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Requirements

MOC Cycle

September 1, 2015 –August 31, 2018

Licensed Opticians

Licensed prior to September 1, 2015 (prior to year one of the 3 year cycle):
14 MOC credits within the 3 year cycle. Credits must include:

  • Minimum of 4 credits for activities in eyeglasses practice
  • Minimum of 4 credits for activities in contact lens practice
  • Maximum of 6 credits may be for activities in the “Others” category

Licensed during the first year of the 3 year cycle– September 1, 2015- August 31, 2016:
10 MOC Credits within the 3 year cycle.

  • Minimum of 3 credits for activities in eyeglasses practice
  • Minimum of 3 credits for activities in contact lens practice
  • Maximum of 4 credits may be for activities in the “Others” category

Licensed during the second year of the cycle September 1, 2016- August 31, 2017:
5 MOC credits within the cycle. Credits must include:

  • Minimum of 2 credits for activities in eyeglasses practice
  • Minimum of 1 credit for activities in contact lens practice
  • Maximum of 2 credits in the “Others” category

Licensed during the third year of the cycle September 1, 2017- August 31, 2018:
0 MOC credits within the cycle.

important IMPORTANT
You must earn the full complement of credits during the next cycle

Contact Lens Opticians

Licensed in contact lenses prior to September 1, 2015 (prior to year one of the 3 year cycle):
18 MOC credits within the 3 year cycle. Credits must include:

  • Minimum of 8 credits for activities in contact lens practice
  • Minimum of 4 credits for activities in eyeglasses practice
  • Maximum of 6 credits may be for activities in the “Others” category

Licensed during the first year of the 3 year cycle– September 1, 2015- August 31, 2016:
16 MOC Credits within the 3 year cycle.

  • Minimum of 4 credits for activities in eyeglasses practice
  • Minimum of 6 credits for activities in contact lens practice
  • Maximum of 6 credits may be for activities in the “Others” category

Licensed during the second year of the cycle September 1, 2016- August 31, 2017:
15 MOC credits within the cycle. Credits must include:

  • Minimum of 4 credits for activities in eyeglasses practice
  • Minimum of 5 credit for activities in contact lens practice
  • Maximum of 6 credits in the “Others” category

Licensed during the third year of the cycle September 1, 2017- August 31, 2018:
14 MOC credits within the cycle.

  • Minimum of 4 and maximum of 8 credits for activities in contact lens practice
  • Minimum of 4 and maximum of 6 credit for activities in eyeglasses practice
  • Maximum of 6 credits in the “Others” category
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