The following amended or new State Medical Board of Ohio (SMBO) rules will be effective on Thursday, August 31, and are available on the SMBO website.
The following rules in Chapter 4731-6 relate to medical or osteopathic physician licensure:
4731-6-05 Format of medical and osteopathic examination
4731-6-10 Clinical competency examination
4731-6-21 Application procedures for certificate issuance; investigation; notice of hearing rights
4731-6-22 Abandonment and withdrawal of medical and osteopathic licensure applications
4731-6-30 Training certificates
4731-6-32 Visiting faculty certificates
4731-6-33 Special activity certificates
4731-6-34 Volunteer’s certificates.
NOTE: The following rules are unchanged: 4731-6-02, 4731-6-03, 4731-6-04, 4731-6-07, 4731-6-14, 4731-6-15, 4731-6-16, and 4731-6-31.
The following rules in Chapter 4731-21 concern the drug treatment of chronic pain:
4731-21-02 Utilizing prescription drugs for the treatment of intractable pain
4731-21-03 Continuing medical education
4731-21-04 Tolerance, physical dependence and addiction
NOTE: The following rule is unchanged: 4731-21-05.
The following rules in Chapter 4731-22 concern emeritus registration:
4731-22-07 Change to active status.
NOTE: The following rules are unchanged: 4731-22-03, 4731-22-04, 4731-22-06, 4731-22-08.
The following rule concerns mental or physical impairment:
4731-28-01 Mental or physical impairment.