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2018 Regular Session



Health Occupations – Practice of Optometry – Therapeutically Certified Optometrists

Sponsored by:

Delegate Young, K.


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Increasing the number of hours from 30 to 40 of continuing education training that therapeutically certified optometrists are required to attend; providing that continuing education on use and management of certain therapeutic pharmaceutical agents include antibiotic drug resistance; repealing certain provisions of law requiring a therapeutically certified optometrist to refer a certain patient to an ophthalmologist under certain circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Delegates K. Young, Frush, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, and Sample-Hughes
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Health and Government Operations
Broad Subject(s):Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Chemical Tests
Continuing Education -see also- Job Training
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Medical Schools
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Statutes:Article - Health Occupations
(11-309, 11-404.2, 11-505)

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February 15, 2018 10:21 A.M.