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Continuing Education

OPSC608 - Preliminary Examination and Pharmacology

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Course Overview

A successful optician understands both their patients’ visual needs and the steps required to meet these needs. With the skills gained in this course, you, as an optician, will be able to meet your patients’ visual needs by assessing their medical and prescription histories and performing a preliminary assessment.

Compile patient histories, including past contact lens prescriptions and measurements. Review the effects of medication on ocular health, visual assessments, infection control within the office and process of patient referrals to other health professional

Candidate must be a licensed optician or graduate of an Opticianry program.

Upcoming Offerings

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Section Start/End Schedule
O01 Sep. 01 - Oct. 31, 2019 Online
Hours Delivery Fees
50 hours Online $335

Department consent is required to enroll. Please contact the NAIT Optical Sciences Program Office to register at 780-378-2800 (toll-free 1-888-491-3130) or e-mail optical@nait.ca.

Registration for this course requires program assistance.
Please contact us at 780.378.6990 or at continuingeducation@nait.ca for more information.

Section Start/End Schedule
O02 Oct. 01 - Nov. 30, 2019 Online
Hours Delivery Fees
50 hours Online $335

Department consent is required to enroll. Please contact the NAIT Optical Sciences Program Office to register at 780-378-2800 (toll-free 1-888-491-3130) or e-mail optical@nait.ca.

Registration for this course requires program assistance.
Please contact us at 780.378.6990 or at continuingeducation@nait.ca for more information.

Section Start/End Schedule
O03 Nov. 01 - Dec. 31, 2019 Online
Hours Delivery Fees
50 hours Online $335

Department consent is required to enroll. Please contact the NAIT Optical Sciences Program Office to register at 780-378-2800 (toll-free 1-888-491-3130) or e-mail optical@nait.ca.

Registration for this course requires program assistance.
Please contact us at 780.378.6990 or at continuingeducation@nait.ca for more information.

Section Start/End Schedule
O04 Dec. 01, 2019 - Jan. 31, 2020 Online
Hours Delivery Fees
50 hours Online $335

Department consent is required to enroll. Please contact the NAIT Optical Sciences Program Office to register at 780-378-2800 (toll-free 1-888-491-3130) or e-mail optical@nait.ca.

Registration for this course requires program assistance.
Please contact us at 780.378.6990 or at continuingeducation@nait.ca for more information.

Section Start/End Schedule
O01 Jan. 02 - Feb. 28, 2020 Online
Hours Delivery Fees
50 hours Online $335

Department consent is required to enroll. Please contact the NAIT Optical Sciences Program Office to register at 780-378-2800 (toll-free 1-888-491-3130) or e-mail optical@nait.ca.

Registration for this course requires program assistance.
Please contact us at 780.378.6990 or at continuingeducation@nait.ca for more information.

*Day delivery ranges between 8 AM - 5 PM.
**Evening delivery ranges between 5 PM - 10 PM.