3282332-823. Qualifications of applicant
A. An applicant, before being admitted to a podiatry examination, shall prove to the board that he:
1. Is of good moral character.
2. Is a graduate of an accredited podiatry school whose standards are recognized by the American podiatry association.
3. Has the physical and mental capability to engage safely in the practice of podiatry.
4. Has a professional record which indicates that he has not committed any act or engaged in any conduct which would constitute grounds for disciplinary action against a licensee under this chapter if he has previously engaged in the practice of podiatry.
5. Has a professional record which indicates that he has not had a license to practice podiatry refused, revoked, suspended or restricted in any way by any other state, federal jurisdiction or country for reasons which relate to his ability to competently and safely practice podiatry if he has previously engaged in the practice of podiatry.
B. The board may require the submission of such credentials or other evidence, written and oral, and make such investigation as it deems necessary to adequately inform itself with respect to an applicant's ability to meet the requirements prescribed by this section, including a requirement that the applicant for licensure undergo a physical examination, mental evaluation, an oral competence examination and interview, or any combination thereof, as the board deems proper. 32823