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Continuing Education Online Handbooks

The Indiana Optometric Association offers continuing education programs throughout the year. Here you will be able to find and easily download or print speaker outlines, handouts and PowerPoint presentations of current seminars. Materials will be available for up to two weeks after the event.

Member Only Resources

Indiana Optometry provides its members exclusive access to resources not available to non-members. Quickly link to required employment information, sales tax applicable to your practice, insurance, eyeglass and contact lens prescription release requirements, medical records release and retention, and many more.


Indiana Health Care Volunteer Registry

The Indiana Health Care Volunteer Registry was established in order to grant civil immunity to optometrists and other health care professionals, under certain circumstances, who volunteer their services outside of traditional health facilities.

Charitable Eye and Vision Care Resources

Optometry Cares®—The AOA Foundation is a philanthropic program that provides information about charitable eye and vision care resources. A list of resources can be found here.

Reporting Illegal Contact Lens Sales and Adverse Reactions

Are you aware of illegal contact lens sales or a patient that suffered an adverse reaction to novelty or improperly dispensed contact lenses? Optometrists and patients can report complaints, adverse reactions, and suspicious business practices online.

Registry Reporting for Optometrists through AOA MORE

A registry is a private, secure database that systematically integrates patient data from multiple electronic health record (EHR) systems and facilitates secondary uses of the data.


School Vision Screenings

Here you will find information for optometrists and school nurses to help coordinate school vision screenings throughout Indiana schools.

HIP 2.0

HIP 2.0 provides health insurance coverage for qualified low-income individuals aged 19 to 64, who are not eligible for Medicare or another Indiana Medicaid aid category. Read more about HIP 2.0. Vision care is available for HIP Plus members and those enrolled in HIP State Plan.

Legislative Links

Helpful Links for those who advocate for optometry.

Licensure

The purpose of licensure is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public. Only licensed individuals may practice optometry in Indiana. The statutory requirements for professional licensing are established by the Indiana General Assembly. The Indiana Optometry Board administers and enforces the statutes and rules regulating the practice of optometry in Indiana.

Duty to Report Child Abuse or Neglect

The Indiana Department of Child Services provides detailed information about the Duty to Report Child Abuse and Neglect.


2011 ROEC Study Concerning Optometry in Indiana

The Regulated Occupations Evaluation Committee (ROEC) was created by the Indiana General Assembly pursuant to IC 25-1-16. The Committee was charged with the responsibility to review and evaluate professions regulated by the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency at least once every seven years. Additionally, the Committee is to make recommendations after their review and evaluation. Read a copy of the 2011 Regulated Occupations Recommendations Report.

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