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ACAO – Your Vision, Our Focus

The Alberta College and Association of Opticians (ACAO) serves both the public and our members. We regulate opticians in the province of Alberta under the Health Professions Act. We also provide continuing education opportunities, seminars, events, and more to our members.

Regulated Health Professionals

The title “Optician” is protected in Alberta, which means that it is illegal to practice as an optician unless you are licensed. Opticians must keep up with continuing competency requirements in order to stay licensed. To keep the public safe, we ensure that our members maintain their skills!

 

Upcoming Events

Feb
1
Fri
all day AMD Awareness Month
AMD Awareness Month
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all day
AMD Awareness Month
February is AMD Awareness Month. With Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) you lose central vision, usually in both eyes; this[...]
Mar
1
Fri
all day Strategic Planning Session
Strategic Planning Session
Mar 1 – Mar 3 all day
Strategic Planning Session
The ACAO Council will spend the weekend planning for the year to come. The Strategic Planning Session starts on March[...]
all day Workplace Eye Wellness Month
Workplace Eye Wellness Month
Mar 1 – Mar 31 all day
Workplace Eye Wellness Month
March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month. From eye injuries to Computer Vision Syndrome, whatever your occupation, take care of your[...]
Apr
1
Mon
all day Sports Eye Safety Month
Sports Eye Safety Month
Apr 1 – Apr 30 all day
Sports Eye Safety Month
April is Sports Eye Safety Month! Spring has sprung and the kids want to get out there and play! Staying[...]
Apr
27
Sat
3:00 pm ACAO Annual General Meeting @ Hyatt Regency Downtown Calgary
ACAO Annual General Meeting @ Hyatt Regency Downtown Calgary
Apr 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The ACAO will be holding the Annual General Meeting in Calgary on April 27th,2019. Registration is open from February 15th,2019-April[...]

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