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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Indian Health Service
Biennial Eye Care Meeting

25 Ocular Disease CE Units
Where: MBKU | SCCO
When: Mon-Thurs | June 4 - 7

Join us in June when Indian Health Service returns to MBKU for the 2018 Biennial Eye Care Meeting!

All optometrists are invited to attend the most comprehensive continuing education course of the year.

This midweek course will provide a wide variety of content reflecting the expanded scope of practice performed by the skilled personnel from Indian Health Service. Topics covered will include retina OCT,  neovascular glaucoma, diabetes, pain management, acute effects of cannabis on vision, OCT in glaucoma, neuroimaging, and more. Our distinguished panel of speakers will keep you up-to-date with the best in optometric and vision care education.

Space for optometrists not staffed by Indian Health Service is limited. Don’t miss out on attending the CE event of the year! Reserve your seat before it’s too late!

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Upcoming Courses & Seminars

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Ocular Disease: Part Two


8 CE Units

Where: MBKU | SCCO
When: July 22 *NEW DATE* 
Time: 8:00 a.m.

Continuing from the first portion of this annual two-part course in March, Ocular Disease: Part II will offer 8 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 panel of topics focused on evidence-based, clinically relevant information that optometrists can take home.

Due to construction on campus, Ocular Disease: Part Two will no longer be a 2-day course in 2018. The date has also been changed to Sunday, July
22. The MBKU CE Department apologizes for any inconvenience.

Enrollment for this course is not yet available.

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Optometric Clinical Seminars at the VA

4 CE Units per Seminar

When:  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.

Important Reminder:
Optometric Clinical Seminars do sell out! Space is limited to only three guests per seminar, so please make your reservation in advance.

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Grand Rounds

16 CE Units

Where: MBKU | SCCO
When: April 22 & 23
Time:  9:00 a.m.

The Glaucoma Grand Rounds Certification Course will offer optometrists the opportunity to study and examine live glaucoma patients in a clinical setting. Participants will be provided with the knowledge necessary to determine management of glaucoma and treatment protocols.

This course will take place on Sunday and Monday at Ketchum Health University Eye Center in Anaheim, CA.

The Glaucoma Grand Rounds Course will satisfy the California State Board of Optometry SB1406 case study requirements toward glaucoma certification, and will also provide 16 units of continuing education credit.

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