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Continuing Education

Welcome

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

Click the title link to learn more about each offering. Discounts are available for all active Preceptors and Externships. Contact the Office of Continuing Education at 909-706-3493 to receive a discount code prior to registering for an event. 

Program Date Time Location
Glaucoma Grand Rounds Program

Saturday & Sunday, March 7-8, 2015

8:00 am – 4:00 pm each day Pomona, CA Campus
Scleral Lens CE & Workshop

Sunday, February 22, 2015

8:00 am – 3:30 pm Pomona, CA Campus
Comprehensive Glaucoma Management CE Course

Sunday, April 26, 2015

8:00 am – 4:00 pm Pomona, CA 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:

24 CE credits available. COPE approved, Event # 103812. Your registration fee entitles you to 90 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.

Cost $895.00

Select the link to sign up for the 24-hour Glaucoma Didactic Certification Course.

16-hour Case Management Glaucoma Certification Course

This online course meets the requirements for glaucoma certification as stated in California SB 929 (Stats. 2000, ch 676, (3), as required in subsection (a) of CCR section 1571 as well as providing up to 15 credits of continuing education. By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

16 CE credits available. Your registration fee entitles you to 90 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. To view an excerpt from one of these presentations, see our Demo (requires Flash).

Cost $500.00

Select the link to sign up for the 16-Hour Glaucoma Case Management 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.

  
To view a map of the campus and directions to the course site, please visit our Campus Map and Directions area

 

 
Program Availability CE credit Cost
24-Hour Didactic Course for Glaucoma Certification Ongoing 24 hours $895
16-Hour Case Management Glaucoma Course Ongoing 15 hours $500
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
Computer Vision Care Ongoing 1 hour $30
Help! How Do I Examine a 5 Year Old? Ongoing 1 hour $30
The Secondary Glaucomas Ongoing 2 hours $60
Exfoliation and Pigmentary Dispersion Glaucoma Ongoing 2 hours $60
Considerations in Medical Management of Glaucoma Ongoing 2 hours $60
Surgical Options in Glaucoma Ongoing 2 hours $60
Variants of Retinitis Pigmentosa: A Review and Update Ongoing 1 hour $30
 
 
Neuro-Visual Processing (Optometric) Rehabilitation and Visual/Postural Dysfunction Following a Neurological Event
On-line Course
 
Western University of Health Sciences’ College of Optometry is pleased to sponsor the Padula Institute of Vision.  For full details and to register go to http://padulainstitute.com/?page_id=297
 
 
General Registration
You can register for courses by using our Secure Online Registration.

 Cancellation Policy

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: ceoptometry@westernu.edu


Contact Us

Maria Espinosa, Director of Continuing Education

Phone 909-706-3493
Fax 909-706-3905
mespinosa@westernu.edu

To be notified of future events please join our mailing list by contacting us at CEOptometry@westernu.edu


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Western University, College of Optometry would like to thank the following companies for their ongoing support of our continuing education.

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