DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Division of Professional Regulation
Board of Examiners in Optometry
The Delaware Board of Examiners in Optometry is proposing an amendment to Rule 3.1 of its rules and regulations pursuant to 24 Del.C. §2104(a)(1) and 29 Del.C. §10115. The Board proposes to amend Rule 3.1. to clarify that an internship is to be done in a private practice setting in the State of Delaware, or other Board approved setting, under the supervision of a licensed optometrist or ophthalmologist to ensure that the clinical setting for the intern is in keeping with the standard of care in Delaware.
The Board will accept written comments from July 1, 2004 through July 31, 2004. The Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed amendment on August 26, 2004 at 6:30 p.m. in the second floor conference room in the Division of Professional Regulation, Cannon Building, 861 Silver Lake Boulevard, Suite 203, Dover, DE 19904-2467. Written comments should be submitted to Jane Youmans, Administrative Specialist, Division of Professional Regulation, at the same above-listed address.