ABO/NCLE Prep Courses

Do you have staff that need additional training on optical skills or contact lens fitting skills? Vision Source members have exclusive access to education from both The American Board of Opticianry (ABO) and the National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE) at The Exchange 2023 at no additional charge. This education can be taken as individual courses where the staff need specialized training or can be taken as an entire track of learning. The education will begin on Wednesday morning, April 10. Whether it is Ophthalmic Optics for the optician or Pre fitting and Dispensing Contact lenses for the technician, staff that join are guaranteed to get that more specialized training to go back into the practice and be more effective. These courses are great education to prepare staff to sit for the national ABO Exam or NCLE Examinations or the courses provide a great review for staff wanting gain additional training on these topics. Staff should register for the ABO and NCLE Prep Courses. There is no CE for the ABO and NCLE Prep Courses.


The ABO Prep Course

Presented by EssilorLuxottica

10:00am - 12:00pm: ABO Prep Course Ophthalmic Optics
12:00am - 1:00pm: Break
1:00pm - 2:00pm: ABO Prep Course  Ocular Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology.
2:00pm - 3:00pm: ABO Prep Course Instrumentation
3:00pm - 4:00pm: ABO Prep Course Ophthalmic Products and Dispensing Procedures
4:00pm - 5:00pm: ABO Prep Course Laws and Rules


NCLE Prep Course

Presented by CooperVision

10:00am - 12:00pm: NCLE Ocular Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology; Refractive Errors
12:00am - 1:00pm: Break
1:00pm - 2:00pm: NCLE Instrumentation for Measurement & Observation; Pre fitting
2:00pm - 4:00pm: NCLE Dispensing, Follow-up and Regulatory
4:00pm - 5:00pm: NCLE Diagnostic Fitting