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Licensing Doctors of Optometry and Regulating the Practice of Optometry

Approved 2017 Continuing Education
The following continuing education courses have been approved by the Texas Optometry Board to renew licenses for 2018.

"Approval" of continuing education courses by the Texas Optometry Board is based on the course meeting the requirements of Section 351.308 of the Optometry Act. The Board does not make a determination regarding provisions of Optometry Act Section 351.457 (splitting fees). The Board does not make a determination regarding federal law such as the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Stark Law, the Exclusion Statute, and the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. Additional information on the federal laws may be obtained from the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. The OIG has published a booklet, A Roadmap for New Physicians: Avoiding Medicare and Medicaid Fraud and Abuse

  Course List
The approved courses are listed in three tables. Click on the applicable link and the table may be viewed as a PDF file.
Professional Responsibility Courses
Professional Responsibility Courses taken on the Internet count as Internet Hours.
Internet Courses
A licensee may receive a maximum of 8 hours credit for Internet Courses.
Live Courses
A few of the listed courses may include Professional Responsibility Hours (see table above). Please note that grand rounds courses may have a start date of January 1, 2017.

  General Information
Use this link for General CE Information. If you do not see a course listed, please e-mail or call the Board at 512-305-8500, to inquire about the status of that course.
The hours listed are the maximum number of hours presented. Options may be available to take fewer than the listed hours.
This list is provided for the convenience of license holders. The course provider has provided information concerning dates and contact procedures. Please confirm any information with the provider. The Board cannot be responsible for the accuracy of this information.

The Board and the State of Texas make no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness, reliability or fitness for a particular use of the information on this web site. The user assumes all liability and waives any and all claims or causes of action against the Board and the State of Texas for all uses of, and any reliance on, this information. This paragraph shall accompany all distributions of this information and is incorporated into this information for all purposes.

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