Contributor Profile

Brian Thomas

Job TitlePhD, ABOM

Company NameRaritan Valley Community College

About

Brian A. Thomas, Ph.D., ABOM, NCLC, FNAO is the Ophthalmic Science program coordinator at Raritan Valley Community College, North Branch, New Jersey. Doctor Thomas has been a state licensed, practicing optician and involved in opticianry education for over thirty years, including service as an ABO and NAO approved lecturer. He has completed his Ph.D. degree in Educational Leadership, Management and Policy at Seton Hall University. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with his M.A. degree in Health Professions Education from a joint program at Seton Hall University/University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ. He also graduated with high honors from Essex County College with an A.A.S. degree in Ophthalmic Science, and from Union College with an A.A. degree in Business Administration, and received a B.S. degree in Allied Health Services/Health Management from Montclair State University, all in New Jersey. Professor Thomas has been engaged in all aspects of Opticianry education since 1981. He has developed many courses, both credit and non-credit, at the college level. He has also been a frequent lecturer for state opticianry organizations, a member of the Opticians Association of NJ (OANJ) board of directors, state Education Chair for the OANJ and he has been published many times by the National Academy of Opticianry as well as several other publications including past technical editor for ECP magazine.

Education Sessions

  • ABO Advanced Exam Review - Domain I: ANALYZE AND INTERPRET VISUAL ASSESSMENT (PART 1)

    September 19, 2019, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM, Sands Convention Center - 305-S

    This course will review and prepare the candidate for the ABO Advanced Exam. This ABO Advanced Exam Review course will cover Domain I which covers 38% of the q...

    • Language: English
  • ABO Advanced Exam Review - Domain I: ANALYZE AND INTERPRET VISUAL ASSESSMENT (PART 2)

    September 19, 2019, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM, Sands Convention Center - 305-S

    This course will review and prepare the candidate for the ABO Advanced Exam. This ABO Advanced Exam Review course will cover Domain I which covers 38% of the q...

    • Language: English
  • ABO Advanced Exam Review - Domain III: UTILIZE OPHTHALMIC INSTRUMENTATION (PART 1)

    September 19, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Sands Convention Center - 305-S

    This course will review and prepare the candidate for the ABO Advanced Exam. This ABO Advanced Exam Review course will cover Domain III which covers 23% of the...

    • Language: English
  • ABO Advanced Exam Review - Domain II: DESIGN, FIT, AND DISPENSE EYEWEAR AND OTHER OPHTHALMIC DEVICES

    September 19, 2019, 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - 305-S

    This course will review and prepare the candidate for the ABO Advanced Exam. This ABO Advanced Exam Review course will cover Domain II which covers 39% of the ...

    • Language: English
  • ABO Advanced Exam Review - Domain III: UTILIZE OPHTHALMIC INSTRUMENTATION (PART 2)

    September 19, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Sands Convention Center - 305-S

    This course will review and prepare the candidate for the ABO Advanced Exam. This ABO Advanced Exam Review course will cover Domain III which covers 23% of the...

    • Language: English





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