TITLE

Proposed legislation would update W.Va. optometric law

AUTHOR(S)
Vasta, Stephanie
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Primary Care Optometry News;Apr2010, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the impact of a legislative bill proposed in West Virginia on optometric law in the state, particularly on the training and education of optometrists.
ACCESSION #
48842048

 

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