Alaska Administrative Code
Title 12 - Professional Regulations
Part 1 - Boards and Commissions Subject to Centralized Licensing
Chapter 30 - Board of Dispensing Opticians
Article 3 - Continuing Competence
Section 12 AAC 30.200 - Approved continuing competence experiences

Universal Citation: 12 AK Admin Code 12 AAC 30.200

Current through December 14, 2023

(a) Attendance at a seminar or course conducted by one of the following organizations is accepted as meeting the continuing competence requirements of AS 08.71.130(d) and 12 AAC 30.200 - 12 AAC 30.220:

(1) the Opticians Association of America;

(2) the Contact Lens Society of America;

(3) the American Optometric Association;

(4) the American Academy of Ophthalmology;

(5)repealed 12/25/2019;

(6) the Opticians Association of Alaska, Incorporated; or

(7) other recognized professional organizations in the field of opticianry.

(b) If specifically approved by the department, the following educational experiences meet the continuing competence requirements of AS 08.71.130(d) and 12 AAC 30.200- 12 AAC 30.220:

(1) satisfactory completion of a course conducted by a recognized school of opticianry;

(2) instruction by a licensed ophthalmologist, optometrist, dispensing optician, or optical manufacturer outside of the normal work situation, if there are at least three students in attendance; or

(3) acting as an instructor of opticianry outside the normal work situation, if there are at least three students in attendance.

(c) Credit for a course not actually taken or graded is not acceptable for continuing competence credit.

Eff. 6/23/78, Register 66; am 3/30/84, Register 89; am 4/29/91, Register 118; am 2/26/2003, Register 165; am 12/25/2019, Register 232, January 2020

Authority:AS 08.71.055

AS 08.71.130

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