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.


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For any questions regarding our Continuing Education programs, please contact the Director of Continuing Education, Dr. Eilene Kinzer, at eilenekinzer@upike.edu.


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
2024
January 25, 2024 - 12:00 PM-1:00 PMKentucky College of Optometry
Lunch & Learn Series
January 2023
Todd Zelczak, ODNon-COPE1KYCO Faculty: Free
Non-KYCO faculty: $10
Live In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register
January 31, 2024 - 12:00 PM-1:00 PMKentucky College of Optometry
Lunch & Learn Series
January 2023
PJ Sowards, ODCOPE #88852-TD
Activity #127436
1 TPA HourKYCO Faculty: Free
Non-KYCO faculty: $10
Live In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register
March 7, 2024 - 12:00 PM-1:00 PMKentucky College of Optometry
Lunch & Learn Series
March 2023
Maddie Rhoton, ODCOPE-Pending1KYCO Faculty: Free
Non-KYCO faculty: $10
Live In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register
March 13, 2024 - 6:00 PM-9:00 PMTalley Eye Institute
March 2024 CE Conference
Andrew T. Strand, DO
Drew Sommerville, MD
Nathaniel Pelsor, OD, FAAO
COPE #89737-TD
COPE #89739-TD
COPE #89820-GO
Activity #127799
3$10/credit hourLive In-person
Evansville, IN
Register
March 13, 2024 - 7:00 PM-9:00 PMBennett & Bloom Eye Centers
March 2024 CE Conference
Tom Cheezum, ODNon-COPE2$60Live In-person
New Albany, IN
Flyer
April 5, 2024 - 8:00AM-12:00 PMKentucky College of Optometry
2024 Residents' Day
PJ Sowards, OD
Jonathan Yin, OD
Kelsey Trast, OD
COPE #89798-TD
COPE #89799-TD
COPE #89795-TD
COPE #89796-TD
COPE #89794-NO
Activity #127811
4FreeLive In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register
May 15, 2024 - 6:30PM-8:30 PMJohn Kenyon Eye Center
May 2024 CE Conference
Asim Piracha, MD
Shiraaz Rahman, MD
Non-COPE2 (including 1 TPA Hour)By May 1: $50
After May 1: $55
Live In-person
Louisville, KY
Flyer
June 12 , 2024 - 6:30 PM-9:30 PMBennett & Bloom Eye Centers
June 2024 CE Conference
Chad Herschberger, O.D.
Fraser D. McKay, O.D
Jeremy Caylor, O.D.
Non-COPE3$80Live In-person
Clermont, KY
Flyer
July 20, 2024 - 8:00AM-6:30 PMKentucky College of Optometry
2024 Summer CE Conference
Faculty of the Kentucky College of OptometryCOPE-Pending10
(including 5 Hours ETP/TPA)
KYCO Faculty & Alumni: $250
Non-KYCO Faculty/Alumni: $300
($350 after June 7)
Live In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register
August 23, 2024 - 12:00 PM-1:00 PMKentucky College of Optometry
Lunch & Learn Series
March 2023
Kelsey Trast, ODNon-COPE1KYCO Faculty: Free
Non-KYCO faculty: $10
Live In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register
October 17-20, 2024 - 32 hours over 4 daysKentucky College of Optometry
2024 Expanded Therapeutic Procedures Course
Faculty of the Kentucky College of OptometryCOPE-Pending32 ETP/TPA Hours32 Hours: $1850 by July 15/$2050 after August 15
16 Hours: $925 by July 15/$1025 after August 15
$50/individual lecture hour
Live In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register, Flyer
2023
January 26, 2023 - 12:00 PM-1:10 PMKentucky College of Optometry
Lunch & Learn Series
January 2023
Brittany Varney, ODCOPE #82090-SD
Event #125211
1 TPA HourKYCO Faculty: Free
Non-KYCO faculty: $10
Live In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register
February 28, 2023 - 6:00 PM-9:00 PMAdvancing Care for the OD PracticeJohn Meyer, MD
Brennan Greene, MD
Guruparasad Pattar, MD, PhD
COPE#82645-GO
Event #125345
3$50Live In-person
Louisville, KY
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March 28, 2023 - 12:00 PM-1:00 PM Kentucky College of Optometry
Lunch & Learn Series
March 2023
Elliot Kirstein, ODCOPE #82432-GL
Event #125313
1 TPA HourKYCO Faculty: Free
Non-KYCO faculty: $10
