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10.28.03.00.htm 10.28.03.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 28 BOARD OF EXAMINERS IN OPTOMETRY Chapter 03 Examination and Licensing of Optometrists Authority: Health Occupations Article, §11-205 and 11-302―11-308, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.28.03.01.htm 10.28.03.01. 01 Definition.. Board" means the Board of Examiners in Optometry..
10.28.03.02.htm 10.28.03.02. 02 Requirements for Licensure.. A. Preprofessional education―completion of 2 years of pre-optometric college study in an accredited institution of higher learning or its equivalent.B. Professional education―completion of 4 scholastic years at:. 1) An accredited college of optometry;. 2) A university school of optometry; or. 3) An equivalent of §B(1) or (2) of this regulation.. C. The Board will accept applications for examination from graduates of those colleges of optometry
10.28.03.03.htm 10.28.03.03. 03 Application for Licensure.. A. An applicant shall complete and file an application on the form provided by the Board on request.. B. The applicant shall submit the following information:. 1) Full name, residence, and date and place of birth;. 2) A recent photograph of the applicant;. 3) Letters of recommendation from three individuals, excluding immediate family members, who can attest to the applicant's character and reputation;
10.28.03.04.htm 10.28.03.04. 04 Repealed..
10.28.03.05.htm 10.28.03.05. 05 Form of the Examination.. A. The Board shall require and give any combination of written, oral, clinical, and practical examination.B. Subjects for Examination. The following subjects may be included in the written, oral, clinical, and practical examinations:1) Optometric jurisprudence;. 2) Theoretic optics;. 3) Ophthalmic optics;. 4) Physiological and psychological optics;. 5) Optometry―theoretic and practical;. 6) Visual fields;. 7) Clinical examination;.
10.28.03.06.htm 10.28.03.06. 06 Waiver of Examination.. Standards for licensure with partial waiver of examination are set forth in Health Occupations Article, §11-305, Annotated Code of Maryland.
10.28.03.07.htm 10.28.03.07. 07 License Renewal.. A license holder shall pay to the Board every 2 years, on or before July 1 of the renewal year, a fee for renewal to be established by the Board.
10.28.03.08.htm 10.28.03.08. 08 Address of Record.. A. An optometrist shall notify the Board of the optometrist's principal address in Maryland.. B. An optometrist shall report a change of principal address within 30 days..
10.28.03.9999.htm 10.28.03.9999. Administrative History Effective date: March 21, 1980 (7:6 Md. R. 608). Regulation .03B amended effective January 22, 1990 (17:1 Md. R. 70). Regulation .04 amended effective February 13, 1984 (11:3 Md. R. 202) January 22, 1990 (17:1 Md. R. 70)Regulation .05 amended effective January 22, 1990 (17:1 Md. R. 70). Regulation .06 amended effective February 13, 1984 (11:3 Md. R. 202) January 22, 1990 (17:1 Md. R. 70)Regulation .07 amended effective January 22, 1990 (17:1 Md. R. 70).
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