AOA works toward accrediting body for optometry

July 16, 2018

Healio News – Outgoing American Optometric Association President Chris Quinn, OD, in his final presidential address to the House of Delegates during Optometry’s Meeting, explained how the group is continuing to work to develop an accrediting system for postgraduate education.

Quinn told the delegates that the AOA is working with the American Academy of Optometry, the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry and the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry, “to create an independent, credible accreditor of CE consistent with the principles adopted by the profession in Dallas at the CE summit held in 2016, modeled after other health care professions like medicine, dentistry, osteopathy, pharmacy and podiatry.”

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