Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 35.1

R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-35.1-2

§ 5-35.1-2. Qualifications to practice optometry.

Every applicant for licensure shall present satisfactory evidence in the form of affidavits properly sworn to that he or she:

(1) Is of good moral character; and

(2) Has graduated from a school or college of optometry that maintains a course in optometry of not less than four (4) years and is approved by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE) or other accrediting body as approved by the board; and

(3) Has successfully passed a national examination or other examinations approved by the department and the board; and

(4) Any other qualifications as may be established in rules and regulations promulgated by the department.

History of Section.
P.L. 2008, ch. 305, § 2; P.L. 2008, ch. 433, § 2.