavit signed by the applicant attesting to the accuracy and truthfulness of information submitted under this section and consenting to release of information;
(6) Any other information the board requires.
(B) An applicant for a certificate to practice a limited branch of medicine shall comply with the requirements of section 4731.171 of the Revised Code.
(C) At the time of making application for a certificate to practice a limited branch of medicine, the applicant shall pay to the board a fee of one hundred fifty dollars, no part of which shall be returned. No application shall be considered filed until the board receives the appropriate fee.
(D) The board may investigate the application materials received under this section and contact any agency or organization for recommendations or other information about the applicant.
Available Versions of this Section
- September 6, 2012 – House Bill 292 - 129th General Assembly [ View September 6, 2012 Version ]
- September 28, 2018 – Amended by House Bill 111 - 132nd General Assembly [ View September 28, 2018 Version ]
- October 17, 2019 – Amended by House Bill 166 - 133rd General Assembly [ View October 17, 2019 Version ]
- April 12, 2021 – Amended by House Bill 442 - 133rd General Assembly [ View April 12, 2021 Version ]
- October 9, 2021 – Amended by House Bill 263, House Bill 442 - 133rd General Assembly [ View October 9, 2021 Version ]
- April 6, 2023 – Amended by House Bill 509 - 134th General Assembly [ View April 6, 2023 Version ]
- December 29, 2023 – Amended by Senate Bill 131 (GA 134), House Bill 509 (GA 134) [ View December 29, 2023 Version ]