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At Western University of Health Sciences’ 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, webinars and online programs.  All of our courses are approved by the California Board of Optometry or by the Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE).

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.


Online Continuing Education Courses

We invite you to see our extensive list of Continuing Education Courses. Register today.

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Live Continuing Education Courses

CourseSpeakerDateTimeLocationFlyer/Additional Information
Winter Glaucoma Symposium 2019Pinakin Davey, OD, PhD, FAAO
Raymond Maeda, OD, FAAO
Sunday, December 1, 20198:00 am- 3:00 PMWestern University of Health Sciences
HEC, 1st Floor Classroom C
6 CE Credit Hours
MyopiaFrank Spors, EuroOptom
Coming Soon 20208:00 am- 2:00 PMWestern University of Health Sciences
HEC, 1st Floor Classroom C
5 CE Credit Hours
Glaucoma Grand Rounds with Live Patients 2020Raymond Maeda, OD, FAAOSaturday, September 12 & Sunday, September 13, 20208:00 am- 5:00 PM
8:00 am- 4:00 PM
Western University of Health Sciences
HEC, 1st Floor
16 Hours Glaucoma Certification Course

Eyexperience Webinars

ProgramSpeaker(s)DateTimeLocationCE Credit Hour
“Peek-A-Boo: I’ll See You”Ida Chung, OD, MSHE, FCOVD, FAAO
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Associate Professor
Western University of Health Sciences
November 6, 20196:00 pm, PSTWestern University Campus, Health Science Center 701 E. 2nd Street, Pomona, CA 91766

For Distance Learning CE Credit: via video webinar register to receive the webinar link.
1 CE Credit Hour
No webinar will be provided in the month DecemberBlack Out MonthDecember 4, 20196:00 pm, PSTWestern University Campus, Health Science Center 701 E. 2nd Street, Pomona, CA 91766

For Distance Learning CE Credit: via video webinar register to receive the webinar link.
1 CE Credit Hour
No webinar will be provided in the month of January due to the National Holiday
Happy New Year!
Black Out MonthJanuary 1, 20206:00 pm, PSTWestern University Campus, Health Science Center 701 E. 2nd Street, Pomona, CA 91766

For Distance Learning CE Credit: via video webinar register to receive the webinar link.
1 CE Credit Hour
Pediatric Optic Nerve Diseases and AbnormalitiesJohn Tassinari, OD, BS, FAAO, FCOVD
Chief of Pediatric Optometric Service, Associate Professor, Western University of Health Sciences
February 5, 20206:00 pm, PSTWestern University Campus, Health Science Center 701 E. 2nd Street, Pomona, CA 91766

For Distance Learning CE Credit: via video webinar register to receive the webinar link.
1 CE Credit Hour
TBDBradley Habermehl, OD, FCOVD Chief of Vision Therapy Services, Assistant Professor
Western University of Health Sciences
March 4, 20206:00 pm, PSTWestern University Campus, Health Science Center 701 E. 2nd Street, Pomona, CA 91766

For Distance Learning CE Credit: via video webinar register to receive the webinar link.
1 CE Credit Hour
TBD
Philip Kwok, OD. Chief of Primary Care Optometric Service, Assistant Professor
Western University of Health Sciences
April 1, 20206:00 pm, PSTWestern University Campus, Health Science Center 701 E. 2nd Street, Pomona, CA 91766

For Distance Learning CE Credit: via video webinar register to receive the webinar link.
1 CE Credit Hour
“Anti-biotic Resistance in Eye Care”
Loretta Ng, OD, FAAO
Chief of Optometric Staff, Associate Professor
Western University of Health Sciences
May 6, 20206:00 pm, PSTWestern University Campus, Health Science Center 701 E. 2nd Street, Pomona, CA 91766

For Distance Learning CE Credit: via video webinar register to receive the webinar link.
1 CE Credit Hour
TBDValerie L. Quan, OD, FAAO. Chief of Neuro -Optometric Rehabilitation, Associate Professor,
Western University of Health Sciences
June 3, 20196:00 pm, PSTWestern University Campus, Health Science Center 701 E. 2nd Street, Pomona, CA 91766

For Distance Learning CE Credit: via video webinar register to receive the webinar link.
1 CE Credit Hour

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


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PIV Training Workshops

 

Part 1 – NVPT Training Workshop

Part 2 – NVPT Training Workshop

Part 3 – NVPT Training Workshop


In the News/ Additional CE Events on Campus

DateOrganizationCourseInstructorRegistrationFlyerLocation
October 5-6, 2019Envision Envision Conference WestRegistrationWestern University of Health Sciences
College of Optometry
701 E. 2nd Street, Pomona, CA 91766
November 7, 2019-November 10, 2019The Optometric Extension Program FoundationOEP Clinical Curriculum - VT2/Learning Related Visual ProblemsJohn Abondanza, ODFlyerWestern University of Health Sciences
College of Optometry
701 E. 2nd Street
HEC Building,

Cancellation Policy

If you must cancel your registration, please contact us in writing via fax or email no later than 10 days prior to the event date. You will receive a refund less $25.00 processing fee. No refunds will be honored after given time.

Fax: 909-706-3905 or Email: ceoptometry@westernu.edu


Contact Us

Tiffany Witherspoon, Director of Continuing Education

Phone 909-706-3493

Fax 909-706-3905

twitherspoon@westernu.edu

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


Continuing Education

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Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry OE Tracker Look up

California State Board of Optometry


Our Partners

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

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