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49 Pa. Code § 23.36. Consultant, advisor, staff or employe optometry</B>.

§ 23.36. Consultant, advisor, staff or employe optometry.

 (a)  An optometrist may:

   (1)  Be engaged as a consultant to businesses implementing industrial vision programs.

   (2)  Be engaged as a staff optometrist or optometric administrator by municipal, county, State or Federal government agencies, research organizations, educational institutions, insurance companies or licensed health care facilities.

 (b)  When engaged as set forth in subsection (a), an optometrist shall contract, in writing, to retain the right to the independent exercise of professional judgment.

 (c)  An optometrist may accept employment with a nonlicensed proprietor, or with a commercial or mercantile concern, if the optometrist complies with §  23.43 (relating to offices).


   The provisions of this §  23.36 issued under section 3(b)(14) of the Optometric Practice and Licensure Act (63 P.S. §  244.3(b)(14)).


   The provisions of this §  23.36 adopted October 28, 1988, effective October 29, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 4863.

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  23.33 (relating to practice); and 49 Pa. Code §  23.61 (relating to general).

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