NOTICE: Effective Monday December 14, 2015 Physician Assistants will begin submitting renewal applications through the following website: elicense.ohio.gov.
When accessing the site for the first time you will be required to register and verify your licensure information. Current license holders were mailed letters with the information required to register and verify their existing licensure information. If you have not yet received your letter please email the Board by clicking here.
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Existing Licensee – eLicense Registration Guide
Before You Begin – What you need to know prior to renewing
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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