Continuing Education

For several generations, the Southern California College of Optometry has been among the nation’s leading providers of practical and professional continuing education coursework for optometrists. In compliance with guidelines established by the state boards of optometry, our courses provide in-depth coverage of the latest advances in research, technology and clinical practice, and boast highly-skilled lecturers focused on keeping you updated with the best in optometric vision care. 

Featured Course

Ocular Disease Exam

Ocular Disease Part II

17 Ocular Disease CE Units

Marshall B. Ketchum University
Date: July 15 & 16
Time: Class begins at 8:00 a.m. daily

Continuing from the first portion of this annual two-part course in March, Ocular Disease: Part II will offer 17 units of ocular disease continuing education credit that may be used toward the 35 units required for license renewal by the California State Board of Optometry. This dynamic course will cover a diverse variety of topics presented by the expert staff at SCCO, as well as a featured showcase of prominent national guest presenters from ICO, PCU and the VA. 

Receive a registration discount when you purchase a 2-day package by June 23!

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Upcoming Courses & Seminars

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Hands-On Workshops

5 CE Units

Where: MBKU
When: July 16
Time: 9:00 a.m.  

Join Drs. Mark Sawamura and Judy Tong as they provide hands-on training that will benefit your practice, and your patients. This unique workshop experience will cover foreign body removal, punctal plug insertion, and scleral depression. Space is limited, so please be sure to make your reservation in advance.

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Please Note: The Scleral Depression workshop has SOLD OUT. If you are interested in attending, please contact the CE Team to be placed on a waitlist.

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Joint SCCO | USC |VA Pathology Conference

16 CE Units

Where: MBKU
When: Sept. 9 & 10
Time: 8:00 a.m. daily

Join us on September 9 & 10 for an exciting weekend event that will feature some of the most respected and knowledgeable minds from within the optometric profession. On Saturday, MBKU will welcome faculty from USC Roski Eye Institute | Keck School of Medicine as they present to you Clinical Pearls You Shouldn’t Practice Without. Sunday will feature faculty from the Los Angeles area Departments of Veteran’s Affairs as they provide attendees with an in-depth look at the Treatment & Management of Ocular Disease.

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Registration for this course will be available soon. For the most current information about MBKU Continuing Education, please subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter, CE Insider.

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Online CE Courses

18.5 CE Units Available 

Where: Online
When: Any day
Time: 24/7

Marshall B. Ketchum University’s available online coursework is designed to offer optometrists a timely and convenient option in order to fulfill the requirements for license renewal, per the regulations implemented by The California State Board of Optometry. Each course has been documented and accredited to meet the required criteria for self-study work. The California State Board of Optometry will allow optometrists to complete a maximum of 20 units of online coursework. All online courses have been COPE-approved for continuing education credit.

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