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Guidance for Professional Practice

The College’s Guidance for Professional Practice is the essential reference for optometrists in all work environments. It provides the support and guidance they need to make the right clinical and professional decisions in a range of situations, and to put their patient’s interests first. 

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Published date: December 2023

Knowledge, skills and performance

Examine, manage, record

Safety and quality

Control, concerns, safeguards

Communication, partnership and teamwork

Boundaries, interaction, colleagues

Maintaining trust

Integrity, honesty, auditing