TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1325 ORTHOTICS, PROSTHETICS AND PEDORTHICS PRACTICE ACT
SECTION 1325.15 APPLICATION FOR LICENSURE AS AN ORTHOTIST
Section 1325.15 Application for Licensure as an Orthotist
a) Any person seeking licensure as an orthotist shall file an application with the Division on forms provided by the Division. The application shall include the following:
A) Proof of a baccalaureate degree in an orthotics and prosthetics program approved by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or its predecessor or successor agency; or
B) Proof of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited school, college or university and a certificate from a CAAHEP accredited orthotics program;
2) Proof of a clinical residency as set forth in Section 1325.30;
3) Verification of successful completion of the orthotics examination set forth in Section 1325.10 received directly from the designated testing service; and
4) The required fee specified in Section 1325.50.
b) An individual who meets the requirements of the Act and this Part and obtains a license in Illinois is considered to have met the internationally accepted standards of orthotics and prosthetics as set forth by the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics.
c) When the accuracy of any submitted documentation or the relevance or sufficiency of the course work or experience is questioned by the Division or the Board because of lack of information, discrepancies or conflicts in information given, or a need for clarification, the applicant seeking licensure shall be requested to:
1) Provide information as may be necessary; and/or
2) Appear for an interview before the Board to explain the relevance or sufficiency, clarify information or clear up any discrepancies or conflicts in information.
(Source: Amended at 37 Ill. Reg. 4861, effective April 1, 2013)