eLicensure Renewal Site: elicense.ohio.gov
Before Completing Application
Applicants will be required to complete the application in its entirety and pay a non-refundable fee. Applicants will be required to upload any required documents as a result of an affirmative answer provided in the Questions portion of the application, license specific certifications, and to have a valid credit card (Visa, Mastercard, or Discover).
Required Documents for Application Submission
The application contains a Questions portion that consists of standard enforcement questions as well as license specific certifications. If you answer Yes to one of the questions in this portion of the application, you will be required to provide an explanation that includes the date, place, reason and disposition of the matter in the comments box. Additionally, an attachment may be required in the Attachment portion of the application for certain questions that appear in this area, an example of attachments that may be required are listed below.
After You Apply
Following submission and payment for your application you will receive an email confirming renewal application submission and payment.
If you need to contact the Board please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Board’s website at www.med.ohio.gov.
Certificate to Prescribe
According to Ohio Revised Code Section 4730.14(B), to be eligible for renewal, of your certificate to practice as a physician assistant shall certify to the board that the physician assistant has maintained certification by the national commission on certification of physician assistants (NCCPA) or a successor organization that is recognized by the board. The physician assistant must complete during the current certification period not less than one hundred hours of continuing medical education acceptable to the board.
CME required for Renewal of Certificate to Prescribe
According to Ohio Revised Code Section 4730.49, to be eligible for renewal, of your certificate to prescribe as a physician assistant, an applicant shall complete every two years at least twelve hours of continuing education in pharmacology from an accredited institution recognized by the state medical board. See the CME chart for the required hours for this renewal period.
Pharmacology Chart for pro-rated CME pursuant to 4730.14(F)
For the Renewal period ending January 31, 2016.
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Columbus, Ohio 43215-6127
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