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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. 






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
Notice of Board Meeting - February 21, 2016
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February 04, 2016 | jtorres
The College's next Board meeting is on Sunday, February 21, 2016 from 9:30 AM-4:00 PM at the College's office - Suite 403, West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC.

All Board meetings are open to registrants and the public to attend with advance notice. Please notify the College office by email at jtorres@cobc.ca at least 5 days prior to the board meeting if you wish to attend.

Office Closed, February 5-9
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February 04, 2016 |
The College of Opticians of BC's (COBC) office will be closed from February 5th-9th for meetings. We will be returning to the office on February 10th.

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