INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
Title of Interpretive or Policy Statement: Acceptance of medical training or degree as meeting the training requirements for administering oral and epinephrine.
Issuing Entity: Board of optometry.
Subject Matter: This policy statement clarifies that the board of optometry will accept medical training or a medical degree as meeting the oral drug and epinephrine training requirement for licensed optometrists. This policy statement addresses individuals who hold both an MD degree and an OD (doctor of optometry) degree.
Effective Date: March 26, 2010.
Contact Person: Judy Haenke, Program Manager, Health Systems Quality Assurance, Department of Health, P.O. Box 47870, Olympia, WA 98504-7870, (360) 236-4947.