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10.28.06.00.htm 10.28.06.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 28 BOARD OF EXAMINERS IN OPTOMETRY Chapter 06 Examination of Patients by Optometrists, Maintenance of Records, and Keeping of Certain Instrumentation and Equipment Authority: Health Occupations Article, §11-205 and 11-208, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.28.06.01.htm 10.28.06.01. 01 Scope.. These regulations establish criteria the Board considers necessary to perform a minimum optometric examination, maintain certain records, and have on hand certain instrumentation and equipment required to carry out procedures for the minimum examination.
10.28.06.02.htm 10.28.06.02. 02 Patient History.. An optometrist shall review the patient's history and shall create a written, oral, or electronic record of the following:A. Previous vision examinations, prescriptions, treatment programs;. B. Patient's general health history including ocular health, familial involvements, current medications, and allergy history;C. Patient's primary complaint, symptoms, or other reason for consulting the practitioner;.
10.28.06.03.htm 10.28.06.03. 03 Examination.. A licensee shall perform all necessary tests, evaluations, and observations in accordance with Health Occupations Article, §11-208(a) Annotated Code of Maryland, to ensure appropriate optometric management of the patient's ocular, systemic, visual, and psychosocial conditions.
10.28.06.04.htm 10.28.06.04. 04 Records.. A licensed optometrist shall maintain thorough records of all testing procedures, results, and case dispositions in accordance with Health-General Article, §4-403, Annotated Code of Maryland. The optometrist shall record all tests, evaluations, and observations performed, along with assessment and plan.
10.28.06.05.htm 10.28.06.05. 05 Equipment.. A licensed optometrist shall have on hand all necessary equipment in good working condition to perform the procedures as required in Regulations .03 and .04 of this chapter.
10.28.06.9999.htm 10.28.06.9999. Administrative History Effective date: June 4, 1984 (11:11 Md. R. 962). Regulation .02 amended effective July 31, 2017 (44:15 Md. R. 760). Regulation .03 repealed and new Regulation .03 adopted effective November 7, 1994 (21:22 Md. R. 1876)Regulation .04 amended effective November 7, 1994 (21:22 Md. R. 1876). Regulation .05 repealed and new Regulation .05 adopted effective November 7, 1994 (21:22 Md. R. 1876)
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