CE Requirements

Optometrists should check with their state board to determine the number and type of continuing education credits (including online continuing education) required for licensure. The Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry (ARBO) website lists CE requirements for all state regulatory boards in the United States.

Indiana Licensed Optometrists

Indiana licensed optometrists can click here to view the Indiana Optometry Board continuing education requirements. 

Note that self-study continuing education for an optometry license and optometric legend drug certificate renewal shall be limited to a total of eight (8) hours biennially.

Illinois Licensed Optometrists

Illinois licensed optometrists may take up to four hours of verified self-instruction to meet the requirements for regular (not certified) CE.

As per Illinois Board of Optometry guidelines, all Illinois licensed optometrists must follow these guidelines to submit an online education exam:

     1) Please print a copy of the examination form and fill in the appropriate answers

     2) Sign and date the bottom of the examination form

     3) Mail the examination form to:

         Cheryl Oldfield
         Continuing Education Event Coordinator
         Indiana University School of Optometry
         800 E. Atwater Avenue, Rm 525
         Bloomington, IN 47405