New Free ConEd Course: The Invisible Truth About UV

The Invisible Truth About UV”, is now available as a free online accredited course supported by a grant from Carl Zeiss Vision Canada, a leading supplier of spectacle lenses and optical lab services.  The course is authored by the company’s General Manager, Bryan Rossi and delivered as a narrated presentation.

This comprehensive online course provides 1 EC Credit in most Canadian provinces through NACOR accreditation, and 1 EG credit for Ontario Opticians.

Opticians taking the course will learn about how the various bandwidths of Ultraviolet radiation affect general human health and that specifically of various tissues both within and near the eye.  Rossi reveals why the spectacle lens industry has not kept up to the scientific and clinical standards leaving a protection gap that endangers all of us over the course of time.

The full course and accreditation details, including those applicable in the new British Columbia competencies system, can be previewed at  www.optikconed.ca/opticians.

Once previewed, users register in the OptikConEd examination portal take the online test and get instant accreditation when they reach the passing grade. A variety of sponsored and paid courses are available through www.optikConEd.ca/opticians.

The course is available in English only.

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