Scope of practice defined.
Restrictions on scope of practice.
Prohibitions on use of oral therapeutics and oral steroids.
36-7-2, 36-7-2.1. Repealed.
Composition of Board of Examiners--Qualifications of members--Terms of office--Persons ineligible for membership.
Lay member of board--Appointment and term of office.
Board continued within Department of Health--Records and reports.
Employment of counsel and personnel by board--Compensation and expenses.
Administration of oaths and taking of testimony by board.
Salary and expenses of board secretary--Payment from fees.
Annual determination of funds required.
Practice of optometry without certificate as misdemeanor.
Citizenship, residence, character, educational and certification requirements for
Application for examination--Fees--Reexamination.
Pharmacology studies and clinical experience to be completed--Passing grade on
pharmacology portion of national board examination to be attained.
Criminal background check of new applicants and licensees under disciplinary
Licensure through endorsement from another United States jurisdiction--Fee--Promulgation of rules.
Recording of certificate of registration.
Rules and regulations of board--Scope.
Rules to ensure competence to administer topical agents.
Educational and examination requirements for certificate to administer topical
Certification for use of therapeutic drugs--Examination for competency--List of
certified optometrists to be provided to pharmacists--Certification notice--Telephone directory.
Practice as individual or partner required--Exception for authorized corporate
practice--Violation as misdemeanor--Optometrist not precluded from serving as
officer or director of health maintenance organization.
Certain healing arts practitioners to participate in alternate health care delivery
Display of certificate in office--Exhibition to state board--Receipt delivered for
practice outside office--Violation as misdemeanor.
Advertising regulated by board--Fees not regulated.
Annual renewal of certificate--Revocation on default--Restoration of certificate.
Continuing education required--Purpose.
Courses of continuing education specified by board--Certification of attendance--Waiver.
Contracts to provide continuing education--Funds used--Federal matching grants.
Certificate of compliance with continuing education requirements--Exemptions.
Remission of annual fee while in military service.
Grounds for revocation of certificate.
Acts defined as unprofessional conduct--No basis for criminal prosecution.
Appeal from Board of Examiners.
Reinstatement of certificate after revocation.
Injunction to prevent violation of chapter--Election of remedies.
Immunity from liability of professional society committee members--Conditions--Official immunity unaffected.
Entry and inspection by board--Purpose--Drug records and inventories.
Use of therapeutic pharmaceutical agents to treat glaucoma or ocular
hypertension--Education and examination required.
Sale of contact lenses without prescription prohibited--Violation as misdemeanor.