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Licensed Optician - noun - def. Regulated vision care professionals who follow the highest standard of care and are extensively trained to understand your daily vision needs to dispense eyewear that best suits your health and lifestyle. Licensed Opticians follow a Code of Ethics and are held professionally accountable for their products and services. 

PRACTICE CONCERNS

STANDARDS OF PRACTICE

REINSTATEMENT OF REGISTRATION


COLLEGE BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Continuing Competency Program - development of a new continuing competency program focused on directed learning to ensure opticians are learning and meeting continuing competencies. Read more

Public Awareness - the College supports a public awareness campaign initiative with the best interest of serving and protecting the public by educating them on opticians - what they do, when to see an Optician, and the difference seeing an Optician can make to one's vision. Read more

Vision Screening Advanced Practice - community vision screening is an active method of identifying people that need vision care. The first cohort of Opticians have been trained in community vision screening. Read more

Senior Sight - to ensure Opticians are prepared to meet the vision care needs of the aging demographic, stakeholders across British Columbia will be surveyed at upcoming district meetings. Read more
Office Closure Dates
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August 30, 2014 | jquelch
Please note, the College of Opticians of BC office will be closed Monday, September 1, 2014, for the long weekend.


Notice of Election, District 1 (Lower Mainland)
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August 20, 2014 |
The board elections are coming up and by the start of the new year, two registrants from the Lower Mainland electoral district will become the newest members of the College of Opticians of British Columbia (COBC) Board of Directors. One of these elected registrants could possibly be you, your co-worker and/or your fellow optician. By nominating yourself for elections you have the opportunity to make a difference by participating in the regulation of the practice of opticianry and ensuring British Columbia opticians provide safe, competent, and ethical care to help people achieve better vision.
The board elections are coming up and by the start of the new year, two registrants from the Lower Mainland electoral district will become the newest members of the College of Opticians of British Columbia (COBC) Board of Directors. One of these elected registrants could possibly be you, your co-worker and/or your fellow optician. By nominating yourself for elections you have the opportunity to make a difference by participating in the regulation of the practice of opticianry and ensuring British Columbia opticians provide safe, competent, and ethical care to help people achieve better vision.

Notice of Election and Nominations forms have been sent to registrants in the Lower Mainland. The deadline for nomination is September 30th, 2014. Nomination forms are also available from the COBC website's Resources section under Election Forms. Please click the "Find Out More" link to go to this page.

Please contact jtorres@cobc.ca if you have questions.
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