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Standards and Quality

Program Coordinator: Jan Roelof Polling


  • IOA Code fo Ethics Document
  • IOA Comptency Document


Priorities and Directions 2013 - 2017:

  • Establish the currency of minimum competencies for orthoptic practice.
  • Produce the philosophical framework for international orthoptic practice by establishing an ethical code.
  • Promote competent, ethical practice that is sensitive to local cultural contexts.
  • Ensure that mechanisms to guide and support the establishment, development and approval of constitutions of new orthoptic associations are in place.