Mentoring New Opticians

Mentoring New Opticians

September 19, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sands Convention Center - 905-V

Eye care professionals serving in the role of a mentor lack training and references regarding mentoring procedures and the evaluation of competencies performed by mentees. New Opticians learning on the job, participating in a formal apprenticeship program or attending a degree program all need guided hands-on experience in the workplace. This course will provide an overview of a new Mentoring the Mentor program to support mentoring in several competency areas.


  • William Underwood



    Hillsborough Community College

    William Underwood is the Program Director for the Opticianry program at Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, Florida. He received his Associate...


  1. ABO Yes
  2. AOA Paraoptometric Commission No
  3. COPE No
  4. Florida State Board of Opticianry No
  5. Florida State Board of Opticianry – Technical No
  6. Florida State Board of Optometry No
  7. NCLE Yes
  8. New York State Opticians-Dispensing-Advanced No
  9. New York State Opticians - Contact Lenses - Advanced No
  10. New York State Opticians - Contact Lenses - Basic No
  11. New York State Opticians-Contact Lenses-Intermediate No
  12. New York State Opticians-Dispensing-Basic No
  13. New York State Opticians-Dispensing-Intermediate No
  14. Orals No
  15. Therapeutic No
  16. TQ-CEE No


  1. Track
    Business Solutions
    OptiCon - Business

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