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List of Optical Dispensaries Providing Emergency Services

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Opticians of Canada COVID-19 Important Information

Dear fellow Opticians, No one could have foreseen this crisis for the start of 2020. Nevertheless, it has happened. We as a profession are faced with many unique challenges. Some of us are entrepreneurs who own dispensaries and have bills to pay and employees to look after, some work for large chains and multi-faceted businesses, […]

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Further update from OOM re: COVID -19

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Important Information for OOM Members related to the Corona Virus [COVID-19]

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New Application for Licensing Form

Application for License Form (2020) Checklist of Items You Must Submit for Your 2020 License Application

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New Online Continuing Education Portal

World Class Online Maintenance of Competency Courses for Eyecare Professionals from Leading Providers Access to: over 200 affordable and 29 free modules for opticians 212 free and 164 affordable optometry modules suitable for opticians ONE TIME ONLY $10 ACCESS FEE for opticians Partnership With The WCEA The Opticians of Manitoba (OOM) has partnered with the […]

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Important Changes Have Been Approved By the OOM Council to the Following Policies and Practice Directions

OOM STUDENT REGISTRATION POLICY AND PROCEDURE

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Important Changes to the Following Policies and Procedures

Student Registration – supervisors for students are now required to have been actively practising for 3 years, be in good standing and have been approved by the OOM Council the definition of “legal name” has been expanded to include an abbreviation version of a legal name if it is generally y used. It may be […]

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Jurisprudence Module

Effective in 2018, all registrants are required to have completed the Jurisprudence module to be eligible for a license in Manitoba.    

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