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Mission Statement

The mission of the Board of Registration in Optometry is to ensure that only fully qualified optometrists are permitted to provide optometric services to the citizens of New Hampshire.

The Board issues licenses only after a thorough credential review and examination and monitors the continuing competence of licensees through required continuing education.

The Board also provides oversight of optometric practices of licensees, taking disciplinary action when necessary to ensure that ethical and other professional standards are maintained.

NH Prescription Drug Monitoring RxSentry Training

The Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) in collaboration with Health Information Designs (HID) would like to announce they are conducting a series of trainings on RxSentry, the electronic prescription drug monitoring database used by the NH PDMP.
The trainings will be held at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, 2300 Southwood Drive, Nashua, NH. These trainings will be accessible via VTEL for Dartmouth Hitchcock providers.

 If you would like to participate in either of the trainings above, please contact Joanie Foss at (603) 271-6978 or e-mail her at by July 27th.

Providers interested in viewing the NH Prescription Drug Monitoring RxSentry Training Videos and Scripts please go to the PDMP web page.

NH PDMP RxSentry Training – Medical Focus recorded video of the training held on August 4, 2016.

Board Approved Continuing Medical Education (CME) regarding Opioid Prescribing

SCOPE of Pain - May 14, 2016
Massachusetts Medical Society Opioid Prescribing Series (6 Modules)
American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Various Activities
American Academy of Physician Assistants Managing Pain Patients Who Abuse Prescription Drugs
American Pain Society REMS for ER/LA Opioid Analgesics: The Keys to Safe Use
Audio Digest Foundation Various educational activities
Boston University School of Medicine Safe and Effective Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain
Boston University School of Medicine SCOPE of Pain - Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education
Federation of State Medical Boards Extended-Release and Long-Acting (ER/LA) Opioids: Assessing Risks, Safe Prescribing
Federation of State Medical Boards Model Policy for the Use of Opioid Analgesics inthe Treatment of Chronic Pain
Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine Pain Action Consulting Team (PACT): A Mentoring Model CME
NIH: National Institute on Drug Abuse Safe Prescribing for Pain
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Substance Use in Adults and Adolescents: Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
Massachusetts Medical Society Managing Risk When Prescribing Narcotic Painkillers for Patients
Massachusetts Medical Society Legal Advisor: Identifying Drug Dependence
Massachusetts Medical Society Managing Pain Without Overusing Opioids
Massachusetts Medical Society Principles of Palliative Care & Persistent Pain Management (Moduloes 4 and 5)
Massachusetts Medical Society The Opioid Epidemic (6 Modules)
Massachusetts Medical Society New Opioid Prescribing Guidelines in Practice
American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, NH Department of Health & Human Services Foundation for Healthy Communities, NH Medical Society and Anthem BlueCross BlueShield Medication Assistance Training (MAT) Waiver-X Certification Course

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