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Florida Apprentice Contact Lens Certificate Program @ West Coast Conf.

  • May 19, 2017
  • 10:00 AM
  • May 21, 2017
  • 3:00 PM
  • 2017 West Coast Better Vision Conference in Safety Harbor


  • You must be a FT or PT Luxottica Employeee

Registration is closed

Florida Apprentice Contact Lens Certificate Program

This new 32 hours of training in Contact Lenses meets and exceeds the FL Admin Rule 64B12-16.003; Apprenticeship Requirements and Training Program for an Apprentice with a sponsor that is not Board Certified. The Contact Lens Society of America (CLSA) and POF have combined their experience and resources to offer a contact lens program designed specifically for Apprentice Opticians in Florida. This new 32-hour course will be offered in two parts: 13 hours of on-line training, plus 19 hours of live and hands-on clinical training offered at this conference.

PART 1: Available Online in advance of workshop

The first part of the program is delivered on-line and covers contact Lens theory in carefully designed modules that can be completed at your own pace and in advance of the live hands-on clinical Part 2.

Part 2: Clinical Workshop at POF’s Vision Preview

This part of the program is offered as a clinical workshop model, which is delivered over a three-day weekend. You will spend nineteen (19) hours with highly skilled contact lens instructors learning the key concepts of Contact Lens fitting firsthand. 

Clinical Workshop Schedule at a Glance:

Friday May 19, 2017  5pm-8pm

Florida & Federal Laws and Rules, Professional Ethics

Saturday May 20, 2017  9am-5pm

Anatomy & Physiology, Pathology, Keratometer, Slit Lamp

Sunday May 21, 2017   9am-5pm

Fitting & Evaluation, Insertion & Removal, Solutions

Be sure to register for the Certificate program now and complete the 13 hours of training online in Part 1 before Friday, May 12  to be eligible to take the clinical workshops listed above. 

Discounted POF Members Registration Total: $425

For additional information on any of these Apprentice Training programs or to register, visit:  POF.org/apprentice.

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