Getting a Course Approved

ABO & NCLE define Continuing Education as educational courses that maintain and enhance the technical and business capabilities of Opticians and Contact Lens Practitioners in order to deliver quality services to patients, and consumers in a competent fashion.

Schedule of Fees for Course Approvals
Ophthalmic (Technical) Courses: $150
Non-Ophthalmic (General Knowledge) Courses: $300
Courses Given via Live Zoom Webinars (Ophthalmic): $150
Courses Given via Live Zoom Webinars (Non-Ophthalmic): $300
Recorded Webinars: $750
Online Courses: $750
Magazine Articles: $1,500


Please review the Criteria for Continuing Education Handbook.   When you are ready to submit a Course for Approval, fill out the Course Approval Form.