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    Conveniently earn CE credit at your own pace, anytime, anyplace.

    COPE (Council on Optometric Practitioner Education) approved and accepted nationwide for license renewal.

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    The Professional
    Responsibility Course

    The Professional Responsibility Course is required by the Texas Optometry Board.

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    The Glaucoma
    Specialist Course

    Complete one of the three requirements necessary to be licensed as an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist

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Our standard on-line courses are COPE (Council on Optometric Practitioner Education) approved and accepted nationwide for license renewal. A reference list of State CE Requirements can be found on the COPE website at https://www.arbo.org/ce_reg.php . We always advise you to check with your State Board of Optometry for complete eligibility requirements.

CERTIFICATES OF COMPLETION

A printable Certificate of Completion will be issued directly to you once you successfully pass the exam associated with your on-line coursework.  This certificate is available through your on-line account and can be accessed by logging into your account at any time.

ALL ON-LINE CE PARTICIPANTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR SUBMITTING THEIR CERTIFICATES OF COMPLETION DIRECTLY TO THEIR STATE BOARD OF OPTOMETRY TO RECEIVE CREDIT.

SEMESTER BREAKS

During each semester break, the university conducts electrical and server maintenance;  therefore, UHCO cannot guarantee that the on-line CE system will be available during the break and that submissions will be received and processed.

We recommend that participants complete their coursework on or before DECEMBER 18th to ensure access to our on-line system before the calendar year ends

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
  • Q Why won't my credit card transaction complete payment?
    • Discover Card Holders: The system does not accept Discover Card.
    • American Express Holders: The four digit security code can be found on the front of the your card.
  • Q Does my state board accept online courses for CE credit?

    Our courses are COPE (Council on Optometric Practitioner Education) approved and accepted nationwide for license renewal. A reference list of State CE Requirements can be found on the COPE website at www.arbo.org/cope. Not all states accept internet courses for CE credit, therefore we advise you to check with your State Board of Optometry for complete eligibility requirements. Course descriptions are available on the Online Course List Page. 

  • Q How do I earn online CE credit?

    To receive credit for any of our online courses:

    1. Setup a Registered User's account
    2. Purchase a Course
    3. View the Course
    4. Complete & Submit the Course Exam to be graded
    5. Pass the Post-Course Exam with a grade of 70% or higher
    6. Print out your Certificate of Completion and submit that certificate directly to your State Board of Optometry to receive credit
  • Q What if I do not pass the exam?

    You will be notified if you do not pass the exam with a grade of 70% or higher. An alternate exam will be available to retake at no additional charge.

  • Q What are the minimum PC and Macintosh requirements for Online CE?

    Listed below are the minimum PC and Macintosh requirements you need to run the online CE presentations. Additional links to download software, are available here. It is your responsibility to meet the minimum requirements.

    • Browser: Internet Explorer 8 + (Must not be in compatability mode), Google Chrome, Apple Safari or Mozilla Firefox 2 +.
    • Screen Resolution: 1024 X 768
    • Plugins: Adobe Flash player & Adobe Reader
    • Broadband Internet Connection: A minimum of 1.5 mb download speed per second (Basic AT&T DSL service). Any speed LOWER than the prescribed bandwidth speed will decrease the quality of the service.

    We do not recommend using a wireless connection to complete online coursework.