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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. 

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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
Continuing Competency Tour
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July 18, 2017 |
The COBC is doing workshops to help introduce the new Continuing Competency Program! Check out the dates and locations below:
The COBC is doing workshops to help introduce the new Continuing Competency Program! Check out the dates and locations below: Sept 17 - OAC Education Day & COBC CCP introduction workshop Sept 24 - COBC CCP introduction workshop & OAC seminar Victoria (9AM-12PM) - UVic Degrees Catering Haro Room Nanaimo (5PM-8PM) - Coast Bastion Hotel Colville Room Nov 19 - COBC CCP introduction workshop & OAC seminar Prince George (9AM-12PM) at Ramada Hotel Downtown Cedar Boardroom


College of Opticians of BC Board Meeting
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July 18, 2017 |
Meeting: Board Meeting When: Sunday, July 30, 2017 from 9:30am-5pm Where: Online - live streaming through Periscope (app); link will be announced through social media and in the announcements section of the website. In-person: You may attend the board meeting in-person if you RSVP to adennis@cobc.ca by Thursday, July 27, 2017. The in-person meeting will be at the new office at 2855 Arbutus Street. In-person spots are limited. Please follow us on social media for further announcements. https://twitter.com/CO_BritishC https://www.facebook.com/CollegeofOpticiansBC


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