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Previous Continuing Education Courses

Nutrition 2017 - 12 hrs
April 1 & 2, 2017

Coding Update 2017 - 4 hrs
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Annual Optometry Academe - 8 hrs
Sunday, August 20, 2017

Annual Optometry Academe
August 28, 2016

Nutrition and the Eye Symposium IX - In conjunction with the Ocular Nutrition Society
April 16 & 17, 2016

Coding Update
May 9, 2016

Nutrition and the Eye Symposium VIII - Focus on a Healthier and Longer Life
April 11 & 12, 2015

Coding Update
May 11, 2015

Annual Optometry Academe
August 9, 2015

Annual Optometry Academe Retina II
Sunday, August 17, 2014

Coding Update 2014
Monday, May 12, 2014

Nutrition and the Eye Symposium VII
April 5 & 6, 2014

Third Review for the ABO Exam 

Saturday & Sunday, November 2 & 3, 2013 ~ 16 hrs. CE

The American Board of Optometry was established to confirm the continued competence of the already licensed optometrists beyond the entry level. As a service to optometrists who intend to take the ABO computerized test, the UMSL College of Optometry faculty will present a REVIEW of the OD curriculum as a preparation for the ABO test.


Please see the American Board of Optometry for information on how to become certified.

Annual Optometry Academe
Retina

Sunday, August 18, 2013 ~ 8 hrs. CEE/COPE Approved
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Second Review for the ABO Exam 

Saturday & Sunday, June 1 & 2, 2013 ~ 17 hrs. CE

The American Board of Optometry was established to confirm the continued competence of the already licensed optometrists beyond the entry level. As a service to optometrists who intend to take the ABO computerized test, the UMSL College of Optometry faculty will present a REVIEW of the OD curriculum as a preparation for the ABO test.

Coding Update 2013

Monday, May 13, 2013 ~ 4 hrs. COPE/CE
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Speaker: John McGreal, OD 

Nutrition and the Eye Symposium VI

Focus on a Healthier and Longer Life
Saturday & Sunday, April 13 & 14, 2013 ~ 12 hrs COPE/CEE 

Review for ABO Board Certification

August 18 & 19, 2012
University of MO-St. Louis - JC Penney Conference Center
Saturday - 8 hours COPE-CE / Sunday - 8 hours COPE-CEE

Coding Update 2012, May 8, 2012

Tuesday evening - 4 hrs COPE/CE
Speaker: John McGreal, O.D.

Nutrition and the Eye V, April 14 & 15, 2012
Saturday & Sunday - 12 hrs COPE/CEE
Coordinator: Stuart Richer, O.D., Ph. D.

Annual Optometry Academe, August 14, 2011
Sunday - 8 hrs COPE/CEE
"What Went Wrong & Why Adventures in Anterior Segment Care," Paul Karpecki, O.D.
"AMD Practical . . . A Pro-Active Approach Retinal Findings with Systemic Diseases," Jeffrey Gerson, O.D.

Coding Update 2011, May 9, 2011
Monday evening - 4 hrs COPE/CE
Speaker: John McGreal, O.D.

Nutrition and the Eye IV, April 16 & 17, 2011
Saturday & Sunday - 12 hrs COPE/CEE
Coordinator: Stuart Richer, O.D., Ph. D.

October 26, 20102 hrs. CE

Special Event ....
An evening course with Dr. Paul Rose, B. Opt, B. SC, FNZSCLP

Tuesday, October 26, 2010
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2 Hours COPE/CE
JC Penney Conference Center

Tuition: $50.00

Join us for hors d'oeurves 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: JC Penney Conference Center, UM-St. Louis North Campus
Information:Lis Ellerbusch at (314) 516-5615_________________________________

Annual Optometry Academe 2010

September 26, 20106 hours COPE/CEE, 2 hours CE

Dr. Christine Sindt will provide a four-hour seminar and workshop
on the applications, fitting, and problem-solving of semi-scleral gas
permeable contact lense.

Dr. Thomas Landgraf will present a four-hour lecture entitled "Eye Care in Systemic Diseases."

Tuition: $225.00 through Sept 13 --- $260.00 after Sept 13 (lunch included)

Location: JC Penney Conference Center, UM-St. Louis North Campus
Information:Lis Ellerbusch at (314) 516-5615

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Coding Update
May 11, 2010 (Tuesday)
4 Hours - COPE CE approved
"Contemporary Coding Concepts" - 3 hrs.
"Understanding PQRI Guidelines" - 1 hr.
John McGreal, OD
Missouri Eye Institute

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Nutrition and the Eye Symposium III
"Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Ocular Disease"
April 17 & 18, 2010
12 Hours – COPE/CEE approved
Saturday 4 Hrs. 1 pm- 5 pm
Sunday 8 Hrs. 8 am – 5 pm
Program Coordinator – Stuart Richer, OD, PhD__________________________________

Annual Optometry Academy
Sunday, October 25, 2009
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., 8 COPE/CEE hrs.

Speakesr: Joseph Sowka, O.D. and Bruce Onofrey, R.Ph., O.D.
Location: JC Penney Conference Center, UM-St. Louis North Campus
Information:Lis Ellerbusch at (314) 516-5615__________________________________

Practice Management Symposium 2009
Monday, May 14, 2009
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9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., 6 hrs. CE

Speakers: Scot Morris, O.D. and Ben J. Gaddie, O.D., Kelly Kerksick, O.D.
Location: Millennium Student Center, UM-St. Louis North Campus
Information:Lis Ellerbusch at (314) 516-5615
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Coding Update 2009
Monday, May 11, 2009,
6:00 - 10:00 p.m., 4 COPE/CE hrs.

Speaker: John McGreal, O.D. sponsored by VSP
Location: JC Penney Conference Center, UM-St. Louis North Campus
Information:Lis Ellerbusch at (314) 516-5615
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Care of Ocular Disorders

Advances in Vision Care
Saturday, April 18, 2009
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., 4 COPE/CEE hrs.

Ocular Disease and Allergies of the Anterior & Posterior Eye
Sunday, April 19, 2009
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., 8 COPE/CEE hrs.

Location: JC Penney Conference Center, UM-St. Louis North Campus
Information:Lis Ellerbusch at (314) 516-5615
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Nutrition & the Eye Symposium II
Sunday, March 22, 2009
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., 8 COPE/CEE hrs.

Speakers: Stuart Richer, O.D., Ph.D., Loren Cordain, Ph.D., Jeffry D. Gerson, OD, FAAO, Jeffrey R. Anshel, BS, OD, Carl Bassi, PhD
Location: JC Penney Conference Center, UM-St. Louis North Campus
Information:Lis Ellerbusch at (314) 516-5615
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