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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
COBC Board Public Appointment
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January 21, 2015 | jtorres
The College of Opticians of BC (COBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Savik Sidhu to the COBC Board. We welcome Savik to the COBC Board and look forward to working with him over his term of office.
The College of Opticians of BC (COBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Savik Sidhu to the COBC Board. We welcome Savik as the newest public appointee to the COBC Board and look forward to working with him over his term of office ending December 31, 2015.


COBC District 1 Election Results
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January 20, 2015 |
The College of Opticians of BC (COBC) is pleased to announce that Mr. Aly Jamal and Ms. Polly Lee have been elected to the COBC Board from Electoral District 1 (Lower Mainland). Their term of office is January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2017. Mr. Jamal is re-elected for a second term into the Board while Ms. Lee will serve her first term.
We congratulate Aly Jamal and Polly Lee on their election to the COBC Board.
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