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New Grad Boot Camp

September 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

New Grad Boot Camp provides recent graduates with a better understanding of the optometric profession in British Columbia. The one-day seminar provides practical tools, information, and advice to ensure new ODs get the most out of their profession for years to come.

This is an excellent opportunity to meet other new graduates and colleagues as you start out in your profession. In addition to the course material provided by BCDO, breakfast will be supported by Alcon. There will also be a business & finance talk in the afternoon by the Financial Literacy Council to help you optimize your practice’s financial success.

This seminar is designed for those who have graduated during the last three years (2017–2019). Registration priority will be given to New Graduates.

Register by August 23 & enter to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card!*

This event is supported by unrestricted education grants from Alcon and Luxottica.

Additional Information

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Sessions begin at 9:00 am. To qualify for CE credits, registrants must please attend for the entire day. Attendees can earn up to 4.5 COPE Credits.
Breakfast, lunch, and refreshments are provided.

Dress code: Smart Casual

*Prize conditions: New graduates 2017-2019 only. You must be in attendance for a chance to win.

OE Tracker: Please provide your OE Tracker number with your registration. The BCDO team will upload your credits to your account after the event.


8:30 am – 9:00 am: Registration

9:00 am – 9:05 am: Welcome and Introduction by Dr. Vivian Yeung

9:05 am – 10:05 am:  Growing your Practice with Daily Modality Lenses (breakfast session)
by Dr. Tanya Flood | 1 COPE CE credit (COPE approval pending)
Supported by an unrestricted education grant from Alcon

10:05 am – 10:15 am: Alcon presentation

10:15 am – 10:45 am: Orientation & New Grad Advice
by Drs. Justin Asgarpour and Vivian Yeung

10:45 am – 11:00 am: Refreshment Break

11:00 am – 12:15 pm: MSP Billing Presentation
by Drs. Errin Bligh and Shiv Sharma | 1 COPE CE credit (COPE approval pending)

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm: Lunch Panel discussion
Dr. Murray Hurlbert | Dr. Sandy Johal | Dr. Trevor Miranda
Dr. Tony Wong | Dr. Vivian Yeung | Luxottica Representative
Supported by Luxottica

1:30 pm – 1:40 pm: Luxoticca presentation

1:40 pm – 3:40 pm: Transition to Practice for Optometrists
by Mr. Alphil Guilaran | 2 COPE CE credits

3:40 pm – 3:55 pm: Refreshment Break

3:55 pm – 4:25 pm: Working with Physicians
by Dr. Sherman Tung | 0.5 COPE CE credit

4:25 pm Thank you, Q&A & wrap-up


New graduate members between 2017-2019: Free!
All others: $80 + GST
Please make payment through BCD

• Cheque – please mail to the BCDO office
121-10551 Shellbridge Way
Richmond, BC V6X 2W8

• Credit Card – please call the BCDO office to provide information for payment.

BCDO Cancellation Policy:

BCDO is committed to providing educational CE opportunities to our members. Unfortunately, when one member cancels without giving enough notice, it may prevent another member from attending if the event is at capacity. Please call or email us by Wednesday, September 4, 2019, to notify us of any changes or cancellation.
Phone: 604-737-9907


September 8, 2019
9:00 am - 4:30 pm


Terminal City Club
837 W Hastings
Vancouver, BC V6C 1B6
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