Policy Document

CAO recently received a reply letter from Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, at the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).
Énoncé de position de l'ACO Optométrie en régions rurales et éloignées
Most LED lights emit a cool white light that is brighter and more likely to create glare than traditional lighting.
Optometrists practising in rural and remote settingsi may face a number of specific challenges.
The proportion of optometrists using electronic health records is growing. Electronic records offer advantages in accessing and storing patient health information, and have the potential to improve the management of patient care.
Optometric records are essential collections of sensitive personal patient information compiled to allow optometrists and other eye health care providers to provide optometric treatment, ensure continuity of care, and maintain optimal standards of care.
Evidence-based decision-making can be thought of as a process in which clinical decisions are made in light of the best research evidence, the practitioner’s existing expertise and knowledge, and the patient’s needs and preferences within the context of t
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