From July 10-21, 13 students from Saudi Arabia, China and Thailand participated in controlled patient care experiences as part of their Master of Science in Clinical Optometry (MSCO) program. The two-week program, led by Drs. Harvey Bonner of Montana and Robert Andersson, MSCO ’10, of Finland, allows students to practice their clinical skills on unique patient cases.
One guest exclaims as she looks in the mirror at her newly gemstone green eyes. Another is having difficulty choosing whether light blue or gray would work best with his complexion and hair color. From an outsider’s point of view, the evening may look like a high-end product showcase, but in reality, it was an extracurricular activity for Optometry students to refine their contact lens fitting skills.
Jamie (Roden) Pucci ’18OD has been named the recipient of the 2017 Dr. Norman E. Wallis Award for Excellence for achieving the highest score on the National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO) Part I Basic Science Examination.
A master’s degree or certificate in one of Salus University’s Blindness and Low Vision Studies (BLVS) programs opens the door to a variety of career options.
From June 29-30, seven participants had the chance to learn the ins and outs about one of the fastest growing professions in the US during the University’s Osborne College of Audiology inaugural Audiology Learning Experience.