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OOM is looking for a Permanent Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Date Posted: August 22, 2019 Employer: Opticians of Manitoba Contact: You can apply on line at oom@optm.ca or you can mail your application to the Registrar Opticians of Manitoba,1080 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3G 3M3. Details: Administrative Assistant – This is a permanent part-time position, 9-5 pm during the work week of Monday to Friday. The […]

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Jurisprudence Module

Click here to view the Jurisprudence Module on Self Regulation.

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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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PHIA (Personal Health Information Act)

Training Program – Direct Version For Individuals Effective 2015 all registrants are required to have completed the PHIA training module to be eligible for a license in Manitoba.  Registrants are also required to complete the Refresher PHIA training every 3 years and when their PHIA certificate expires. Click here:  PHIA (Personal Health Information Act) Training […]

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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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PEARL Award 2014 : Given to The Opticians of Manitoba

The Opticians of Manitoba received The MPLAN PEARL Award. This Award is given for the Pursuit of Excellence in the Assessment and Recognition of prior Learning    Heather Power, President of the Opticians of Manitoba (center) with Mavis Lewis Webber, Chair of MPLAN (left) and Carol Ellerbeck, Registrar of the Opticians of Manitoba (right)

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OOM Needs Volunteers

OOM is looking for the following: Opticians and public members for Council. Please let us know if you’d like to nominate yourself or someone you know A member for the Complaints Resolution Committee If you are interested, please contact the Registrar at OOM: 204.222.8404 1.855.346.3715 oom@optm.ca

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Bill C-313 Passes

Bill C-313 receives Royal Assent. Contact lenses considered medical devices!! The full Press Release here (PDF).

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