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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Dr. Morris & Arleen
Applebaum Symposium:
A Day of Hands-On Workshops

8 CE Units
Where: MBKU | SCCO
When: Sunday, October 14

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!

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

Upcoming Courses & Seminars

Contemporary Topics in Optometry

8 CE Units

Where: MBKU | SCCO
When: December 2 ‚Äč
Time: 8:00 a.m.

This unique continuing education course returns in December for a special day of lectures! This course will feature only the newest, most up-to-date information on a variety of clinically relevant topics that were handpicked and designed to enhance your practice. Topics covered will be based upon requests from our optometric audience, and will include specialty lenses, pediatrics, and two key glaucoma lectures from Dr. George Comer.

Register online no later than September 28 to receive an exclusive discount when you register for the full-day course. 

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Dr. Ferrucci

Optometric Clinical Seminars at the VA

4 CE Units per Seminar

Where: 
WLAVA | SACC | LAACC
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

Glaucoma Grand Rounds

Live Patient Interaction
2-Day Certification Course

16 Glaucoma CE Units


The Glaucoma Grand Rounds Live Patient Interaction 2-Day 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. 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. 

Space for the Glaucoma Grand Rounds Course is limited. Be sure to register early and receive a $200.00 early enrollment discount when you register online by Friday, February 1.

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