Annually, on or before the twentieth day of October, every licensed optometrist, except as exempted in section 4725.16 of the Revised Code, as a prerequisite for license renewal, shall file with the executive director of the board proof of attendance for twenty-five clock hours which includes ten clock hours of instruction in pharmacology of board approved continuing education during the study compliance year.
The study compliance year shall extend from October first through September thirtieth for the subsequent license renewal year beginning January first and ending December thirty-first. Credit will be allowed only for the study compliance year in which the educational course was actually attended.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/13/2008 and 07/28/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4725.09
Rule Amplifies: 4725.09, 4725.12
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/65, 3/10/75, 10/1/95, 6/1/99