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

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Cornea & Contact Lens Clinical Symposium and Hands-On Scleral Lens Workshop

8 CE Units

Marshall B. Ketchum University
Date: April 2, 2017
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The 18th Annual Cornea & Contact Lens Clinical Symposium will feature the latest innovations in custom GP, multifocal, and scleral lens options for successful patient outcomes, offering a fresh look at treating specialty lens patients. The Scleral Lens Workshop is a great opportunity to receive hands-on clinical continuing education presented by Dr. Elaine Chen and MBKU’s accomplished residents. Available space for workshops is limited and registrations will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration for this course is available online now. Enrollment options include the full-day lecture format, as well as the full-day lecture and workshop combination.

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Upcoming Courses & Seminars

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Neuro-Optometry and Vision Rehabilitation Conference

8 CE Units

Where: SCCO | MBKU
When:  April 2, 2017
Time: 8:00 a.m.  

The Neuro-Optometry and Vision Rehabilitation Conference will focus on vision rehabilitation management and related services for patients suffering from various ocular disease conditions and neurological disorders. The clinical cases presented will emphasize appropriate protocols, and will provide you an opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills over a wide variety of topics.  This series of lectures will be presented by MBKU's leading experts in the fields of neuro-optometry and vision rehabilitation.

Registration is now available online. Take advantage of the early registration discount by reserving your seat by Friday, April 17.

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Optometric Clinical Seminars at the VA

4 CE Units

Where: West LA VA
Dates: Thursdays
Time: 1:00 p.m. 

Conducted as a series of lectures by members of the residency faculty, staff, and invited guest speakers, this program is designed to present the essential core of optometric knowledge in a manner conducive to learning and retention. To achieve this objective, each of the sections of the course curriculum contains related aspects of basic and clinical science.

Space is limited for each seminar, so please make your reservation in advance.

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Online CE Courses

12.5 CE Units Available 

Where: Online
Date: 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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