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See also OPTICIANS

Addresses, tuberculosis health order hearings, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.4805

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

Advertising, signs, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.56

Advice given, diagnosis and treatment, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.572

Authority to prescribe or administer controlled substances, Minn. Statutes 2013 152.11, 2013 152.12, 2013 152.126

Billing, uniform forms, use, Minn. Statutes 2013 62J.52

Business licenses, exception, Minn. Statutes 2013 116J.70

Cappers, employment, unprofessional conduct, Minn. Rules 6500.0400

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Minn. Statutes 2013 148.573

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

Certificates and certification

Legend drugs, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.575

Recording, fees, district court, Minn. Statutes 2013 357.021

Certified copies, medical records, tuberculosis, reportable persons, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.4804

Contact lenses, Minn. Statutes 2013 145.711 to 2013 145.714

Continuing education sponsors

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

Requests by, program approval, Minn. Rules 6500.1100

Continuing education, license renewal, Minn. Statutes 2013 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, Minn. Rules 6500.1100, 6500.1300

Study compliance period, Minn. Rules 6500.1000

Controlled substances, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2013 152.11, 2013 152.12, 2013 152.126

Corporations, formation, Minn. Rules 6500.0800

Definitions

Health care information, review organizations, Minn. Statutes 2013 145.61

Health law, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.4172

Professional firms, Minn. Statutes 2013 319B.02

Public health occupations, licensing, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.56, 2013 148.57, 2013 148.571, 2013 148.575

Public health provisions, Minn. Statutes 2013 145.711

Tuberculosis Health Threat Act, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.4803

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2013 176.011

Definitions, Minn. Rules 9505.0277

Designation by, infection control practitioners, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.4803

Directories, Minn. Statutes 2013 214.071

Disciplinary action

Data collection violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 152.126

Forms of, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.603

Grounds, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.57, 2013 148.61, 2013 214.16

Ophthalmic goods and services violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 145.712 to 2013 145.714

Disclosure, financial or economic interest, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.6521

Drugs and medicine

Authority to prescribe, dispense, and administer, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.571, 2013 148.574

Controlled substances, Minn. Statutes 2013 152.11, 2013 152.12, 2013 152.126

Electronic prescription drug program, Minn. Statutes 2013 62J.497

Gifts from manufacturers or wholesalers, Minn. Statutes 2013 151.461

Topical ocular drugs, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.571 to 2013 148.574, 2013 151.37

Education, see Continuing education under this topic

Emeritus registration, Minn. Rules 6500.2700

Examinations (licenses), Minn. Statutes 2013 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

Fees, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2013 145.713

Financial or economic interests, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.6521

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.62

Health and accident insurance, services, policy provisions, Minn. Statutes 2013 62A.03, 2013 62A.15

Health care providers, optometrists defined as, workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2013 176.011

Health care taxes, Minn. Statutes 2013 295.50, 2013 295.51, 2013 295.52

Identity and identification, name tags, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.6585

Information exchange, vaccination records, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.3351

Insurance fraud, see FRAUD

Legend drugs

Adverse reaction reports, Minn. Statutes 2013 147.111, 2013 148.576

Authority to prescribe or administer, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.576

Certificate required for use, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.575

Restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.574

Standard of care, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.577

Liability

Controlled substances, prescription reporting, Minn. Statutes 2013 152.126

Health threat to others, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.4175

Tuberculosis, good faith reporting, immunity, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.4804

Licensed health professionals, optometrists defined as

Health law, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.4172

Tuberculosis Health Threat Act, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.4803

Licenses

Business license, exception, Minn. Statutes 2013 116J.70

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.57, 2013 148.59

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.57

Insurance fraud, effect, Minn. Statutes 2013 214.106

Practicing without, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.56, 2013 148.61

Renewals, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.59, 2013 214.12

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.56, 2013 148.57

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 2013 136A.1703, 2013 136A.1785

Malpractice, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2013 145.682

Medical records

Access to data, see under MEDICAL RECORDS

Maternal death studies, Minn. Statutes 2013 145.901

Vaccination records, information exchange, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.3351

Misconduct, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.57

Names, tuberculosis health order hearings, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.4805

Names

Disclosure, Minn. Rules 6500.0500

Display

Generally, Minn. Rules 6500.0500

Optometric corporations, Minn. Rules 6500.0800

National Board of Examiners in Optometry, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.57

Ophthalmic services, violations, disciplinary action, Minn. Statutes 2013 145.712 to 2013 145.714

Optometric corporations, names, display, Minn. Rules 6500.0800

Optometry Board, see OPTOMETRY BOARD

Posting (notices), financial or economic interest, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.6521

Practice exemption, scope, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.56

Practice, drivers, examination of eyesight, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2013 171.13

Practitioners, optometrists defined as, Minn. Statutes 2013 151.01

Prescription drug discounts, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2013 325F.784

Prescriptions, see PRESCRIPTIONS

Prices, Health Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.699

Professional conduct, generally, Minn. Rules 6500.0400

Professional firms, authority to organize, Minn. Statutes 2013 319B.40

Professional services, definitions, professional firms, Minn. Statutes 2013 319B.02

Professionals, optometrists defined as

Health care information, review organization, Minn. Statutes 2013 145.61

Professional firms, Minn. Statutes 2013 319B.02

Providers, Minn. Statutes 2013 176.011

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

Records and record keeping

Contact lenses, Minn. Statutes 2013 145.712, 2013 145.713

Vaccination records, information exchange, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.3351

Records, storage, Minn. Rules 6500.0700

Referrals by, financial or economic interest, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.6521

Referrals, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.572, 2013 148.573

Regulated persons, optometrist defined as, Minn. Statutes 2013 214.16

Reports given

Controlled substances prescriptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 152.126

Health threats to others, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.4175

Legend drugs, adverse reaction reports, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.576

Newly blinded persons, diagnosis, Minn. Statutes 2013 248.011

Tuberculosis, reportable persons, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.4804

Requests by, contact lenses, prescription verification, Minn. Statutes 2013 145.712

Rules governing, purpose of rules, Minn. Rules 6500.0300

Sales, simple lenses, unregulated sales, Minn. Statutes 2013 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 2013 62Q.145

Services, defined as health services, Minn. Statutes 2013 123B.41

Signs, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.56

Standard of care, legend drugs, Minn. Statutes 2013 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 2013 144.4809

Titles, use, Minn. Rules 6500.0400

Topical ocular drugs

Advice to seek diagnosis and treatment, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.572

Authority to prescribe, dispense, and administer, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.571, 2013 148.574, 2013 151.37

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.573

Unprofessional conduct, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.57

Verification by, contact lenses, prescriptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 145.712

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

Violations and penalties

Gross misdemeanors, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.57

Health threat to others, false reports, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.4175

Ophthalmic goods and services violations, disciplinary action, Minn. Statutes 2013 145.712 to 2013 145.714

Practicing without license, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.56, 2013 148.61

Unlawful practice, Minn. Statutes 2013 148.56

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