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49 Pa. Code § 23.205. Application procedure.

CERTIFICATION TO TREAT GLAUCOMA


§ 23.205. Application procedure.

 An applicant for certification to treat glaucoma under section 4.2 of the act (63 P.S. §  244.4b) shall submit to the Board a completed application obtained from the Board together with the certification fee required by §  23.91 (relating to fees), and one of the following.

   (1)  A signed verification attesting that the licensee obtained therapeutic certification by passing the licensure examination to practice optometry. The examination shall have included the prescription and administration of pharmaceutical agents for therapeutic purposes (the examination required for therapeutic certification under section 4.1(a)(1) of the act (63 P.S. §  244.4a(a)(1)). The verification shall state the month and year the licensee passed this examination.

   (2)  A signed verification attesting that the licensee obtained therapeutic certification by passing an examination on the prescription and administration of pharmaceutical agents for therapeutic purposes (the examination required for therapeutic certification under section 4.1(a)(2) of the act) and certificates of attendance from Board-approved continuing education courses demonstrating at least 18 hours in glaucoma, completed since December 19, 2002.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  23.205 issued under sections 3(b)(12) and (14) and 4.2 of the Optometric Practice and Licensure Act (63 P.S. § §  244.3(b)(12) and (14) and 244.4b).

Source

   The provisions of this §  23.205 adopted August 6, 2004, effective August 7, 2004, 34 Pa.B. 4147.

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  23.27a (relating to license by endorsement under 63 Pa.C.S. §  3111).



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