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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Joint SCCO | USC | VA Symposium

16 Ocular Disease CE Units
Where: MBKU | SCCO
When: September 8 & 9

Join us this September in welcoming back the prominent faculty from USC’s Roski Eye Institute | Keck School of Medicine and the US Department of Veterans Affairs!

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 17 to receive an exclusive discount when you purchase the full 2-day package.​

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Upcoming Courses & Seminars

Applebaum Symposium: A Day of Hands-On Workshops

8 CE Units

Where: MBKU | SCCO
When: October 14 
Time: 8:00 a.m.

Join us on October 14 for this series of workshops designed to enhance your clinical skills and widen your scope of practice. Workshop topics will include Gonioscopy, Foreign Body Removal, Scleral Lens, and Dry Eye. This workshop series will provide small group, hands-on training of skills that will be invaluable to your practice.

Don't miss out on this special opportunity for hands-on education! Enroll today and take advantage of a $50.00 early enrollment discount when you register online for the full day of workshops by Friday, September 28. Space is limited! Be sure to book early!

Notice: Some workshops may require attendees to sit as test subjects and perform procedures on one another.

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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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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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