March 13th, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


The Opticians Association of Canada - MB Chapter is having a casual pizza night and low vision training session.
You will be able to earn 5 CE Credits/Hours.

This workshop outlines the basic assessment techniques for low vision aids. The participants will have an idea on how to determine and calculate magnification for simple near vision devices (hand and stand magnifiers). They will also be able to dispense these simple low vision devices (hand and stand magnifiers) and do appropriate referrals.

Lectures will be presented in English. 

Registration Options

OAC Members: $35.00 + tax         Non-OAC Member: $60.00 + tax

This includes:
• Entry into education sessions
• Continuing Education Hours/Credits for sessions attended in FULL
• Pizza
• Free Parking

Students *: No charge

This includes:
• Entry into education sessions
• Pizza
• Free Parking

*Once you are registered as a Licensed Optician with a Provincial Regulatory Body (College of Opticians),
you no longer qualify as a student.

Registration for Vision Manitoba is required by Monday, March 11, 2019


You will be able to earn 5 CE Credits/Hours.

Zulfikar Kasmani - sponsored by OAC
Low Vision Workshop
(Credits: 4 EC - NACOR #110.397)

Amanda Arnold
- sponsored by Bausch and Lomb
Coming In From The Fog: The Astigmatic Opportunity
(Credits: 1 CL - NACOR #1110.01)

All presentations on the schedule will be submitted for accreditation review by the National Association of Canadian Optician Regulators (for Opticians in AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, PE & SK) and the Canadian Association of Optometrists.

How many credits/hours you earn for attending is determined by the presentations/workshops you attend, and the province you are licensed in. Credits/hours vary per province based on policies set by the Regulatory College in your province.

Venue Information


The Centro Caboto Center

1055 Wilkes Avenue,
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3P 2L7
Tel: 204-487-4597

Email: info@cabotocentre.com

Opticians Association of Canada

2706-83 Garry Street,
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Phone. 1.204.982.6060
Facsimile. 1.204.947.2519

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