Policy Document

CPR Document Form for CCOAs to use to provide proof/confirmation of current CPR credentials
Document detailing the procedure for receiving retroactive credit/approval for CE credits from CAO for CCOAs.
Le point sur le projet de loi C-313, Loi modifiant la Loi sur les aliments et drogues (lentilles cornéennes qui ne corrigent pas la vue), le 15 juin 2015.
On May 7, 2015, Canada’s leaders in vision health and CNIB came together to make a shared commitment to providing optimal patient-centered care across all stages of the vision loss journey.
Pursuant to its mandate under Standing Order 108(2), the Committee has studied Best Practices and Federal Barriers: Practice and Training of Healthcare Professionals, and released its report in late May 2015.
le 28 mai 2015, les professionnels oculovisuelles on écrit une lettre au ministre de la santé au sujet du projet de loi C-313, Loi modifiant la Loi sur les aliments et drogues (lentilles conrnéenes qui ne corrigent pas pas vue)
3 Os letter to the federal Minister of Health, urging the government to push forward Bill C-313, An Act to Amend the Food and Drugs Act (non-corrective contact lenses) by proclaiming the coming into force provision immediately.
The overarching goal of the research is to understand the human truths underpinning Canadian’s attitudes and behaviours towards eye care.
Third party managed care plans also known as preferred provider networks are not new to concept to health professions in Canada. CAO has serious concerns with the influence of managed care plans on the practice of Optometry.
Though nothing can replace a comprehensive eye examination, rapid advances in diagnostic imaging and assessment technologies for eye care have created an opportunity for Canada’s optometrists to enhance patient care through telemedicine.

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