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Ethical Guidelines for Contact Lens Dispensing - When to Refer - SCD Course

Ethical Guidelines for Contact Lens Dispensing - When to Refer - SCD Course

Ethical Guidelines for Contact Lens Dispensing - When to Refer - SCD Course

Jane Buckland FCLSA (H), NCLE (AC), FNAO
Jane Buckland FCLSA (H), NCLE (AC), FNAO
on behalf of Quantum Optical

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$25.00 $ 25.00 $ 25.00

$ 25.00 $ 25.00 $ 25.00
$ 25.00 $ 25.00 $ 25.00
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Launch date: 22 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 06 Sep 2018

Reference: 173781

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Description

Introduction: This course provides information necessary to prevent, and/or observe possible Lens related complications which could result from dispensing pre-packaged Soft Contact Lenses. A brief history of soft contact lenses as well as a review of basic ocular anatomy and physiology will be addressed. An explanation of basic soft, toric, multifocal and scleral lens design, modalities, fitting, follow up and possible complications will be presented. Approved lens care and possible contraindications will be covered as well. Outlining the duties and responsibilities of the Contact Lens Dispenser will be discussed.

Objectives

Objectives
Upon completion of the course, the participant should be able to: differentiate a contact lens prescription from a spectacle prescription, understand how they differ and identify what the numbers mean. Understand Basic anatomy and physiology of the eye; including ocular function. Differentiate lens types, materials and modalities. Provide patient education regarding care and use of prepackaged soft contact lenses. Identifying symptoms of potential problems/complaints; including circumstances that may require referral to a contact lens licensed optician, ECP (Eye Care Professional or prescriber.) Including but not limited to understanding “Duty to Warn” issues regarding legal responsibilities.
Jane Buckland FCLSA (H), NCLE (AC), FNAO

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Jane Buckland FCLSA (H), NCLE (AC), FNAO
on behalf of Quantum Optical

Jane S. Buckland, FCLSA (H), NCLE (AC), FNAO has over four decades experience as a contact lens fitter, consultant and clinician. She received her Optometric Sciences degree in 1971 and continued her technician training at the University of Florida Department Of Ophthalmology. Tasks included extensive clinical research with numerous types of contact lenses, research, surgical contact lenses and care systems. Jane holds Advanced Level Certification by the National Contact Lens Examiners, is a Fellow and previous Board Member of the National Academy of Opticianry, Honored Fellow and previous Board Member, Fellow Exam Committee, Education Committee, Membership Chairman as well as and Speaker of the Year for the Contact Lens Society of America. She served on the VICA advisory committee and is a past President of the Pacific Coast Contact Lens Society. Previous and current capacities include guest faculty for: Baylor Contact Lens Course, Tulane Ellender Contact Lens Course, Emory Contact Lens Course, International Vision Expo, Contact Lens Society of America, Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists, National Academy of Opticians, and American Academy of Optometry, Pacific Coast Contact Lens Society, SECO as well as numerous state and local organizations. She was an adjunct instructor for Hillsborough and St. Petersburg Community College Opticianry programs. Jane has presented thousands of hours of lectures and courses throughout the United States and abroad and has authored numerous articles on contact lens fitting, design, and technology. She is presently Director of N. Georgia Contact Lens Consultants.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • AOA/Commission on Paraoptometric Certification (CPC)
  • 2.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70
    -
    Reference: CL-0018-15
  • Florida Board of Optometry
  • 2.00 Hours -
    Exam Attempts: 3
    -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60
    -
    Reference: (20-550357) Contact Lens
  • Georgia State Board of Examiners in Optometry
  • 2.00 Hours -
    Exam Attempts: 3
    -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60
  • Nevada State Board of Optometry
  • 2.00 Hours -
    Exam Attempts: 3
    -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60
    -
    Reference: NCLE CTWQO306-2 (Technical)
  • New York State Education Board of Optometry
  • 2.00 Hours -
    Exam Attempts: 3
    -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60
    -
    Reference: (15-05) CL
  • Ohio State Board of Optometry
  • 2.00 Hours -
    Exam Attempts: 3
    -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60
    -
    Reference: SCD 08202015
  • College of Opticians of Ontario (COO)
  • 2.00 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70
    -
    Reference: 3393 - 2 CL
  • National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE)
  • 2.00 Units -
    Reference: CTWQO306-2 (Technical)
  • Tennessee State Board of Optometry
  • 2.00 Units

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