Topics may fall under the headings of:
Ocular anatomy & physiology;
Patient & practice management;
Refractive status of the eye;
Ocular pathology & treatment;
Eyewear dispensing skills;
Clinical procedures (including preliminary & ancillary testing and the optometric examination);
Contact lens fitting & dispensing skills;
CPR. Please note that a maximum of 4 hours for CPR will be accepted for all renewaled scheduled as of 2018 and later;
At the discretion of CAO, topics, which lie outside these guidelines, may or may not be accepted. The subject must be presented in a generic format. A product-oriented, sales pitch-type presentation is rarely suitable for full credit. Attendance at Optofairs, exhibit halls, and tradeshows is not accepted for continuing education credit. CE credit is also not granted for breaks, lunch periods, etc.
Monthly educational office meetings are not acceptable for CE if the in-office training is taught by one of your in-house ODs.