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OPTOMETRISTS

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Addresses, tuberculosis health order hearings, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.4805

Advertisements, transfer of practice, restrictions, Minn. Rules 6500.0400

Advertising, signs, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.56

Authority to prescribe or administer controlled substances, Minn. Statutes 2015 152.11, 2015 152.12, 2015 152.126

Billing, uniform forms, use, Minn. Statutes 2015 62J.52

Cappers, employment, unprofessional conduct, Minn. Rules 6500.0400

Certificates and certification, drivers' license applicants, vision examination certificates, Minn. Rules 7410.2400

Certificates and certification, recording, fees, district court, Minn. Statutes 2015 357.021

Certified copies, medical records, tuberculosis, reportable persons, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.4804

Contact lenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 145.711 to 2015 145.714

Continuing education, license renewal, Minn. Statutes 2015 214.12

Continuing education

Approval, criteria, Minn. Rules 6500.1200

Contact hours, Minn. Rules 6500.0950

Credit hours, Minn. Rules 6500.1500

Home study, Minn. Rules 6500.0950

Proof of attendance, Minn. Rules 6500.1400

Requirements

Exemptions, Minn. Rules 6500.1600, 6500.2700

Generally, Minn. Rules 6500.0900

Specified subjects required, Minn. Rules 6500.1700

Sponsors

Notice received, addition or deletion of credits, Minn. Rules 6500.1300

Requests by, program approval, Minn. Rules 6500.1100

Study compliance period, Minn. Rules 6500.1000

Controlled substances, duties regarding

Diversion, employer mandatory reporting, Minn. Statutes 2015 214.33

Prescriptions, Minn. Statutes 2015 152.11, 2015 152.12, 2015 152.126

Corporations, formation, Minn. Rules 6500.0800

Definitions

Health care information, review organizations, Minn. Statutes 2015 145.61

Health law, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.4172

Professional firms, Minn. Statutes 2015 319B.02

Public health occupations, licensing, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.56, 2015 148.57

Public health provisions, Minn. Statutes 2015 145.711

Tuberculosis Health Threat Act, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.4803

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.011

Definitions, Minn. Rules 9505.0277

Designation by, infection control practitioners, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.4803

Directories, Minn. Statutes 2015 214.071

Disciplinary action

Data collection violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 152.126

Forms of, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.607

Grounds, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.603, 2015 148.61, 2015 214.16, 2015 214.355

Ophthalmic goods and services violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 145.712 to 2015 145.714

Optometrist cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.606

Reporting obligations, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.604, 2015 148.605

Disclosure, financial or economic interest, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.6521

Drugs and medicine

Authority to dispense, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.574

Controlled substances, Minn. Statutes 2015 152.11, 2015 152.12, 2015 152.126

Electronic prescription drug program, Minn. Statutes 2015 62J.497

Gifts from manufacturers or wholesalers, Minn. Statutes 2015 151.461

Topical ocular drugs, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.574, 2015 151.37

Education, see Continuing education under this topic

Emeritus registration, Minn. Rules 6500.2700

Examinations (licenses), Minn. Statutes 2015 148.57

Examinations

Clinical practical examinations, Minn. Rules 6500.2300

Jurisprudence examinations, Minn. Rules 6500.2400

Licensure examinations, Minn. Rules 6500.1800

Examining optometrist, name, display, Minn. Rules 6500.0500

Eyeglass prescription expiration, exception, Minn. Statutes 2015 145.7131

Fees, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2015 145.713

Financial or economic interests, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.6521

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.62

Health and accident insurance, services, policy provisions, Minn. Statutes 2015 62A.03, 2015 62A.15

Health care providers, optometrists defined as, workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.011

Health care taxes, Minn. Statutes 2015 295.50, 2015 295.51, 2015 295.52

Identity and identification, name tags, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.6585

Information exchange, vaccination records, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.3351

Insurance fraud, see FRAUD

Legend drugs

Adverse reaction reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 147.111

Restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.574

Standard of care, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.577

Use, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.575

Liability

Controlled substances, prescription reporting, Minn. Statutes 2015 152.126

Health threat to others, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.4175

Tuberculosis, good faith reporting, immunity, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.4804

Licensed health professionals, optometrists defined as

Health law, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.4172

Tuberculosis Health Threat Act, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.4803

Licenses

Change of address, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.57

Expedited and temporary licensing, military members and veterans, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.57, 2015 197.4552

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.57, 2015 148.59, 2015 148.595

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.57

Insurance fraud, effect, Minn. Statutes 2015 214.106

Practicing without, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.56, 2015 148.61

