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The Examiner - Month: December 2017

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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. Every registrant must determine – and accept accountability for – how each standard is implemented.  The College provided Statements of Guidance...

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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. The College Bylaws (Schedule A – Code of Ethics) require BC optometrists “to keep the health and visual welfare of the patient uppermost at all times”.  The College’s September 4, 2017 e-mail advised...

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