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49 Pa. Code § 42.11. Licensure examination.


§ 42.11. Licensure examination.

 (a)  The licensure examinations will be scheduled at least twice each year at times and places designated by the NBCOT.

 (b)  The applicant shall apply to NBCOT for admission to the licensure examination and shall pay the required fee at the direction of NBCOT.

 (c)  The applicant is responsible for directing that NBCOT send the applicant’s examination results and other information requested to the Board.

 (d)  The passing score shall be that established by the NBCOT for each administration of the licensure examination.

 (e)  After the first failure, the applicant may take the next scheduled examination or the examination following the next scheduled examination. After a second or successive failure of the licensure examination, the Board may require the applicant to complete additional training approved by the Board. Written notice will be provided to the applicant as to what additional training will be required.


   The provisions of this §  42.11 issued under sections 5(b) and 8(2) of the Occupational Therapy Practice Act (63 P.S. § §  1505(b) and 1508(2)).


   The provisions of this §  42.11 adopted January 27, 1989, effective January 28, 1989, 19 Pa.B. 335; amended December 7, 2001, effective December 8, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 6663. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (223095) to (223096).

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