Notice of Variances and Waivers

Board of Optometry
64B13-5.002: Criteria for Approval
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on March 01, 2012, the Board of Optometry, received a petition for waiver or variance filed by Helen Viksnins, from paragraph 64B13-5.002(3)(c), F.A.C., with regard to approval of transcript quality continuing education programs. Specifically, the Petitioner, requests a one-time variance/waiver of the requirement of paragraph 64B13-5.002(3)(c), F.A.C., that a transcript-quality continuing education program be approved by the Board of Optometry as transcript-quality coursework prior to the time the course was taken. This one-time waiver/variance is requested only for Course Anterior Segment Grand Rounds, by Paul Ajamian, which was offered by Petitioner on October 14, 2011. Comments on this petition should be filed with the Board of Optometry, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C07, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3257, within 14 days of publication of this notice.
A copy of the Petition for Variance or Waiver may be obtained by contacting: Bruce Deterding, Executive Director, Board of Optometry, at the above address or telephone (850)245-4355.