Upcoming events

    • January 01, 2017
    • December 31, 2018
    • Online
    Register

    Professional Opticians of Florida have partnered with WINK Productions to offer a new on-line program developed to review the fundamentals needed to help you prepare for the American Board of Opticianry (ABO) and the National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE) Certification Examinations required for licensure in Florida.

    Each virtual interactive lesson consists of slides, audio, speaker notes and a quiz, allowing you to review and complete the training independently. Online testing can make sure the most important information is understood. And, interactive education is more fun and more likely to be retained.

    Your email confirmation will include information on accessing the review courses.
    • January 01, 2017
    • December 31, 2018
    • Online
    Register

    Professional Opticians of Florida have partnered with WINK Productions to offer a new on-line program developed to review the fundamentals needed to help you prepare for the American Board of Opticianry (ABO) and the National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE) Certification Examinations required for licensure in Florida.

    Each virtual interactive lesson consists of slides, audio, speaker notes and a quiz, allowing you to review and complete the training independently. Online testing can make sure the most important information is understood. And, interactive education is more fun and more likely to be retained.

    For additional details about the POF Online Exam Prep courses visit  https://pof.org/Online-ABO/NCLE-Reviews 

    Your email confirmation will include information on accessing the review courses.
    • January 01, 2017
    • December 31, 2018
    • Online
    Register

    Professional Opticians of Florida have partnered with WINK Productions to offer a new on-line program developed to review the fundamentals needed to help you prepare for the American Board of Opticianry (ABO) and the National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE) Certification Examinations required for licensure in Florida.

    Each virtual interactive lesson consists of slides, audio, speaker notes and a quiz, allowing you to review and complete the training independently. Online testing can make sure the most important information is understood. And, interactive education is more fun and more likely to be retained.

    Your email confirmation will include information on accessing the review courses.
    • October 23, 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Dave & Busters, 3000 Oakwood Blvd, Hollywood, FL 33020
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    Younger Optics

    &

     Transitions Optical

    Invites you to an evening of fun and optical education

    Dave & Busters: 3000 Oakwood Blvd, Hollywood, FL 33020

    When: October 23, 2018

    Registration 5:30pm

    Dinner-6-7pm

    Presentations 7-8pm & 8-9pm

    The Technology & Benefits of Polarized Lenses-1 Hour Technical

    by Candace O'Keefe Culp

    Lens Technology for Every Generation - 1 Hour Technical

    by Stephen Apat

    Both Courses are Florida State and ABO Approved!

    Seating is limited.

    Register Here






    • October 25, 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Dave & Busters, 10209 Estuary Lakes Drive, Tampa, FL 33619
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    Younger Optics

    &

     Transitions Optical

    Invites you to an evening of fun and optical education

    Dave & Busters: 10209 Estuary Lakes Drive, Tampa, FL 33619

    When: October 25, 2018

    Registration 5:30pm

    Dinner-6-7pm

    Presentations 7-8pm & 8-9pm

    The Technology & Benefits of Polarized Lenses-1 Hour Technical

    by Candace O'Keefe Culp

    Lens Technology for Every Generation - 1 Hour Technical

    by Stephen Apat

    Both Courses are Florida State and ABO Approved!

    Seating is limited.

    Register Here






    • November 02, 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • November 04, 2018
    • 3:00 PM
    • Bonaventure Resort & Spa, 250 Racquet Club Rd, Weston, FL 33326
    Register


    This year's Vision Preview 2018 will be hosted at the Bonaventure Resort & Spa  which is located at 250 Racquet Club Rd, Weston, FL 33326

    Vision Preview 2018 offers you the best Optical Education available anywhere, you can earn all 20 CE hours in one weekend for the renewal of your Florida license,

    Here are just some of the benefits for you at this location.

    • Vision Preview  offers you the best in Optical Education available anywhere.


    Full Details on Vision Preview 2018

    (Register online, or mail or fax in our convenient
     PDF Registration Form


    • November 03, 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Bonaventure Resort & Spa, 250 Racquet Club Rd, Weston, FL 33326
    • 3
    Register



    State Board Exam Prep

    (National Commission of State Opticianry Regulatory Boards)

    Instructor: Leslie Acreman

    November 3, 2018

    Bonaventure Resort & Spa

    Schedule at a glance:

    8:30am -12:00pm:  Review Topic

    12:00pm -1:00pm: Lunch (included)

    1:00pm -3:30pm: Review Topic


    Professional Opticians of Florida is proud to present the Florida State Board Exam Prep at Vision Preview 2018.  This course is designed to prepare the Apprentice Optician, Student or Licensed Optician from another state that already has their ABO and NCLE certifications to take the National Commission of State Opticianry Regulatory Boards (NCSORB) with confidence.



    This course will prepare the candidate for the State Board Examination.

    Topics will include:


    Topic I -

    • Multiple choice topics spectacles

    Topic II -

    • Multiple choice contact lens

    Topic III -

    • Contact lens fitting and conditions of the eye.

    Topic IV –

    • Simulators for spectacles: Seg Height, Pupilary Distance and Lensometer.

    Topic V –

    • Simulators for contacts: Keratometer, Slit Lamp operations, Slit Lamp evaluation of contact lens fit.

    Topic VI –

    • Testing tips and questions



      • December 09, 2018
      • 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
      • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 5931 Commercial Way, Sarasota, 34232

      Manasota Chapter

      Continuing Education

      December 9, 2018            7:30 am - 12:00 pm

      4 Hours of CE Available

      La Quinta Inn

      5931 Commercial Way

      Sarasota, FL 34232

      941-342-8778

      Directions: I-75 & Fruitville Rd., Exit WEST, turn right at next light

      7:30am
      Registration & Check In

      8:00am- 9:00am

      Building Skills for Better Patient Results

      James Lambrou (1 hour) Elective

      9:00am-10:00am

      Effective Power & Position of Wear

      James Lambrou (1 hour) Technical: Dispensing

      10:00am-12:00pm

      Contact Lens Basics & Beyond

      Jesse S. Hicks, O.D. (2 hours) Technical: Contact Lens


      CALL TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT - 941-388-5115

      PAY AT THE DOOR - Check or cash payment only 

      POF Member Rate:   No Charge                  

      Standard (non-member) Rate:    $80​​​​​​​


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