Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

Standards of Clinical Competence

Section 118 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act requires the Board to set standards of clinical competence, cultural competence and ethical conduct for optometrists and dispensing opticians.  The Board has set the following Standards of Clinical Competence.

 

For optometrists

Standards of Clinical Competence for all optometrist scopes of practice (effective from 1 December 2010)

 

For dispensing opticians

Click here to view the Standards of Clinical Competence for Dispensing Opticians

 

Other Board Standards

The Board's Standards of Cultural Competence can be found here.

The Board's Standards of Ethical Conduct can be found here.

 

Contact Us

Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

Level 5, 22 Willeston Street,
Wellington 6011
PO Box 9644, Wellington 6141
Tel: +64 4 474 0705, Fax +64 4 474 0709

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