KYCO Continuing Education

The University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Optometry is proud to provide continuing education programs to enhance doctors’ clinical knowledge and skills of optometry.

The Kentucky College of Optometry provides both in-person and online, continuing education. All of our courses meet the state licensing requirements for the Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE) or sponsorship by an accredited school or college of optometry.

Special Events:

The Kentucky College of Optometry is hosting its 2022 Expanded Therapeutic Procedures Course on October 13-16, 2022. This course will provide 32 hours of continuing education. More information can be found in the table below.


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For questions or registration information, please contact Director of Continuing Education Eilene Kinzer, O.D


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Course schedule

We invite you to attend one of our University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Optometry sponsored Continuing Education Courses below:

Date-TimeCourse / EventInstructorsCOPE# of CE HoursCostCE FormatRegistration Link
Available Starting
May 1, 2021 - Online
Pediatric Ocular EmergenciesRachel Brown, O.D.COPE #71489-SD
Event #121308
1$30Enduring Distance LearningRegister
Available Starting
May 1, 2021 - Online
Ophthalmic Manifestations Related to PregnancySachie Craig, ODCOPE #71642-GO
Event #121255
1$15Enduring Distance LearningRegister
Available Starting
November 1, 2021 - Online
Corneal Ectasia and Crosslinking in 2021Matthew Albright, MDCOPE #74839-AS
Event #122648
1$30Enduring Distance LearningRegister
January 13, 2022 - 12:00 PM-1:00 PMKentucky College of Optometry
Lunch & Learn Series
January 2022
Mohammed Naja, ODCOPE #76039-NO
Event #123085
1 TPA HourKYCO Faculty: Free
Non-KYCO faculty: $10
Live In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register
January 26, 2022 - 5:30 PM-9:10 PMRetina Associates of Kentucky
Winter CE Conference
Thomas Stone, MD
Todd Purkis, MD, PhD
Blake Isernhagen, MD
non-COPE3 TPA Hours$25
($35 after Jan. 10)
Live In-person
Frankfort, KY
Register
March 23, 2022 - 12:00 PM-1:00 PMKentucky College of Optometry
Lunch & Learn Series
March 2022
Amanda Blankenship, PhDCOPE #76587-PH
Event #123231
1 TPA/Pain Management HourKYCO Faculty: Free
Non-KYCO faculty: $10
Live In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register
March 23, 2022 - 12:00 PM-1:00 PMKentucky College of Optometry
Lunch & Learn Series
March 2022
Amanda Blankenship, PhDCOPE #76588-PH
Event #123275
1 TPA/Pain Management HourKYCO Faculty: Free
Non-KYCO faculty: $10
Live OnlineRegister
March 23, 2022 - 5:30 PM-8:20 PMRetina Associates of Kentucky
Spring CE Conference
Thomas Stone, MD
Todd Purkis, MD, PhD
non-COPE2 TPA Hours$20
($30 after March 10)
Live In-person
Elizabethtown, KY
Flyer
May 14, 2022 - 8:00 AM-1:00 PMTalley Eye Institute
May 2022 CE Conference
Drew Sommerville, MD
Nathan Pelsor, OD
Shivani Reddy, MD
Tom Brummer, MD
COPE #78161-PO
COPE #78162-GO
COPE #78163-TD
COPE #78311-GO
Event #123891
5$0Live In-person
Evansville, IN
Flyer
June 24, 2022 - 8:00 AM-12:00 PMKentucky College of Optometry
2022 Residents' Day
Maida Ahmad, OD,
Ambrosia Makini, OD,
Mohammed Naja, OD
COPE #78541-LP
COPE #78571-TD
COPE #78573-GL
Event# 123989
1 ETP/TPA Hour and 3 TPA HoursFreeLive In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register
June 27, 2022 - 12:00 PM-1:00 PMKentucky College of Optometry
Lunch & Learn Series
June 2022
Samantha Myers, ODnon-COPE1 TPA HourKYCO Faculty: Free
Non-KYCO faculty: $10
Live In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register
June 28, 2022 - 5:30 PM-8:20 PMRetina Associates of Kentucky
Summer CE Conference
Thomas Stone, MD
Todd Purkis, MD, PhD
non-COPE2 TPA Hours$20
($30 after May 20)
Live In-person
Jeffersonville, IN
Flyer
July 13, 2022 - 12:00 PM-1:00 PMKentucky College of Optometry
Lunch & Learn Series
July 2022
Donald Egan, ODnon-COPE1 hourKYCO Faculty/Alumni: Free
Non-KYCO Faculty/Alumni: $10
Live In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register
July 23, 2022 - 8:00 AM-6:30 PMKentucky College of Optometry
2022 Summer CE Conference
Ian McWherter, OD
Ryan Kern, OD
Alexander Hynes, OD
Rachel Fitzgerald, OD
Benjamin Konig, OD
Alaina Short, OD
COPE #78996-LP
COPE #78995-SP
COPE #78994-LP
COPE #78958-LP
COPE #78959-IS
COPE #79007-GL
COPE #79070-GL
COPE #78960-FV
COPE #78957-GO
COPE #78961-NO
Event#124230
10
(5 Hours ETP/TPA,
3 Hours TPA, 2 Hours General)
KYCO Faculty & Alumni: $250
Non-KYCO Faculty/Alumni: $300
($350 after June 10)
Live In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register
August 20, 2022 - 6:00 -8:00 PMTalley Eye Institute
Summer 2022 CE Conference
Andrew Strand, DO
Shivani Reddy, MD
COPE #79507-TD
COPE #79392-TD
Event #124424
2 Hours $10Live In-person
Evansville, IN
Flyer
September 21, 2022 - 12:00 PM-1:00pmKentucky College of Optometry
Learn at Lunch Series
September 2022
Ryan Kern, OD1 Hours KYCO Faculty/Alumni: Free
Non-KYCO Faculty/Alumni: $10
Live In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register
Oct. 13-16 2022 - 32 hours over 4 daysKentucky College of Optometry
2022 Expanded Therapeutic Procedures Course
Faculty of the Kentucky College of Optometrynon-COPE32 Hours ETP/TPA$1850 by Aug. 15
$2050 Aug. 16-Sept. 30
Individual Hours: $50 per lecture
Live In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register