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Event Details

Date 2019/09/30 - 2019/09/30
Time 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Recurring
Event status
Handicap access, ADA Contact info: Christopher Fernandez, 808-586-2708, optometry@dcca.hawaii.gov
Title Hawaii Board of Optometry Meeting
Location King Kalakaua Bldg, 335 Merchant Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, 1st Floor, Queen Liliuokalani Conference Room
This event was posted on 09/24/2019 11:47 AM
This event was last updated on 09/24/2019 11:47 AM

HAWAII BOARD OF OPTOMETRY

Professional and Vocational Licensing Division

Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs

State of Hawaii

 

AGENDA

 

                           Date:    Monday, September 30, 2019

 

                                    Time:    9:00 a.m.

 

                                    Place:   Queen Liliuokalani Conference Room

King Kalakaua Building

335 Merchant Street, 1st Floor

Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

 

 

  1. Call to Order

 

2. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes of July 29, 2019

 

 

3.  Review and Approval of RICO’s Optometry Advisory Committee list and Addendum language for the 2020 term.             

The Board may move into Executive Session to consider and evaluate personal information relating to individuals applying for licensure in accordance with Section 92-5(a)(1), HRS, and to consult with the Board's attorney on questions and issues pertaining to the Board's powers, duties, privileges, immunities, and liabilities in accordance with Section 92-5(a)(4).

4.  Applications

 

  1. Applications via Reciprocity

 

REMICK-WALTMAN, Kristy

 

   b. Ratifications

 

Approved for Optometrist License
  1.  

          OD       922       AU, Walter G.

     

Approved for TPA Certification

 

                        OD       902       KRUOCH, Zanna Say

                        OD       906       CHOI, Sara                  

 

 

5. Request for informal opinion from Geoffrey Reynolds, OD

 

Can a private practice still be majority or minority owned by an optometrist who does not have an active license?

 

 

6 .Requests for Approval of Trade Names 
    1. Request for approval of “The Reynolds Optometric Group” trade name

 

               b.  Request for approval of “Mid Pacific Eyecare” trade name

               c.  Request for Approval of “Ala Moana Advanced Eye Clinic” trade name

 

 

7.         Executive Officer’s Report & Disciplinary actions through July, 2019

 

 

8.         Request for CE Program Approval

 

Program Title (Sponsor)

 

19-024

Eyelid Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment

Dr. Hugo Higa

19-025

Diagnosis and Management of Pterygia

Dr. Hugo Higa

19-026

Diagnosis and Management of Ptosis

Dr. Hugo Higa

19-027

Lumps and Bumps

Dr. Hugo Higa

19-028

Management of Ocular Trauma

Dr. Hugo Higa

19-029

Uveitis:  Diagnosis and Management

Dr. Hugo Higa

19-030

Big Island Opthalmic Education Conference

Hawaii Vision Specialists

19-031

Pacific Rim Optometric Conference

Hawaii Optometric Association

19-032

VSP CE and New Lab Tour

Vision Service Plan

19-033

Managing Myopia Risk Assessment Case Studies

Brien Holden Vision Institute

19-034

Global Specialty Lens Symposium

Pentavision

19-035

Utah Optometric Association 2018 Annual Convention

Utah Optometric Association

19-036

North Star Optometry Seminars 2019

Bryan Vincent, MD

19-037

Hoopes Vision Optometric Education Seminars

Hoopes Vision

19-038

All About MIGS

Clarus Vision Clinic

19-039

Academy 2018 San Antonio

American Academy of Optometry

19-040

Kaiser Permanente 2019 Optometry Symposium

Kaiser Permanente

19-041

Joint SCCO/USC/VA Symposium

Southern California College of Optometry

19-042

Improved Approaches to MIGS for Better Patient Outcome

State University of New York College of Optometry

19-043

Dry Eye Mastery: A Simple System for Clinical & Practice Success

Salus Univ. PA College of Optometry

19-044

New Frontiers in Frontline Ocular Surface Care

Univ of AL School of Optometry

19-045

Improving the Recognition of Viral and Bacterial Conjunctivitis

State University of New York College of Optometry

19-046

Frontline Ocular Surface Disease Care

Univ of AL School of Optometry

19-047

Academy 2019 Orlando & 3rd WCO Lectures & Workshop

American Academy of Optometry

19-048

Academy 2019 Orlando & 3rd WCO Scientific Program

American Academy of Optometry

19-049

Can You Spot Retinal Vascular Abnormalities

Dr Nick Fogt

19-050

Be an Ocular Foreign Body Fixer

Dr. Caroline B. Pate

19-051

The Real-World Cataract Evaluation

Dr. Jacqueline Theis

19-052

Glaucoma Medications: When good drugs do bad things

Dr. Bruce Onofrey

 

 

 

9.         Old Business

 

  1. Rule change discussion and Revision

     

The Board will review and discuss updates to rules revision draft concerned with continuing education and exam requirements

 

b. AllerFocus: Inquiry regarding allergy skin test and treatment options

 

Is there any reason that an Optometrist in Hawaii could not use this testing procedure [allergy skin test and treatment option] in their practice and be in compliance with the scope of practice? 

 

 

10.        New Business

 

  1. Telehealth, telepractice, and online eye exams, test and related services

     

    Discussion on the use and practice of remote practice, i.e. Telehealth and Telepractice, and will include a review of the USDA recall of Visiby (formerly known as Opternative), and the withdrawal of the test from the market.

 

 

11.        Next Board Meeting:      November 25, 2019

9:00 a.m.

Queen Liliuokalani Conference Room

King Kalakaua Building

335 Merchant Street, 1st Floor

Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

 

   

 

12.        Adjournment

 

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, contact Mr. Christopher Fernandez at (808)586-2708, or email optometry@dcca.hawaii.gov as soon as possible, preferably within two (2) business days of the meeting. If a response is received after that date, we will try to obtain the auxiliary aid/service or accommodation, but we cannot guarantee that the request will be fulfilled. Upon request, this notice is available in alternate formats such as large print, Braille, or electronic copy.

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