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December 7, 2022

Reminder: Professional Portfolio due December 31, 2022

2022 Professional Portfolio Requirements
  1. Competency Self-Assessment
  2. Professional Development including: 4 accredited Contact Lens (CL) Hours,  4 accredited Eyeglass (EG) Hours, 4 accredited Professional Growth (PG) Hours, 4 non-accredited, self-directed Hours. *Opticians with refracting status are required to complete 2 additional accredited continuing education hours specific to refraction.
  3. Jurisprudence - Chapter 1: Professional Boundaries and Sexual Abuse Prevention must be completed within 12 months of registration and then once every 3 years. You      can verify when you last completed this by selecting the "Jurisprudence Tool" in the Jurisprudence section of your online portfolio and, reviewing your test dashboard.
Need more information ? Try these helpful links 
If you have questions about how to complete your Professional Portfolio or how to complete your Professional Portfolio online through the Registrant Portal, the links below may help:  
Professional Portfolio Guide 
How to complete your Professional Portfolio in the Registrant Portal (Video tutorial) 
QA Program FAQ 
Current list of Accredited CE activities 
Requirements for New Registrants 
Portfolio Related Fees 
Late Fee: $50 + HST – Registrants who do not complete all components of their professional portfolio online by the deadline of December 31, 2022, will be charged a late fee. 
Deficient Fee: $100 + HST – Registrants who are found to be deficient in accredited continuing education hours will be charged a deficient fee. 
Still have questions? 
Reach out to Julie and Peggy by email or call 416-368-3616 or 1-800-990-9793 extension 204 (Julie) extension 205 (Peggy).  

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