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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
Office Move
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Yesterday, September 26, 2016 | COBC Staff
The COBC staff are currently moving to a new office. We are moving in with The College of Registered Nurses at 2855 Arbutus St, Vancouver BC. This week we are moving our phones. Your calls and emails may take longer than usual for us to respond to. Thank you for your patience.

Notice of Board and Annual General Meetings
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September 20, 2016 |
The COBC's board meeting will be on Sunday, October 16, 2016 from 9-5 pm.

At this meeting, we will also hold the 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) from 4-5 PM.

Meetings: Board and Annual General Meeting

When: Sunday, October 16, 2016 from 9-5 PM

Where: Online - live streaming through Periscope (app); link will be announced through social media or emailed to those who RSVP'd.

In-person - You may attend both meetings in-person as long as you email mtrusolino@cobc.ca by October 7, 2016.

The in-person meeting will be at the new office at 2855 Arbutus Street. In-person spots are limited.

Attendance at the AGM is worth 2 EC credits. Please follow us on social media for further announcements. https://twitter.com/CO_BritishC https://www.facebook.com/CollegeofOpticiansBC

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