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GOVERNMENT SITES

Ministry of Health
Ministry of Health - Legislation and Professional Regulation
Ministry of Health - Opticianry
Health Professions Act
Health Canada On-Line
The Canadian Health Network

CANADIAN PROVINCIAL OPTICIANARY REGULATORY BODIES
College of Opticians of Alberta (COA)
College of Opticians of Ontario (COO)
Opticians of Manitoba (OOM)
Opticians Association of New Brunswick (OANB)
Ordre des opticiens d'ordonnances du Quebec
Saskatchewan College of Opticians (SCO)
Nova Scotia College of Dispensing Opticians (NSCDO)

CANADIAN OPTICIAN PROGRAMS

Douglas Colleges, British Columbia
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Alberta (Distance Education)
Georgian College, Ontario
Seneca College, Ontario

CANADIAN ASSOCIATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS
Opticians of British Columbia (OBC)
College of Opticians of Alberta (COA)
Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO)
National Association of Canadian Optician Regulators (NACOR)
Ontario Opticians Association (OOA)
Opticians Association of Canada (OAC)
Opticians Association of New Brunswick (OANB)
Opticians Council of Canada (OCC)
Opticians of Manitoba (OOM)
Vision Canada

OTHER REGULATED HEALTH PROFESSIONS IN BC  
College of Chiropractors of British Columbia
College of Dental Hygienists of British Columbia
College of Dental Technicians of British Columbia
College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia
College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia
College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia
College of Midwives of British Columbia
College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia
College of Pharmacists of British Columbia
College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia
College of Podiatric Surgeons of British Columbia
College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia
College of Optometrists of British Columbia
College of Psychologists of British Columbia
College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia
College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia
College of Physiotherapists of British Columbia
College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of British Columbia
College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of BC
College of Denturists of British Columbia
College of Dietitians of British Columbia
Emergency Medical Assistants Licensing Board

OPTICAL PUBLICATIONS
Vision Magazine - Canadian publication produced by opticians for opticians
Optiboard - Discussion Forum
Opti-Guide
Contact Lens Spectrum - North America's leading contact lens journal
20/20 Magazine - The optical industry's most widely read publication
Wavelength - Australian optical dispensing newsletter
Optometric Management - Optometric publication
Vision Monday - offers advanced search options concerning everything from market reports to refractive surgery
Capsule DotClip - The only Canadian optical industry newsletter produced bi-weekly

OTHER LINKS OF INTERESTS
Canadian Ophthalmological Society
Canadian Association of Optometrists
British Columbia Association of Optometrists
Canadian Medical Association
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
American Academy of Optometry (AAO)
American Optometric Association (AOA)
Ohio Optical Dispensers Board
Opticians Association of Ohio
Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists (CLAO)
Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO)
Joint Commission in Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO)
Canadian National Institute of the Blind (CNIB)
Opticians Association of America (OAA)
General Optical Council (United Kingdom)
The Low Vision Gateway
National Eye Institute
The National Coalition for Vision Health
The On-Line Museum and Encyclopedia of Vision Aids
Recruiting for a Registrar
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October 13, 2017 |
An exciting leadership opportunity:

Established in 1994, under the Health Professions Act, The College of Opticians of British Columbia is the professional regulatory body established to protect British Columbia’s public by regulating the practice of Registered Opticians. As part of its mandate, the College establishes and oversees: code of ethics, registration, standards of practice, the patient relations program, quality assurance initiatives as well as addresses public concern regarding registrants. The College of Opticians regulates and improves the Opticianry practice by ensuring Licensed Opticians provide high quality, competent and professional care to help people achieve better vision.
An exciting leadership opportunity:

Established in 1994, under the Health Professions Act, The College of Opticians of British Columbia is the professional regulatory body established to protect British Columbia’s public by regulating the practice of Registered Opticians. As part of its mandate, the College establishes and oversees: code of ethics, registration, standards of practice, the patient relations program, quality assurance initiatives as well as addresses public concern regarding registrants. The College of Opticians regulates and improves the Opticianry practice by ensuring Licensed Opticians provide high quality, competent and professional care to help people achieve better vision.

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Should you be interested in learning more about this leadership opportunity please contact Carol Robinson or Paul Phillips or forward your resume, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three referees, in confidence, to info@hwest.ca


RSVP for Oct 22, 2017 Annual General Meeting
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October 12, 2017 |
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