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WVC 30 - 14 - 4 §30-14-4. Application for license or educational permit.

(a) Each applicant for examination by the board, with the exception of assistants to osteopathic physicians and surgeons, as hereinafter provided, shall submit an application therefor on forms prepared and furnished by the board.

(b) Each applicant for a license shall furnish evidence, verified by oath and satisfactory to the board, establishing that the applicant has satisfied the following requirements:

(1) The applicant is eighteen years of age or over;

(2) The applicant is of good moral character;

(3) The applicant has graduated from an accredited osteopathic college;

(4) The applicant has successfully completed either of the following:

(A) A minimum of one year of post-doctoral, clinical training in a program approved by the American Osteopathic Association; or

(B) A minimum of one year of post-doctoral, clinical training in a program approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and forty hours of continuing medical education in osteopathic manipulative medicine and osteopathic manipulative treatment in courses approved, and classified as Category 1A, by the American Osteopathic Association.

(c) Each applicant for an educational permit shall furnish evidence, verified by oath and satisfactory to the board, establishing that the applicant has satisfied the following requirements:

(1) The applicant is eighteen years of age or over;

(2) The applicant is of good moral character;

(3) The applicant has graduated from an accredited osteopathic college; and

(4) The applicant is under contract as an intern or resident in an approved program of post-graduate clinical training.

(d) The board may not issue a license or permit to any person until the applicant has paid the application fee established by legislative rule of the board.

(e) In order to give timely effect to the amendments to this section and section ten of this article, the board is authorized to propose a legislative rule consistent with these amendments as an emergency rule under the provisions of section fifteen, article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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