Renewals, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.59, 2015 214.12

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.56, 2015 148.57

Revocation or suspension, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.607

Temporary license suspension, imminent risk of harm, Minn. Statutes 2015 214.077, 2015 214.32

Temporary military permits, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.595, 2015 197.4552

Licenses

Fees, Minn. Rules 6500.1900, 6500.2200

Reinstatement

After expiration, Minn. Rules 6500.2800

After revocation or suspension, Minn. Rules 6500.2900

Requirements, generally, Minn. Rules 6500.2900

Renewal

Annual renewal, Minn. Rules 6500.2000, 6500.2800

Continuing education, Minn. Rules 6500.0900, 6500.2000

Emeritus registration, effect, Minn. Rules 6500.2700

Failure to renew, effect, Minn. Rules 6500.2000, 6500.2800

Fees, Minn. Rules 6500.2000

Revocation, Minn. Rules 6500.2000

Terms, Minn. Rules 6500.2800

Loans to, income-contingent loan repayment program, Minn. Statutes 2015 136A.1703, 2015 136A.1785

Malpractice, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 145.682

Medical records

Access to data, see under MEDICAL RECORDS

Maternal death studies, Minn. Statutes 2015 145.901

Vaccination records, information exchange, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.3351

Names, tuberculosis health order hearings, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.4805

Names

Disclosure, Minn. Rules 6500.0500

Display

Generally, Minn. Rules 6500.0500

Optometric corporations, Minn. Rules 6500.0800

Ophthalmic services, violations, disciplinary action, Minn. Statutes 2015 145.712 to 2015 145.714

Optometric corporations, names, display, Minn. Rules 6500.0800

Optometry Board, see OPTOMETRY BOARD

Posting (notices), financial or economic interest, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.6521

Practice exemption, scope, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.56

Practice, drivers, examination of eyesight, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2015 171.13

Practitioners, optometrists defined as, Minn. Statutes 2015 151.01

Prescription drug discounts, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2015 325F.784

Prescriptions, see PRESCRIPTIONS

Prices, Health Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.699

Professional conduct, generally, Minn. Rules 6500.0400

Professional firms, authority to organize, Minn. Statutes 2015 319B.40

Professional services, definitions, professional firms, Minn. Statutes 2015 319B.02

Professionals, optometrists defined as

Health care information, review organization, Minn. Statutes 2015 145.61

Professional firms, Minn. Statutes 2015 319B.02

Providers, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.011

Recommendations by, drivers' licenses, denial or cancellation, Minn. Rules 7410.2400

Records and record keeping

Contact lenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 145.712, 2015 145.713

Vaccination records, information exchange, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.3351

Records, storage, Minn. Rules 6500.0700

Referrals by, financial or economic interest, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.6521

Regulated persons, optometrist defined as, Minn. Statutes 2015 214.16

Reports given

Conduct by optometrist constituting grounds for disciplinary action, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.604, 2015 148.605

Controlled substances prescriptions, Minn. Statutes 2015 152.126

Health threats to others, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.4175

Newly blinded persons, diagnosis, Minn. Statutes 2015 248.011

Tuberculosis, reportable persons, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.4804

Requests by, contact lenses, prescription verification, Minn. Statutes 2015 145.712

Rules governing, purpose of rules, Minn. Rules 6500.0300

Sales, simple lenses, unregulated sales, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.56

Schools and school districts, early childhood health and developmental screening, Minn. Rules 3530.3300

Scope of practice, abortion, health plan companies, Minn. Statutes 2015 62Q.145

Services, defined as health services, Minn. Statutes 2015 123B.41

Signs, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.56

Standard of care, legend drugs, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.577

State soldiers assistance fund, payment for optical care, Minn. Rules 9055.0085

Statements by, visual acuity, Minn. Rules 3100.1400

Steerers, employment, unprofessional conduct, Minn. Rules 6500.0400

Testimony, tuberculosis carriers, endangerment to public health, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.4809

Titles, use, Minn. Rules 6500.0400

Topical ocular drugs, authority to dispense, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.574, 2015 151.37

Verification by, contact lenses, prescriptions, Minn. Statutes 2015 145.712

Veterans homes, optometric care services availability, Minn. Rules 9050.1030

Violations and penalties

Conduct constituting grounds for disciplinary action, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.603

Health threat to others, false reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 144.4175

Ophthalmic goods and services violations, disciplinary action, Minn. Statutes 2015 145.712 to 2015 145.714

Practicing without license, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.56, 2015 148.61

Unlawful practice, Minn. Statutes 2015 148.56

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