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 One

17 Glaucoma CE Units
Where:    Marshall B. Ketchum University
When:     March 17 & 18

Ocular Disease: Part I kicks off MBKU's annual specialty two-part series, scheduled to return on July 14 & 15, 2018. Save the date!

Ocular Disease: Part I offers 17 units of ocular disease continuing education credit to 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 MBKU, as well as a featured showcase of prominent national guest presenters.

Also available for registration is the ALL-NEW Hands-On Sutureless Amniotic Membranes Workshop offered on Sunday, March 18 only. The Sutureless Amniotic Membranes Workshop offers very limited space and will sell out, so it is recommended that you reserve your seat early.

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Upcoming Courses & Seminars

Contact Lens

Cornea & Contact Lens Clinical Symposium

8 CE Units

When: April 8
Time:  8:00 a.m.

The Annual Cornea & Contact Lens Symposium features the latest information on evidence-based contact lens management and corneal disease treatment. A diverse panel of topics will be presented in areas such as orthokeratology, high ametropia, soft multifocal lenses, scleral GP lenses, and custom corneal lenses.

Also available for registration is the Scleral Lens Fitting: Regular vs Irregular Workshop. This featured workshop is fully hands-on and will feature live patients. Space is limited, so please be sure to reserve your seat as early as possible.

Receive an early registration discount on course enrollment when you register by March 16, 2018.

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Dr. Ferrucci

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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