Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 430-9-.02 - Enforcement

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through April 4, 2022

(1) Any doctor of optometry who is not certified by the Board to use topically applied pharmaceutical agents for diagnostic purposes, but who uses such agents for any purpose in the practice of optometry, is guilty of unprofessional conduct and shall be subject to disciplinary sanctions pursuant to O.C.G.A. §§ 43-1-19 and 43-30-9.
(2) Any doctor of optometry who is certified by the Board to use topically applied pharmaceutical agents for diagnostic purposes, and who uses such agents for any purpose other than for diagnosis or who causes such agents to be used outside the direct supervision of the doctor of optometry is guilty of unprofessional conduct and shall be subject to disciplinary sanctions pursuant to O.C.G.A. §§ 43-1-19 and 43-30-9, provided, however, that nothing in this Rule shall prohibit a doctor of optometry who is certified for using pharmaceutical agents for treatment purposes from utilizing such agents in accordance with the law and rules and regulations of the Board.

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 430-9-.02
O.C.G.A. §§ 43-30-1(2)(A), 43-30-5, 43-30-9.
Original Rule entitled "Enforcement" was filed on June 13, 1984; effective July 3, 1984. Amended: Rule repealed and a new Rule of the same title adopted. Filed September 26, 1988; effective October 16, 1988.

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