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2014 Mid-Year Delegation with U.S. Congressman John Larson                          U.S. Senator Chris Murphy & U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal


National News 2014:

Please visit the American Academy of Ophthalmology website www.aao.org

AAO Mid-Year was held from April 9 to 12, 2014 in Washigton, DC

Click Here: AAO 2015 Mid-Year Forum Registration

Click Here: Recap of AAO 2014 Mid-Year Forum by Jeff Sandler, M.D.

 

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AAO President Greg Skuta, M.D. Visionary Award to Senator Murphy                 CSEP Mid-Year Forum Delegation


Connecticut News 2013:              

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2014/15 Current Connecticut Law

Ophthalmology exemption to allow assistants to put drops in eyes

Sec. 20-14l. Delegation of ophthalmological services. A physician licensed pursuant to this chapter, who specializes in ophthalmology, may delegate to an appropriately trained medical assistant the use or application of any ocular agent, provided such delegated service is performed only under the supervision, control and responsibility of the licensed physician. For purposes of this section, "appropriately trained medical assistant" means a medical assistant who has completed on-the-job training in the use and application of ocular agents under the supervision, control and responsibility of an employing, licensed physician, an affidavit in support of which shall be kept by the employing physician on the premises.

Click Here for 2009 Public Act 09-136 AAC PRESCRIPTION EYE DROP REFILLS

Click Here for Program Review Public Act 11-209 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S OVERSIGHT RESPONSIBILITIES RELATING TO SCOPE OF PRACTICE DETERMINATIONS FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS.

Click Here for Public Act No. 14-168 AN ACT CONCERNING NOTICE OF ACQUISITIONS, JOINT VENTURES, AFFILIATIONS OF GROUP MEDICAL PRACTICES AND HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS, MEDICAL FOUNDATIONS AND CERTIFICATES OF NEED.PA 14-168

Click Here for Public Act No. 14-12 APRN Independent Practice AN ACT CONCERNING THE GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDATIONS TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE.

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