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Board of Optometry

Educational Programs


Educational Programs

Southern College of Optometry
1245 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104-2222
Phone: 901-722-3200
Phone: 800-238-0180
http://www.sco.edu/

Continuing Education


Continuing Education


Letter regarding continuing education for 2014


CONTINUING EDUCATION APPROVED VENDOR LIST

  1. Course(s) sponsored by an Optometry College accredited by the American Optometric Council on Education (ACOE).
  2. Course(s) sponsored by the American Optometric Association (AOA) or an affiliate of the AOA.
  3. Course(s) sponsored by the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians (TAOP) or an affiliate of TAOP.
  4. Course(s) sponsored by the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) or an affiliate of the AAO.
  5. Course(s) offered at Southern Educational Congress of Optometry (SECO)
  6. Course(s) offered at Tennessee Academy of Optometry

The Tennessee Board of Optometry reserves the right to amend this list as necessary. Any questions or concerns should be directed to the Secretary of the Tennessee Board of Optometry.

Except for grand clinical rounds and courses provided by the Tennessee Academy of Optometry, and except for the one (1) hour course designed specifically to address prescribing practices, all continuing education courses shall be approved by the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry’s Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE).

For those therapeutically certified optometrists who have received approval to use pharmaceutical agents by injection pursuant to subparagraph 1045-02-.07 (3)(d), current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is required.