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Contact Lens Fitting Course for Board Certification

  • August 03, 2018
  • 3:00 PM
  • August 05, 2018
  • 12:00 PM
  • Summer Showcase & Contact Lens Symposium
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FLORIDA's 20 HOUR CONTACT LENS

FITTING COURSE   For Florida Board Certification

A 20 hour course covering state-of-the-art contact lens technologies and fitting techniques presented by the Professional Opticians of Florida.

Become a Florida Board Certified Optician

Earn the required 20 hours of training for your State Board of Opticianry Certification. This course fulfills the educational requirement to enable Florida opticians to fill, fit, adapt, and dispense contact lenses without the supervision of the prescriber. FL Statue 484.002(6)

Education Schedule: New format with an advance live online webinar

Monday, July 30:     6:30 - 9:30pm Live Online Webinar*

Friday, Aug 3:       3:00 - 8:00pm at Summer Showcase & Contact Lens Symposium, Classroom & Hands-on

Saturday, Aug 4:   9:00 - 5:00pm at Summer Showcase & Contact Lens Symposium, Classroom & Hands-on

Sunday,Aug 5:    9:00 - Noon at Summer Showcase & Contact Lens Symposium, Classroom

* The advance webinar on Monday night allows for the course to end Sunday at noon instead of at 5:00 pm.  Additional webinar times are available. 


LOCATION: 

Monday, July 30:

Live Webinar


Friday, Saturday & Sunday, August 3-5

Summer Showcase & Contact Lens Symposium





The course will include discussion and review of the following topics:

  • Optical anatomy and physiology
  • Indications and contra-indications of contact lens fitting
  • Identification of abnormal responses secondary to contact lens wear
  • Basic rigid and soft lens design
  • Fitting and follow-up care
  • Identify fluorescein contact lens patterns
  • Special lens designs and fittings
  • Review of clinical fitting case examples
  • 4 hour hands-on workshop with slit-lamps & keratometers
POF has established a hotel rate of $122 plus $22 Resort Fee will be available to our group.


 


Additional Information

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Register for Hotel

The Plaza Resort & Spa

600 N Atlantic Ave,

Daytona Beach, FL 32118

Phone: (844) 284-2685

HOTEL RESERVATIONS A reduced room rate of $122 plus $22 Resort Fee will be available to our group. You can make hotel reservations by calling (844) 284-2685 and advising the hotel you are with POF to receive the reduced rate or click above to book online



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