Transition arrangements: The revised list below is published to allow practitioners to be familiar with the list before it comes into effect. This list will be in effect from 10 September 2018, until then the list in Table 1 of the Endorsement for scheduled medicines registration standard is still in effect.
The revised list with highlighted changes from the current list is found here. (15.5 KB,DOCX)
Below is the Board-approved list of topical schedule 2,3 and 4 medicines that optometrists with a scheduled medicines endorsement are qualified to administer, obtain, prescribe, supply or use for the purposes of the practice of optometry, found in Appendix B of the Board’s Guidelines for use of scheduled medicines.1
This list will be in effect on 10 September 2018 and should be read in conjunction with the NEW Endorsement for scheduled medicines registration standard and NEW Guidelines for use of scheduled medicines.
Schedule 2 Pharmacy Medicine
Schedule 3 Pharmacist Only Medicine
Schedule 4 Prescription Only Medicine