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Continuing Education


The Judicious Prescribing Course is now available online...

Click here for the online JP course offered through NSUOCO.

Click here for upcoming Continuing Education opportunities.

Continuing Education Requirements:

All Oklahoma licensed optometrists are required to obtain eighteen (18) hours of continuing education annually. Included in the eighteen (18) hours are a minimum of five (5) Therapeutic hours, a maximum of three (3) Practice Management hours, and a maximum of three (3) Correspondence hours (which includes internet hours), and a minimum of one (1) Judicious Prescribing hour.

Approved Vendor's List:

        1) Any three-day or more course in an optometry college              accredited by the American Optometric Council on Education

        2) Any three or more day educational course sponsored by the             American Optometric Association, or an affiliate of the             American Optometric Association
            American Optometric Association Homepage

        3) College of Optometrists in Vision Development              

        4) Annual convention of the American Optometric Association
             American Optometric Association Homepage

        5) Annual convention of the Oklahoma Association of Optometric              Physicians
             Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians Homepage

        6) Session of a regional congress of an Optometric Extension              Program
             Optometric Extension Program Homepage

        7) State seminar of the graduate Clinic Foundation of the O.E.P.
             Optometric Extension Program Homepage

        8) Post-graduate course of any Class A college or university              teaching optometry

        9) Annual convention of any of the various State Optometric             Associations of the United States

        10) Post-graduate course sponsored by the American Academy               of Optometrists
              American Academy of Optometry Homepage

        11) Southwest Council of Optometry
              Southwest Council of Optometry Homepage

        12) Southwest Contact Lens Society

        13) Heart of America Contact Lens and Primary Care Congress
               Heart of America Contact Lens Society
Any Optometrist desiring approval of any other program must make a written request for approval to the Secretary-Treasurer at least fifteen (15) days before he or she attends such program.


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