Part I of the licensing examination shall consist of basic science, human biology, ocular and visual biology, theoretical ophthalmic, and physiological optics and psychology.
Part II of the licensing examination shall consist of clinical science, systemic conditions, the treatment and management of ocular disease, refractive, oculomotor, sensory integrative conditions, perceptual conditions, public health, and the legal issues regarding the clinical practice of optometry.
Part III of the licensing examination shall consist of tests in patient care and management, clinical skills, and the visual recognition and interpretation of clinical signs.
All candidates for licensure by examination must provide verification of passing all parts of the examinations with passing scores as determined by the national board of examiners in optometry and the Ohio state board of optometry. The board may accept the examinations given by the national board of examiners in optometry or any equivalent examinations as determined by the board.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/20/2008 and 05/19/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4725.09
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/65, 4/17/95, 6/1/99