On-Line Pain Management Continuing Education
to take the pain management course required for license renewal sponsored by the University of Kentucky. There are five (5) segments available: (Each is 1 hour of Continuing Education credit.) Each segment is Free of cost.
Each segment has a brief written overview. Segment Titles are:
1. Overview of HB1 and Regulations
2. How to Recognize Drug Abuse and Dependence in Patients
3. How to Discuss Drug Issues With a Patient
4. An Update on KASPER – Post House Bill 1
5. Opioid Therapy: Risks vs. Rewards
To obtain the required two (2) hours of Pain Management Continuing Education, choose two (2) of the above segments to complete. Make your segment selection and click on “Learn More” in the Activity Detail Box to the right of the title.
The Activity Progress Page:
Step 2—Learn – Watch the video
Step 3—Get Credit. (You are required to create a CE Central Account if you are a first time user.) Answer the questions and print the CE Certificate.
Your completion certificate should be faxed to the Board at 859-246-2746.
Applicants for initial licensure shall submit to a FBI criminal background check by means of a finger-print check pursuant to 201 KAR 5:010 Section 2(a)(b) & KRS 218A.205
Instructions for FBI background check
You will need to download (link below) FBI form FD-258 (fingerprint card), have your prints taken and mail the completed fingerprint card to:
Kentucky State Police
1266 Louisville Road
Frankfort, KY 40601
With a check or money order made payable to KY State Treasurer in the amount of $34.75.
Take the fingerprint card to any Sheriff's Department, local Police Department or State Police Post to have your prints taken
*All fingerprints must be rolled in black ink only.
*Digital printouts of fingerprints are acceptable as long as they are in FD-258 format.
The following required fields MUST be completed on the fingerprint card or the card will be returned for insufficient information.
Reason Fingerprinted = KRS 218.205
ORI = KY920226Z
Last, First, Middle Name Sex
Signature and Residence of Person Being Height
Date and Signature of Official Taking Eye Color
Fingerprints Hair Color
Date of Birth Pl. of Birth (ST or Country)
Citizenship Social Security Number
DO NOT send the fingerprint card and fee to the Board of Optometric Examiners. NOTE: Allow 2 weeks for the processing of your fingerprint card.