General Information & News
The Southern California College of Optometry (SCCO) is among the nation’s leading providers of continuing professional education. SCCO’s Continuing Education mission is to engage optometrists in enhancing their clinical knowledge and expertise to benefit patients they serve.
Our CE programs include the latest advances in research, technology and clinical practice to benefit optometric vision care. We endeavor to make each course, whether live or online, practical, professional, and applicable to guidelines established by the state boards of optometry.
Our CE courses address a wide range of topics to suit all areas of practice.
Upcoming Live Courses
Online Registration now available for the following program(s):
- August 21, 2016 - Clinical Pearls You Should Not Practice Without
- September 11, 2016 - Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease
- October 16, 2016 - The Morris Applebaum Symposium
VA Optometric Clinical Seminars
Registration Cancellation Policy
If you must cancel your registration, a written notice (via fax, mail, or email) must be postmarked no later than seven (7) days prior to your scheduled course. You will then receive a 90% refund, minus an administrative fee of $25. If your cancellation is postmarked at least 3 days prior to the course you will receive 75% of your registration fees, minus an administrative fee of $25. There will be no refunds or transfers of registration fees after that time.
Hotel Discounts for CE Attendees
|The Hotel Fullerton
1500 South Raymond Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92831
Phone: 877-700-0688 or 714-635-9000
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*NEW* American Express is now accepted.
Enjoy the convenience of Online Program Registration today! You may view course content and register for any program by clicking on the Program List. You may view by date, location, program content and CE Hours. A biographical sketch of SCCO faculty who are lecturing on each program is provided.
We have included Optometric Clinical Seminars in this new registration format. We have provided a full brochure for you to view when choosing which Wednesdays during the year will fit into your schedule.
The CE Department is confident Online Registration will become your method of choice. We are available by phone to assist you with registration questions during CE business hours, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday.
Online/Internet-Based CE Courses
The courses available online are designed to offer optometrists assistance in a timely format to fulfill their requirements for re-licensure renewal. All online courses are COPE-approved for CE credit. Instructions for viewing, registration and examinations are addressed in the introduction to each course. www.ketchum.edu/ceonline.
The Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE) website houses a collection of CE requirements for all state regulatory boards in the U.S.
Meet our Sponsors
The Southern California College of Optometry would like to thank the following companies for their generous contributions to our programs.