& OUR OBJECTIVES
The TTOA is dedicated to excellence in every way- in the services we provide and in our relationships with our members and the general public.
Many challenging opportunities within the current healthcare environment are presenting themselves to the Trinidad and Tobago Optometric Profession. The TTOA intends using these to:
Become a key role player in the healthcare environment.
Be recognised and accepted for its continuous support in enhancing the professional image of its members.
The primary object of the TTOA is to protect and promote the interests of the optometric profession as well as the public. These objectives include:
Representing optometrists with authority and credibility in all matters concerning their interests within the healthcare environment.
Promoting the integrity and image of the optometric profession.
Promoting education, research and academic excellence.
Influencing the eye care environment to meet the needs and expectations of the wider community by promoting improvements to healthcare policy and legislation.
Promoting trust, integrity, professional conduct, efficiency and goodwill within the profession.
To facilitate in the maintenance of the standard’s of practice by members to the public via continuing professional education.
To judiciously use all subscriptions, entrance fees, levies and donations for the pursuance of aims and objectives of the Association.
To strive to assist members in their ability to provide their professional services to the public by way of projects and initiatives that are co-ordinated and marketed nationally via the Association.
To disseminate information to members to keep them up to date with the latest developments in our industry.
To act in an advisory capacity regarding members concerns and requests where possible.