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The detailed requirements for the State Board you requested are listed below:
Florida
Part I
Part II
Part III
TMOD
ISE
Additional Requirements
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Y
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OSLE at NCCTO; Pass BIO, SLE, and 78/90D Fundus Evaluation

(1) The Florida licensure examination authorized in Section 463.006(2), F.S., shall consist of the following parts: (a) Part I – a written examination on applicable Florida laws and rules governing the practice of optometry developed by the Florida Department of Health;

(b) Part II – a practical examination containing a clinical portion and a pharmacology/ocular disease portion developed by the Florida Department of Health;

(c) Part III – the Applied Basic Science portion of the examination developed by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO); and

(d) Part IV – the Clinical Science portion of the examination developed by the NBEO.
(2) An applicant must achieve a passing grade on all four parts of the Florida licensure examination. A score of 84 percent or better must be obtained in order to achieve a passing score on Part I of the Florida licensure examination. A score of 80 percent or better must be obtained on each section of Part II in order to achieve a passing score on Part II of the Florida licensure examination. Passing scores for Part III and Part IV of the Florida licensure examination are established by the NBEO. Given constant advances in research and developing knowledge in the area of basic and clinical science as applied to the diagnosis, correction, remedy, and relief of insufficiencies or abnormal conditions of the human eyes and their appendages, passing scores on Part III and Part IV of the Florida licensure examination must be obtained within the 5 year period immediately preceding October 1 of the year that the applicant takes Parts I and II of the Florida licensure examination. (3) Part II of the Florida licensure examination shall consist of a clinical portion and a pharmacology/ocular disease portion. (4) Certification Examination. A licensee applying for certification must obtain a passing score on the TMOD part of the NBEO or must have obtained a passing score on the state certification examination.

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