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Online Continuing Education

NECO’s online Continuing Education (CE) portal offers on-demand access to COPE-certified programs delivered by nationally recognized subject matter experts through webinars and online topics series. We invite alumni to earn one hour of continuing education credit with successful completion of the examination for each program. Participants are able to print certificates and are responsible for submitting copies for licensing requirements and maintaining copies for their professional records.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Distance learning/multimedia courses do not qualify as CEE Courses. Only live lectures qualify as CEE courses.

Continuing Education Webinars

New England College of Optometry is pleased to offer complimentary CE webinars through its virtual online continuing education program. These are provided live online and then archived for on-demand availability for 12 months following the live date. Current offerings include:

Preserving Visual Function in the Aging PopulationPreserving Visual Function in the Aging Population

This webinar focuses on differentiating causes of decreased visual acuity and optometric case studies in visual acuity challenges.

Learn more about the continuing education webinars and register today.


Online Topics

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The Online Topics program consists of a series of publications, where each series focuses on an important topic in the optometric field. Each issue will build from a basic level to instill understanding and confidence in clinicians. After reading an issue, candidates must complete the online post-course test to verify learning and qualify for 1 hour/unit of COPE-Accredited CE. Current offering:

Key Issues in Glaucoma Management 

This series of six publications aims to support optometrists’ clinical reasoning and decision-making abilities and help them turn medical management of glaucoma into a vital segment of their practices. 

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Key Issues in Ocular Surface Disease

This series of six publications aims to support optometrists’ clinical reasoning and decision making abilities through interactive learning modules designed to give clinicians a structured process for the diagnosis and treatment of dry eye and other co-morbid ocular surface disorders.

Nitric Oxide in Glaucoma

This extended publication distills and organizes findings about the role of Nitric Oxide (NO) in glaucoma and the role of NO donation in glaucoma therapy. It provides potential theories of action and presents compelling evidence based on the latest evidence-based studies using nitric oxide in glaucoma treatment. 


New England College of Optometry is committed to providing lifelong education and professional development to optometrists. By enhancing your knowledge base with our on-demand online CE programs, you will improve your scope of practice, better serve your patients, and strengthen the profession.