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Contact Lens Fitting Course for Board Certification

  • June 05, 2020
  • 12:00 PM
  • June 07, 2020
  • 2:00 PM
  • Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, 105 N Bayshore Dr, Safety Harbor, FL 34695
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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,  June 1:     6:30 - 9:30pm Live Online Webinar*

Friday, June 5:       Noon - 5:00pm at West Coast Better Vision 2020, Classroom & Hands-on

Saturday, June 6:   9:00 - 5:00pm at West Coast Better Vision 2020, Classroom & Hands-on

Sunday, June 7:    9:00 - 2:00pm at West Coast Better Vision 2020, Classroom

* The advance webinar on Monday night allows for the course to end Sunday at 2pm instead of at 5:00 pm.   



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 $0 per night will be available to our group.


 

Additional Information

LOCATION: 


Safety Harbor Resort & Spa

105 N Bayshore Dr, Safety Harbor, FL 34695

Phone: (727) 726-1161 ext 7100

Provide Group Name POF/West Coast Better Vision when making your Reservation

Cut off for Reservations:

May 8, 2020


Only 8 Miles from the Majestic Sands of Clearwater Beach

• 15 Minutes to St. Petersburg/ Clearwater International Airport (PIE)

• Just 20 Minutes from Tampa International Airport (TPA)

• Hotel rooms only $99/night

• No Resort fees

*Book Early As Hotel Will Sell Out*

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