ERIC Number: ED081311
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Optometric Education: A Summary Report. National Study of Optometric Education.
National Commission on Accrediting, Washington, DC.
This document is a lengthy summary of the Report of the National Study of Optometric Education. Contents include: introductory material; evolution of optometric training; vision care; institutions providing optometric education and their objectives; the scope of optometry; educational implications of contemporary developments in optometric practices; manpower in optometry; faculty, curricula and libraries of colleges of optometry; students of optometry; vision research and optometric education; and financing optometric education. Recommendations concern cooperation with other professions, manpower in optomery, curriculum in optometry, faculty in schools of optometry, students of optometry, and financing optometric education. (MJM)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Objectives, Health Personnel, Higher Education, Medical Education, Medical Students, Medicine, Optometrists, Vision
National Commission on Accrediting, One Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C. 20036 ($2.00 postpaid, quantity discounts)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Commission on Accrediting, Washington, DC.