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The Licensed Opticians and Contact Lens Fitter programs of the following education providers are recognized by the College, under terms and conditions established by the Board as meeting the standards of academic or technical achievement required for registration, for the purposes of sections 35(1)(a) and 36(1)(b):

PRACTICE COMPETENCIES
National Competencies for Canadian Opticians outline skills and standards that newly graduated Licensed Opticians would acquire before entering the profession. This document provides an understanding of the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for competent practice of Opticianry in British Columbia and in other jurisdictions in Canada.

This document provides a tool to assist Opticianry educators in the development of programs and curriculum that continues to meet the changing demands of modern practice. In the interest of public protection, the College must ensure that individuals applying to use the title of Licensed Opticians in British Columbia are qualified to do so. National competencies set standards for professional qualification that all Licensed Opticians in British Columbia must meet for their initial registration.

 
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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