Section 4779.12 | Eligibility for license - orthotics and prosthetics.
(A) Except as provided in division (B) of this section, to be eligible for a license to practice orthotics and prosthetics, an applicant must meet the following requirements:
(1) On the date of application, the applicant has practiced orthotics and prosthetics for not less than eight months under the supervision of an individual licensed under this chapter to practice orthotics and prosthetics.
(2) The applicant has completed an orthotics and prosthetics residency program approved by the Ohio occupational therapy, physical therapy, and athletic trainers board under section 4779.27 of the Revised Code.
(3) One of the following is the case:
(a) The applicant holds a bachelor's degree in orthotics and prosthetics from an accredited college or university whose orthotics and prosthetics program is recognized by the board under section 4779.25 of the Revised Code or an equivalent educational credential from a foreign educational institution recognized by the board.
(b) The applicant holds a bachelor's degree in a subject other than orthotics and prosthetics or an equivalent educational credential from a foreign educational institution recognized by the board and has completed a certificate program in orthotics and prosthetics recognized by the board under section 4779.26 of the Revised Code.
(B) The board may issue a license to practice orthotics and prosthetics to an applicant with unique and exceptional qualifications who meets the requirements to be issued the license established by rules adopted under section 4779.08 of the Revised Code.