OMCP Board Decisions and Membership Reporting

June 30, 2015

OMCP held its quarterly Membership Standards Voting Event in June, with all current Industry and Academic membership invited to participate.  Topics on the ballot were focused on certification requirements, exam requirements, PDUs, and Registered Education Provider  Fees.

See the Voting Report for topics and results.

Of  the eleven topics on the ballot, eight were passed by majority. Three went to discussion. Voting resulted in the following changes:

PDUs:

Previous Policy: All PDUs must be earned no more than 3 months prior to certification expiration to count towards certification extension.

Revised Policy: All PDUs must be earned no more than 6 months prior to certification expiration to count towards certification extension.

Post-Secondary Degree: OMCP Requirement:

Previous Policy:

Passing score on the OMCP exam and  post-secondary degree

and either:

1000 hours  experience and passing an approved course

or

2000 hours of experience

Revised Policy:

Passing score on the OMCP exam

and either

5000 hours experience

or

Post-secondary degree and 2000 hours experience

or

Pass an approved course and 1000 hours of experience