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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
Next Board Meeting - July 12, 2015
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July 06, 2015 |
The College's next Board meeting is on July 12, 2015 starting at 9:30AM. The meeting will be conducted by webinar. As the Board will be reviewing draft Bylaw changes, the meeting will be conducted mostly in-camera. There will be topics conducted in an open-session (about 10-15 minutes), which will be available for registrants and the public to attend with advance notice.
Please notify the College office by Thursday, July 9th, at jtorres@cobc.ca if you wish to attend.


Notice of Proposed Bylaw Amendments
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May 15, 2015 | Jtorres
The Board of the College of Opticians of BC (COBC) proposes to amend the COBC’s Bylaws to allow electronic voting and to allow the conduct of COBC business over electronic methods.
The Board of the College of Opticians of BC (COBC) proposes to amend the COBC’s Bylaws to allow electronic voting and to allow the conduct of COBC business over electronic methods.

Notice of the proposed bylaw amendments is provided to the Minister of Health, the public, and other interested shareholders as required by section 19(6.2) of the Health Professions Act.

Please click the link for the proposed bylaw changes, including the “track changes” version.
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