Education

How the Diploma Deluge is Reshaping Optometry

The student population is booming, but applicants haven’t kept pace. Here are three ways to protect academic standards and avoid a glut.
02/15/2018

A Fight for the Right to Learn

Nothing has come easily for the profession of optometry, and education is no different. But it’s come a long way from the days of apprenticeship.
07/21/2016

Anatomy of a Curriculum Overhaul

In 2001, the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (among other schools) launched a new, integrative, problem-based curriculum. Did they do the right thing?
11/16/2007

Optometric Education Report

Education is not an end in itself, but a means to many ends.
11/16/2007

Upcoming Events

September 21-22, 2018

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
Location:
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

Jobs

Jobs Powered By Local Eye Site