4725-5-15 Notification to board and others of primary practice location.

Each optometrist who holds a current licensure certificate shall notify the board of the primary address where the optometrist is in practice and wherein the certificate of licensure is displayed.

The holder of a licensure certificate shall notify the board of any change of address of primary practice wherein the certificate is displayed. The license holder will take whatever steps are necessary to see that patients are informed of the new location of the optometrist or the location of the patient's records.

Prescriptions written for therapeutic pharmaceutical agents shall contain the optometrist's name, address of the location wherein their therapeutic certificate is displayed and the identification number of the therapeutic pharmaceutical agents certificate the optometrist holds.

Failure to place the required information on prescriptions for therapeutic pharmaceutical agents or to notify the board of address change within thirty days constitutes "dishonesty or unprofessional conduct" as that phrase is used in section 4725.19 of the Revised Code.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 02/21/2014 and 02/21/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.032
Statutory Authority: 4725.09
Rule Amplifies: 4725.19
Prior Effective Dates: 6/26/92, 6/1/99