The Board of Examiners in Optometry

Continuing Education 

Continuing competency requirements for renewal of an optometry license can be found in the statutes and regulations.

A license cannot be renewed unless the continued competency requirements in AS 08.72.181 and Article 2 of 12 AAC 48 have been met.

12 AAC 48.230. EXEMPTION FROM CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY SERVICE. An optometrist who meets the requirements of this section is exempt from the continuing education requirements of 12 AAC 48.200 – 12 AAC 48.220 as specified in this section for renewal of an optometrist license for the biennial licensing period immediately following a period of service by an optometrist during which an optometrist was engaged in active duty military service in the armed forces of the United States.

Approved 7-hour Injections Course

The Pacific College of Optometry is hosting a 7-hour Ocular Injections course to be held in Anchorage before the upcoming license renewal. To register for the course please contact Jeanne Oliver at jeanne@pacificu.edu or call (503) 352-2740.

Approved 23-hour On-Line Course

Pacific University College of Optometry