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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Ocular Disease: Part Two

8 Ocular Disease CE Units
Where: MBKU | SCCO
When: Sunday, July 22 *NEW DATE*

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.

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Special Notice: 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.

Upcoming Courses & Seminars

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Joint USC | VA | SCCO Symposium

16 CE Units

Where: MBKU | SCCO
When: September 8 & 9 
Time: 8:00 a.m.

Join us again this September as we welcome back the prominent faculty from the Department of Veterans Affairs and USC’s Roski Eye Institute | Keck School of Medicine.

This course will feature the most respected and cultivated minds of the optometric profession, showcasing an assortment of information that can be applied to your practice. Topics discussed will include glaucoma, low vision, adult strabismus, traumatic brain injury, and more!

Register online no later than August 3 to receive an exclusive discount when you purchase the full 2-day package.

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Dr. Ferrucci

Optometric Clinical Seminars at the VA

4 CE Units per Seminar

When:  Thursdays
Time:   1:00 p.m.

2018-19 calendar

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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2018-19 Seminar Schedule

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Online CE Coursework

26.5 CE Units Available 

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.

Featured Courses:

OCT Beyond Glaucoma Webinar
Dr. Nathan Lighthizer

The Critical Oxygen Tension 2018
Dr. Barry Weissman

Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
Dr. Robert Yacoub

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