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FLORIDA BOARD OF OPTICIANRY FORMS AND APPLICATIONS
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Developing standards for lenses is a key component to The Vision Council's technical initiatives. Contributing groups include the Lens Technical Committee, the Data Communication Standard Committee, the Country of Origin for Lenses Committee, and the Lens Product Description Standard Committee.
THE 2020 - 2021 CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR FLORIDA OPTICIANS*
Florida Opticians are required to attend 20 hours of continuing education every two years to renew their license. The current biennium started January 1, 2021 and will end December 31, 2022. Continuing education requirements for this biennium are as follows:
A. Laws & Rules: Two (2) hours must be on Florida laws & administrative rules governing the profession.
C. Reduction of Medical Errors: Two (2) hours on and shall include a study of root-cause analysis, error reduction and prevention, and patient safety.
D. Electives: Five (5) hours may be on any of the listed topic (A, B or E) or may be in a management, sales, stress management , risk management or marketing related topic.
*This is a summary only. Please consult rule 64B12-15.003 of the Florida Administrative Code, Standards For Continuing Education.
For additional information, contact:
Florida Board of Opticianry