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Direct supervision shall mean daily, onsite, close contact while optical dispensing is taking place within the retail establishment.</P> <h2><a href="/GAC/420-4-.02" name="420-4-.02" title="420-4-.02">Rule 420-4-.02 Unprofessional Conduct</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="420-4-.02(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Unprofessional conduct, fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation in the practice of optical dispensing shall include but not be limited to the following: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="420-4-.02(1)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> the use of the title "doctor", or any abbreviation thereof by an "optical dispenser" except by a person duly licensed to practice medicine in this State or by a person who holds an approved degree of doctor of optometry when followed by the qualification "optometrist";</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="420-4-.02(1)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> any conduct or advertising of a character tending to deceive or mislead the public;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="420-4-.02(1)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> aiding or abetting, either directly or indirectly in the conduct or advertising of any employer, firm or associate if such conduct or advertising conflicts with the foregoing regulations; or continuing the practice of optical dispensing with any such employer, firm or associate after the optical dispenser has received written notice from the Board of such conduct or advertising by the firm or associate;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="420-4-.02(1)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> directly or indirectly participating in any manner in the division, assignment, rebate, splitting or refunding of service fees or cost of completed eye glasses, or part thereof, with a physician, optometrist or other person or persons.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="420-4-.02(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A licensed dispensing optician or Dispensing Optician Apprentice shall display either the title "Licensed Dispensing Optician" or 'Dispensing Optician Apprentice", or, the abbreviation "L.D.O." or "D.O.A." on a name tag or other similar form of identification during times when such person is providing direct patient care.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/420-4-.03" name="420-4-.03" title="420-4-.03">Rule 420-4-.03 Code of Ethics</a></h2> <P>The following code of ethics is hereby adopted by the Board to govern and as a guide for the conduct of licensed dispensing opticians in the practice of opticianry in this state. Each licensed optician shall:</P> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="420-4-.03(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Keep the visual welfare of the customer uppermost at all times;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="420-4-.03(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Promote in every possible way the better care of the visual needs of the citizens of this state;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="420-4-.03(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Enhance continuously his/her educational and technical proficiency to the end that his/her customers shall receive the benefits of all acknowledged improvements in visual care;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="420-4-.03(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> See that no worthy person shall lack for opticianry service regardless of the financial status of the person;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="420-4-.03(e)">(e)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Advise each customer whenever consultation with an Optometrist or Ophthalmologist for professional care seems advisable;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="420-4-.03(f)">(f)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Hold in confidence all information concerning a customer and use such data only for the benefit of the customer;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="420-4-.03(g)">(g)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Conduct himself/herself as an exemplary citizen;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="420-4-.03(h)">(h)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Maintain his office and practice in harmony with true professional standards;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="420-4-.03(i)">(i)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Maintain and promote cordial and useful mutual relationships with members of his profession and other professions for the interchange of information for the advantage of mankind; and</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="420-4-.03(j)">(j)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Refrain from any exaggeration of a customer's condition.</td> </tr> </table> </div> </div> </HTML> </div> <div id="toc" class="sidebar noprint"> <ul id="toc-children" class="children"><li><a href="/GAC/420-4-.01" name="420-4-.01" title="420-4-.01">Rule 420-4-.01 All Work Under Supervision of Licensed Dispensing Optician</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/420-4-.02" name="420-4-.02" title="420-4-.02">Rule 420-4-.02 Unprofessional Conduct</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/420-4-.03" name="420-4-.03" title="420-4-.03">Rule 420-4-.03 Code of Ethics</a></li></ul> </div> </div> <!--content ends here--> <div id="footer" class="noprint"><span class="footer">Copyright &copy; 2019 Lawriter LLC - All rights reserved.</span>| <a href="mailto:support@casemakerlegal.com?subject=Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia">Email Us</a> | 844-838-0769 | <a href="http://livechat.casemakerlegal.com/client.php?locale=en" target="_blank" onclick="if(navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase().indexOf('opera') != -1 && window.event.preventDefault)window.event.preventDefault();this.newWindow = window.open('http://livechat.casemakerlegal.com/client.php?locale=en&url='+escape(document.location.href)+'&referrer='+escape(document.referrer), 'webim','toolbar=0,scrollbars=0,location=0,status=1,menubar=0,width=640,height=480,resizable=1');this.newWindow.focus();this.newWindow.opener=window;return false;">Live Chat</a> </div> </div> </body> </html>