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Md. Code Regs. - General conduct

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General conduct. 
An optometrist must:

  • Notify the patient promptly and seek the transfer, referral, or continuation of care if the optometrist anticipates the termination or interruption of service to the patient;
  • Obtain voluntary and informed consent from a patient prior to research;
  • Not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, political belief, mental or physical handicap or other characteristic; and
  • Engage or participate in an action that violates or diminishes the civil or legal rights of a patient

Current as of June 2015