ABO/NCLE Basic Certification

Exam Review  webinar series


webinar series

EXAM review



POF Member Rate

Registration Fees:

ABO Webinar Series

Early Rate : $169


NCLE Webinar Series

Early Rate   : $169


Base Rate Begins

Sept 24

Base Rate: $199


Standard Rate

Registration Fees:

ABO Webinar Series

Early Rate : $199


NCLE Webinar Series

Early Rate   : $199


Base Rate Begins

Sept 24

Base Rate: $229

Meet the Instructor:

Thomas Neff 

is a graduate of the HCC Opticianry Program Class of 2009 and a Licensed Florida Optician. He received his Bachelors in Technical Education and Industry Training from the University of Central Florida. Also, he is currently in the Master’s Degree Program for Applied Learning and Instruction at the University of Central Florida. Thomas is presently the Remote Site Coordinator for the HCC Opticianry Program at Florida Southwestern State College’s Opticianry lab site. He is also Adjunct Faculty for the Opticianry Program and performs workshops across the state. He has served in many roles for the Central Florida POF Chapter. 

 

Professional Opticians of Florida is excited to announce our upcoming ABO / NCLE Basic Certification Exam Review Webinar Series. This webinar series will cover the core areas of knowledge needed to assist in preparation for the ABO / NCLE Examinations.  This webinar series consists of

(6) six (2) two-hour sessions!

This webinar series is easily accessible on your laptop or tablet and allows for interaction between attendees and your instructor.  Space is limited!


ABO Basic Certification

Exam Review - Webinar Series

Instructor: Thomas Neff 

Dates: 

September 29

October 6

October 13

 October 20

October 27 

November 3

Webinar Hours: 7 - 9pm

This webinar series covers the core areas of knowledge to assist in preparation for the ABO Basic Certification Exam.  Topics reviewed include:


I. Ophthalmic Optics

  • Terminology
  • Lens characteristics, powers and formulas
  • Multifocals
  • Lens Materials
  • Prism

II. Ocular Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology

  • Structure of the eye and function
  • Refractive errors

III. Ophthalmic Products

  • Lenses & Frames
  • Applying produce Knowledge
  • Verifying frame and lens parameters

IV. Instrumentation

  • Use of lens power devices
  • Select ophthalmic tool, instruments, and equipment
  • Use and maintain ophthalmic tool, instruments, and equipment

V. Dispensing Procedure

  • Visual needs for lifestyle and occupational activities
  • Fitting, adjusting, measuring, and verification

VI. Laws, Regulations, and Standards


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NCLE Basic Certification

Exam Review - Webinar Series

Instructor: Thomas Neff

Dates: 

September 30

October 7

October 14

October 21

October 28

November 4


Webinar Hours: 7 - 9pm

This webinar series will prepare the candidate for the NCLE Basic Certification Examination.

Topics will include:


Domain I -

  • Ocular Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology of the eye as it pertains to contact lens wear and

Domain II -

  • Refractive errors regarding ametropias and optical conditions related to contact lenses.

Domain III -

  • Pre-fitting techniques will be discussed to evaluate the relationship between the corneal readings and the refractive error to identify the possible need for specialty materials and designs.

Domain V and VI –

  • Will discuss the diagnostic fitting and dispensing of both soft and rigid lenses, including aftercare, wearing schedules and patient hygiene.
  • This Domain will also include the use of instruments, tests and evaluation procedures.

Domain VII –

  • Will discuss follow-up and problem solving protocol as it relates to normal and abnormal symptoms and

Domain VIII –

  • Will discuss the legal aspects of contact lenses and tolerance standards utilized in contact lens fitting.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE:

 POF and all other exam review courses can only be a part of a comprehensive study program. Successful exam candidates have used these POF exam review courses to answer questions and solidify knowledge gained by studying the recommended materials in advance of the reviews and exams. Both ABO & NCLE exams cover vast areas of knowledge from years of experience. We strongly recommend that you use this review course in conjunction with adequate individual study of quality review materials. POF’s recommended study guides for both the ABO and NCLE exams are available on the POF MarketPlace of this website.





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