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CPR Requirement for License Renewal

Posted on: Apr 13, 2021 | Under: News , Featured News , General News ,

Beginning January 1, 2023, all active Texas Licensees must provide proof of successful completion of a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for initial licensure renewal of a license each renewal cycle. 


Key Points:

  • This requirement begins in 2023 for initial licensure or license renewal.
  • Licensees can earn up to 2 General Hours for a CPR course, and 4 General Hours for a BLS course.
    • This can count towards the 32 hour requirement.


Click here to view the August 2022 Texas Optometry Board Newsletter for more information.


Click here to view the associated Texas Administrative Code.