2024 Optometry Online Continuing Education Course Listing

The Ohio State University College of Optometry is offering a total of nine hours of online continuing education.

Once successfully enrolled for one of our asynchronous online lectures, you have 30 days to complete the course. To receive Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE) Accredited CE credit, a short quiz must be completed at the end of these non-live lectures (online) to verify attendance.

Access to Care, a Public Health Perspective

This course will explore how and why optometrists are suited to provide increased access to care. We will also discuss several factors that are leading to an increased demand for care, while exploring the workforce demographics as they currently exist.

Instructor: Tim Fries, OD MBA MPH FAAO

1 credit

$33 enrollment fee

Enroll now for the "Access to Care, a Public Health Perspective" online course!


 

Ancillary Testing: Blood Draws and Imaging

As the optometric physician's scope of practice continues to evolve, the need for additional testing to aid in the appropriate diagnosis and management of certain conditions has also expanded.  This lecture will discuss how and when to order blood work, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging based on clinical presentation. Patient cases will highlight the major points to consider prior to ordering such tests.

Instructor: J.P. Maszczak, OD, FAAO

1 credit

$33 enrollment fee

Enroll now for the "Ancillary Testing: Blood Draws and Imaging" online course!


 

Bumps in the Road with a Bumpy Nerve: Optic Disc Drusen

This course offers an analysis of the condition, review of its epidemiology and pathophysiology, update on methods of diagnosis and management, differentiation from important mimickers, and discussion of potential complications.

Instructor: Danielle Orr, OD MS FAAO

1 credit

$33 enrollment fee

Enroll now for the "Bumps in the Road with a Bumpy Nerve: Optic Disc Drusen" online course!


 

Introduction to Optical Coherence Tomography

This lecture will review the basic principle of the technique, the reasons why it is so powerful and its advantages over other modalities such as fundus cameras and confocal laser scanning ophthalmoscopes, the state-of-the-art in commercial clinical instrumentation (including OCT angiography) and conclude with what is being developed in the research arena.

Instructor: Nathan Doble, PhD

1 credit

$33 enrollment fee

Enroll now for the "Introduction to Optical Coherence Tomography" online course!



Macular Hole Review

This lecture will review the funduscopic appearance and optical coherence tomography (OCT) findings of the early or precursor stages of macular hole (vitreomacular adhesion and vitreomacular traction), the stages of full thickness macular hole, and non-full thickness macular holes will be described.

Instructor: Nick Fogt, OD PhD FAAO

1 credit

$33 enrollment fee

Enroll now for the "Macular Hole Review" online course!


 

Ophthalmic Medications and Prescribing for the Pediatric Patient

In this course we will discuss medication prescribing guidelines, pediatric medication dosing, and review drugs that are commonly used in the pediatric patient for a variety of ophthalmic conditions that impact our pediatric patient population.

Instructor: Erica Shelton, OD MS FAAO

1 credit

$33 enrollment fee

Enroll now for the "Ophthalmic Medications and Prescribing for the Pediatric Patient" online course!


 

Review of Glaucoma Therapies

This course will focus on reviewing the currently available pharmaceutical therapies, as well as limited surgical treatments for glaucoma.

Instructor: Zachary Coates, OD MS FAAO

1 credit

$33 enrollment fee

Enroll now for the "Review of Glaucoma Therapies" online course!