At Western University College of Optometry, our goal is to provide significant and comprehensive continuing education that will enhance the attendee’s skills and management of clinical care in all aspects of optometry. Each of our programs is thoughtfully developed, comprised of quality content, and delivered by experienced and professional educators.
We service local, regional, and national health care providers through various learning styles – lectures, workshops, and internet programs. All of our courses are approved by the California Board of Optometry or by COPE.
Live Continuing Education Courses
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Fee: $995, $1045 after October 27, 2013.
|Nov. 2-3, 2013||8:00 am - 4:00 pm||Western University of Health Sciences Pomona Campus|
To view a map of the campus and directions to the course site, please visit our Campus Map and Directions area
Online Continuing Education Courses
24-hour Glaucoma Didactic Certification Course
This online course provides 24 hours of instruction in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of glaucoma. The course meets the requirements for glaucoma regulations as stated in California SB 1406, section 1571(3). This course has been approved by the California Board of Optometry. By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Review and understand the anatomy and physiology of the eye, specific to glaucoma
- Differentially diagnose and appropriately classify the various types of glaucoma
- Evaluate the current therapeutic options and explore recent improvements in the treatment of glaucoma
- Diagnose and stage glaucoma appropriately while assessing the individual risk factors associated with the disease
- Appropriately evaluate and refer patients for medical and surgical consultation.
24 CE credits available. COPE approved, Event # 103812. Your registration fee entitles you to 30 days of unlimited access to all course materials, including the posttest, which you can take as many times as you need to in order to pass the course. Course content is delivered through video presentations recorded by Western University of Health Sciences, College of Optometry faculty. To view an excerpt from one of these presentations, see our Demo.
Select the link to sign up for the 24-hour Glaucoma Didactic Certification Course.
Other Online CE Courses
In addition to the 24-hour Glaucoma Didactic Certification course, the College of Optometry offers other online courses for continuing education credits. See the table of current offerings below. We invite you to register on our Continuing Education website to learn about new online CE courses as they become available.
|24-Hour Didactic Course for Glaucoma Certification||Ongoing||24 hours||$750|
|Advanced Technologies in Diabetes and Glaucoma||Ongoing||2 hours||$60|
|Complications from Diabetes||Ongoing||1 hour||$30|
|Epidemiology of Diabetic Retinopathy||Ongoing||1 hour||$30|
|Programming Neuro-vision Rehabilitation||Ongoing||1 hour||$30|
|Angle Closure Glaucoma||Ongoing||1 hour||$30|
|Traumatic Glaucoma||Ongoing||1 hour||$30|
|Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome||Ongoing||2 hours||$60|
|Open Angle Glaucoma and Advanced Technologies||Ongoing||1 hour||$30|
|POAG: The Greater Part of Glaucomas||Ongoing||2 hours||$60|
You can register for courses by using our Secure Online Registration.
If you must cancel your registration, please contact us in writing via fax or email no later than 7 days prior to the event date. You will receive a 90% refund. If your cancellation is sent at least 3 days prior to the event date you will receive 75% of your registration fee. No refunds will be given after that time.
Fax: 909-706-3905 or Email: email@example.com
Maria Espinosa, Director of Continuing Education
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