Continuing Education (CE) FAQ
How many CE hours am I required to complete each year?
As per College Policies Part 1—Continuing Education Requirements – Annual CE Requirements:
Therapeutic qualified, non-therapeutic qualified and non-practising registrants must complete at least 20 hours of continuing education credits each registration year (November 1st – October 31st). No more than 10 of the 20 hours of continuing education may be on subjects other than ocular health. Therapeutic qualified, non-therapeutic qualified and non-practising registrants may carry forward up to 20 hours of continuing education program credits per year. No more than 10 of these hours may be on subjects other than ocular health.
Where can I find “approved” continuing education courses?
Please refer to the College Policies Part 1 for more information on continuing education requirements.
How do I self-record/self-report my CE hours?
Log in to your College profile under “Registrant login”, select ‘View My Profile’, and scroll to ‘Continuing Education (CE) hours’ at the bottom of the page. Click ‘edit’ and record your CE hours.
What if I am unable to self-record/self-report online?
Please complete a Continuing Education Record form, sign it, and submit it to the College office. The College will update your CE profile on your behalf.
When does the CE period start and end for renewal purposes?
The continuing education period begins November 1 of each year, and goes until October 31 of the following year