N.H. Code Admin. R. Opt 102.01 - Terms Used

Current through Register Vol. 42, No. 14, April 7, 2022

As used in these rules, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:

(a) "Administrative assistant" means the board's staff director, a person with delegated authority from the board.
(b) "Board" means the New Hampshire board of optometry created by RSA 327:2.
(c) "Licensee" means a person holding a license, certificate or registration issued by the board pursuant to any grant of statutory authority.
(d) "Out of state contact lens dispenser" means any non-pharmacy business organization physically located outside of New Hampshire that offers contact lenses for retail sale to customers inside New Hampshire.
(e) "Prescription" means the written specifications for a spectacle lens or contact lens, necessary for the manufacture of such lens.
(f) "Pharmaceutical Agent" means "pharmaceutical agent" as defined in RSA 327:1 III.
(g) "Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents" ("TPA") means such agents used in the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses of the eyes.
(h) "TPA-certified" means that the licensee has obtained the necessary training and qualifications to administer Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents in the practice of optometry.
(i) "TPA/G-certified" means that the licensee has obtained the necessary training and qualifications to administer therapeutic pharmaceutical agents in the practice of optometry, including the treatment of glaucoma.

Notes

N.H. Code Admin. R. Opt 102.01

(See Revision Note at part heading for Opt 100) #5839, eff 6-17-94; amd by #6098, eff 10-1-95, all but paragraph (d) EXPIRED: 6-17-00; amd by #7370, INTERIM, eff 9-30-00, EXPIRED: 3-29-01

New. #7607, eff 12-5-01; amd by #7854, eff 3-12-03

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