Basic Practical Training for Opticians
Click Here for May 31 and June 1, 2019 Registration
The Michigan College of Optometry of Ferris State University, in its ongoing role of supporting the educational needs of eyecare professionals, announces the offering of the course, Basic Practical Training for Opticians.
This course is being held as a response to the overwhelming requests for training events focused upon basic Opticianry skills.
This course is intended for opticians who desire beginner professional hands-on training. There will be a limit of 20 attendees per event to ensure maximum interaction with our expert instructors.
- Lensometry and Prism
- Basics of a Prescription and Refractive Conditions
- Frame Repairs and Adjustments
- Lens Materials and Measurements
- Basic Troubleshooting Tips
- Proper Frame and Lens Selections
Friday, May 31, 2019: 8 am - 5 pm
Saturday, June 1, 2019: 8 am - 12 pm
Michigan College of Optometry, Ferris State University
1124 South State Street, Big Rapids, MI 49307
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$395 per attendee/course, which includes 12 hours of instruction, handout materials pertaining to area of instruction, continental breakfast and lunch each day, and an evening dinner event.
Lodging is not included in the course registration fee. Available lodging options in Big Rapids, Michigan include:
Tracy Waldo, ABOC, NCLEC
Cyndi MacKenzie, ABO
As Clinical Services Coordinator she is the frame company liaison as well as manages patient accounts receivables, clinic accounts for exam equipment, glasses/lab orders, pharmaceuticals and various clinic supplies for doctors, students and staff. Cyndi is also part of the dispensary and optical team as well as assists with our satellite office and team teaches the Basic Practical Training for Opticians course.