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Apr 27, 2018: 2017 Annual Report

The 2017 Annual Report & Audited Financial Statements are now available.

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Apr 18, 2018: Registrant Name Changes

At their February 28, 2018 meeting the board of he College approved amendments to the Policies on Registrant Name Changes. These policies are now in force.

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Jan 17, 2018: New CE Accreditation Requirements Posted

The College in now accepting applications for College continuing education (CE) accreditation.

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Dec 20, 2017: Notice of Summer College Office Closure

The College office will be closed from Monday, July 30, 2018, through Monday, August 6, 2018. The office will be re-open on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 9:00 am.

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Dec 16, 2017: Notice of Bylaw Amendment

On August 18, 2017 the Board of the College of Optometrists of British Columbia (the “College”) approved amendments to the College’s bylaws that are subject to the notice requirements described in section 19(6.2) of the Health Professions Act (the ”Act”).

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Dec 14, 2017: Influenza season officially started on December 1

Among vaccine preventable diseases, influenza causes by far the most deaths, outpacing all other vaccine-preventable diseases combined.

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Dec 14, 2017: CDOBC Standards of Practice & Guidance Statements, approved Dec 3, 2017

All registrants of the College are required to comply with the Standards of Practice.

The standards are written in plain language and span the full scope of optometric practice.

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Dec 12, 2017: CE accreditation suspended until January 15, 2018

The College has ceased to accept application submissions for College continuing education (CE) accreditation.

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Nov 23, 2017: The Board of the College approved amendments to the Policies.

The Board of the College approved amendments to the Policies to include new Policies under Quality Assurance…

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Sep 28, 2017: Annual General Meeting Documents

AGM Agenda, 2016 Draft Minutes and Annual Report available here

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