Optometry Around the Globe: Historic Perspectives, Current Trends and Future Projections

Melissa Vitek

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This course provides an overview of access to optometric care around the globe and how it is linked to education, legislation and scope of practice. Challenges and successes will be shared in the context of the evolution of the profession and its impact on patient care. Future projections will include strategies for addressing issues relative to access to optometric care and approaches aimed at better patient outcomes worldwide.


Year: 2016

Program Number: PH052016

Author Affiliation: Salus University, Pennsylvania College of Optometry

Co-Authors: Imran Khan

Co-Author Affiliation: Sightsavers

Room: 205AB