The Education Strategic Review

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Changes to independent prescribing: Our consultation response

As part of the Education Strategic Review (ESR), Lizzy Ostler, Director of Education has responded to the GOC’s proposals for the future education and training requirements for independent prescribing (IP) and specialist entry to the GOC register.

The ESR: Understanding the future of optometric education

Learn more about what the ESR means for the route to qualification for optometrists, next steps for the College, and more.

The ESR: Our consultation response

In October 2020 we responded to the GOC’s proposals for the future of pre-registration optometry education as part of their Education Strategic Review, and have written directly to the GOC outlining our feedback on their proposals.