Live In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register
April 5, 2023 6:30 PM -8:30PMTalley Eye Institute
April 2023
Continuing Education Event
Drew Sommerville, MD
Andrew Strand, DO
Shivani Reddy, MD
COPE #83187-TD
Event #125700
2 TPA Hours$10Live In-person
Newburgh, IN
Flyer
April 14, 2023 - 8:00 AM-12:00 PMKentucky College of Optometry
2023 Residents' Day
Mia Taylor, OD,
Brittany Varney, OD,
Jennifer Yin, OD
COPE #83263-TD
COPE #83262-SD
COPE #83266-SD
COPE #83264-TD
Event #125641
4FreeLive In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register
May 16, 2023 - 6:30 PM-9:30 PMBennett & Bloom Eye Centers
Spring 2023 CE Conference
Aparna Shah, MD
Lawrence Tenkman, MD
Fraser McKay, OD
Non-COPE
3 TPA Hours$55Live In-person
Newport, KY
Flyer
May 19, 2023 - 12:00 PM-1:00 PMKentucky College of Optometry
Lunch & Learn Series
May 2023
Ambrosia Makini, OD1KYCO Faculty: Free
Non-KYCO faculty: $10
Live In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register
June 7 2023 - 6:30 PM-9:30 PMBennett & Bloom Eye Centers
Summer 2023 CE Conference
Inder Singal, MD
Steve Bloom, MD
Mattie Adams, OD
Non-COPE3 TPA Hours$65Live In-person
Elizabethtown, KY
Flyer
June 22 2023 - 6:30 PM-8:30 PMJohn Kenyon Eye Center
June 2023 CE Conference
Asim Piracha, MD
Shiraaz Rahman, MD
Non-COPE
2$50Live In-person
New Albany, IN
Flyer
June 27 2023 - 7:30 PM-8:30 PMKYCO Retina CE Series
Retina: 5 New Things
Belinda Shirkey, MDNon-COPE
1FreeLive OnlineRegister
July 15, 2023 - 8:00 AM-6:30 PMKentucky College of Optometry
2023 Summer CE Conference
Faculty of the Kentucky College of OptometryCOPE #84711-LP
COPE #84716-TD
COPE #84710-SP
COPE #84712-LV
COPE #84715-CL
COPE #84717-FV
COPE #84713-PH
COPE Event #126188
10
(including 5 Hours ETP/TPA, 2 Hours Pain Management/TPA)
KYCO Faculty & Alumni: $250
Non-KYCO Faculty/Alumni: $300
($350 after June 5)
Live In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register
September 12, 2023 - 6:30 PM-9:30 PMBennett & Bloom Eye Centers
Fall 2023 CE Conference
Aparna Shah, MD
Keith Slayden, OD
Nikolaos Zagorianos, OD
Non-COPE
3 TPA Hours$65 Live In-person
Louisville, KY
Flyer
September 13, 2023 - 12:00 PM-1:00 PMKentucky College of Optometry
Lunch & Learn Series
September 2023
Kelsey Trast, OD1KYCO Faculty: Free
Non-KYCO faculty: $10
Live In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register
September 28-October 1, 2023 - 32 hours over 4 daysKentucky College of Optometry
2023 Expanded Therapeutic Procedures Course
Faculty of the Kentucky College of OptometryCOPE #86172-SP
COPE #86325-SP
COPE #86259-SP
COPE #86326-PH
COPE #86173-IS
COPE #86327-IS
COPE #86328-SP
COPE #86329-SP
COPE #86350-SP
COPE #86174-SP
COPE #86332-SP
COPE #86175-SP
COPE #86334-SP
COPE #86336-SP
COPE #86337-PO
COPE #86341-PM
COPE #86210-LP
COPE #86343-LP
COPE #86170-GL
COPE #86344-LP
COPE #86176-LP
COPE #86211-TD
COPE #86324-TD
COPE #86261-LP
COPE #86342-PM
COPE #86177-GL
COPE #86347-LP
COPE #86349-LP
COPE #86348-LP
COPE #86345-SP
COPE Event #126682
32 Hours ETP/TPA32 Hours: $1850 by July 15 | $2050 after July 15
16 Hours: $925 by July 15 | $1025 after July 15
Live In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register
Flyer
October 22, 2023 - 8:15 AM-1:00 PMEyeCare Partners
Anterior Segment Fall 2023 Seminar
Thomas Byrd, MD
John Barletta, MD
Sanchin Gandhi, MD
Maria Jancevski, MD
Gregory Katz, MD
Timothy Page, MD
COPE #83782-SD
COPE #84137-TD
COPE #83728-GL
COPE #83783-TD
COPE #83340-GL
COPE #83941-PO
COPE Event #126202
3$35Live In-person
Livonia, MI
Flyer
Register
November 8, 2023 - 6:30 PM-9:30 PMDrip Drip Drops - Glaucoma & Cataract PharmacologyNon-COPE
3$65Live In-person
Louisville, KY
Flyer
November 14, 2023 - 12:00 PM-1:00 PMKentucky College of Optometry
Lunch & Learn Series
September 2023
Brianna Hobbs, OD1KYCO Faculty: Free
Non-KYCO faculty: $10
Live In-person
Pikeville, KY
Register