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Ohio Revised Code - Title XLVII Occupations - Professions - Chapter 4779: Orthotists, Prosthetists, Pedorthists.

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  • 4779.01 Orthotist, prosthetist and pedorthist definitions.
    As used in this chapter: (A) "Accommodative" means designed with the primary goal of conforming to the anatomy of a particular individual. (B) "Full-time" means...
  • 4779.02 License required.
    (A) Except as provided in division (B) of this section, no person shall practice or represent that the person is authorized to practice orthotics,...
  • 4779.03 Unauthorized use of titles.
    No person shall use the titles "licensed orthotist," "licensed prosthetist," "licensed orthotist-prosthetist," or "licensed pedorthist," the initials "L.O.," "L.P.," "L.O.P.," or "L.Ped.," or any other...
  • 4779.04 Supervision by licensee.
    No individual who provides orthotic, prosthetic, or pedorthic services under the supervision of an individual licensed under this chapter, as provided in division (B)(3) of...
  • 4779.05 State board of orthotics, prosthetics and pedorthics.
    (A) There is hereby created the state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics, consisting of seven members who shall be residents of this state...
  • 4779.06 Organization of board - employees.
    Meetings of the state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics shall be held at times and places established by the board, except that the board's...
  • 4779.07 Removing member of board.
    (A) A member may be removed by the governor from the state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics for any of the following reasons:...
  • 4779.08 Administrative rules.
    (A) The state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics shall adopt rules in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code to carry out...
  • 4779.09 Applying for license.
    An applicant for a license to practice orthotics, prosthetics, orthotics and prosthetics, or pedorthics shall apply to the state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics...
  • 4779.091 License applicant to comply with RC Chapter 4776.
    (A) As used in this section, "license" and "applicant for an initial license" have the same meanings as in section 4776.01 of the Revised...
  • 4779.10 Eligibility for license - orthotics.
    To be eligible for a license to practice orthotics, an applicant must meet the requirements of division (A) of this section, or, if the application...
  • 4779.11 Eligibility for license - prosthetics.
    To be eligible for a license to practice prosthetics, an applicant must meet the requirements of division (A) of this section, or, if the application...
  • 4779.12 Eligibility for license - orthotics and prosthetics.
    To be eligible for a license to practice orthotics and prosthetics, an applicant must meet the requirements of division (A) of this section, or, if...
  • 4779.13 Eligibility for license - pedorthics.
    To be eligible for a license to practice pedorthics, an applicant must meet all of the following requirements: (A) On the date of application, has...
  • 4779.15 Conducting examinations.
    Except as provided in sections 4779.16 and 4779.17 of the Revised Code, the state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics shall examine or cause to...
  • 4779.16 Issuing license without examination.
    The state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics shall issue a license under section 4779.09 of the Revised Code to practice orthotics, prosthetics, orthotics and...
  • 4779.17 Issuing license without examination - nonresidents.
    The state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics shall issue a license under section 4779.09 of the Revised Code to practice orthotics, prosthetics, orthotics and...
  • 4779.18 Issuing temporary license.
    (A) The state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics shall issue a temporary license to an individual who meets all of the following requirements:...
  • 4779.19 Term of license.
    A license issued under section 4779.09 of the Revised Code or renewed under section 4779.20 of the Revised Code is valid from the date of...
  • 4779.20 Renewing license.
    (A) An individual seeking to renew a license issued under section 4779.09 of the Revised Code shall, on or before the day the license...
  • 4779.21 Maintaining board records.
    The state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics shall maintain board records, including records of the board's proceedings, a registry of all applicants for licensure...
  • 4779.22 Publishing and making available to the public written information.
    (A) The state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics shall publish and make available to the public written information regarding both of the following:...
  • 4779.23 Continuing education.
    (A) To be eligible for approval by the state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics, a continuing education course must satisfy all of the...
  • 4779.24 Continuing education units.
    The state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics shall grant continuing education units to individuals licensed under this chapter on the following basis: (A) For...
  • 4779.25 Recognizing bachelor's degree program.
    The state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics shall recognize an institution of higher education's bachelor's degree program in orthotics and prosthetics if the program...
  • 4779.26 Recognizing certificate program.
    The state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics shall recognize a certificate program in orthotics, prosthetics, or orthotics and prosthetics if the program satisfies all...
  • 4779.27 Residency programs approval.
    The state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics shall approve a residency program in orthotics, prosthetics, or orthotics and prosthetics if the program does all...
  • 4779.28 Disciplinary actions.
    (A) The board may, pursuant to an adjudication under Chapter 119. of the Revised Code and by a vote of not fewer than four...
  • 4779.29 Suspension of license without adjudicatory hearing.
    If the board determines that there is clear and convincing evidence that an individual licensed under this chapter is engaging or has engaged in conduct...
  • 4779.30 Allegation of mental incompetence or illness.
    If the state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics has reason to believe that a person who holds a license issued under this chapter is...
  • 4779.31 Reinstating licenses.
    Before reinstating a license issued under this chapter that has been suspended for more than two years, the board may require an individual to pass...
  • 4779.32 Allegations to be written and verified.
    If any person makes an allegation against an individual who holds a license issued under this chapter, the allegation shall be reduced to writing and...
  • 4779.33 Enforcement.
    The secretary of the state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics shall enforce the laws relating to the practice of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics. If...
  • 4779.34 Compliance with law regarding sanctions for human trafficking.
    The state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics shall comply with section 4776.20 of the Revised Code. Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.169, HB 247,...
  • 4779.99 Penalty.
    Whoever violates section 4779.02 , 4779.03 , or 4779.04 of the Revised Code is guilty of a minor misdemeanor on the first offense; on each...

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