The School of Optometry & Vision Science has been closely monitoring the developments pertaining to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic and its impact on our continuing professional development (CPD/CE) programming.
In light of the current global health crisis, we have made the decision to deferour CE 2020 weekend, scheduled for June 5-7, to a later date. We are tentatively rescheduling for the fall. Read more.
Waterloo Optometry students will travel to London, Ontario on March 9th for Interprofessional Education (IPE) Day 2020. They’ll join students from a wide variety of disciplines to explore professional roles while building their communication skills and a better understanding of collaborative practice.
Dozens of athletes will be travelling to Milton, Ontario next week for the UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championships. For some of them, however, their first stop won’t be the velodrome but the University of Waterloo’s Optometry Clinic.
In partnership with the UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale), Cycling Canada, Canadian Paralympic Committee and the Canadian Blind Sports Association, the clinic is hosting a classification event where athletes with vision impairments will be assessed to determine their eligibility to compete.