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Berkeley Practicum 2022

Ad for Berkeley Practicum, text reads: 33rd Annual three-day continuing education series, 12 CE hours, online CE January 15-17 2022.

The 33rd annual Berkeley Practicum was a three-day virtual continuing education event in January 2022. Topics included glaucoma, cultural competence, retinal degeneration, ocular surface disease, tired eyes, and more! 12 CE hours were available in this program.


Dates: January 15 – 17, 2022

Speakers and Topics

Please see below for our Berkeley Practicum 2022 schedule of speakers and topics.

Saturday, January 15, 2022 (8:00 - 11:50 AM PT)

Karen Walker-Brandreth Keynote
Primary SLT: Challenging the Traditional Glaucoma Paradigm (1 TPA- GLAUC)
COPE Course #76190-GL
Anthony Realini, MD, MPH
West Virginia University

Lifelong Glaucoma Care (1 TPA- GLAUC)
COPE Course #76191-GL
Anthony Realini, MD, MPH
West Virginia University

Culturally Responsive Clinical Care: Why It’s Vital to Our Practice (1 MISC)
COPE Course #76195-PB
Ruth Shoge, OD, MPH
UC Berkeley Optometry

The Holy Grail in Presbyopia Management (1 MISC)
COPE Course #76193-AS
Derek Cunningham, OD, FAAO
Dell Laser Consultants

Sunday, January 16, 2022 (8:00 - 11:50 AM PT)

Retinal Grand Rounds (2 TPA)
COPE Course #76196-PS
Diana Shechtman, OD, FAAO
Eye Centers of South Florida

Disorders of the Afferent Visual Pathways (1 MISC)
COPE Course #76197-NO
Marc Levin, MD, PhD
Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Emerging Treatments for Vision Restoration in Retinal Degeneration (1 TPA)
COPE Course #76198-PS
Teresa Puthussery, OD, PhD
UC Berkeley Optometry

Monday, January 17, 2022 (8:00 - 11:50 AM PT)

Rapid Fire Grand Rounds (1 TPA, 1 TPA-GLAUC)
COPE Course #76200-GO
Danica Marrelli, OD
University of Houston College of Optometry

New Understandings in Ocular Surface Disease (1 TPA)
COPE Course #76194-AS
Derek Cunningham, OD, FAAO
Dell Laser Consultants

An Update on Digital Device-Related Eye Fatigue (1 MISC)
COPE Course #76201-GO
Pete Kollbaum, OD, PhD
Indiana University School of Optometry


Online registration for this program is CLOSED.

You can receive a discount if you register for the full, 3-day program or choose to register for individual days (4 CE hours offered each day). Registration will close at 7PM PT on Friday, January 14, 2022, or when capacity is filled, whichever comes first.

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Full Program: $300
A La Carte Per Day: $110
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Full Program: $350
A La Carte Per Day: $120

Continuing Education Credits

12 COPE-accredited CE hours were available for the full, 3-day virtual program. These high-quality, interactive lectures were offered via Zoom webinar.

COPE Activity #123114

Saturday, January 15: 4 CE Hours (2 TPA-GLAUC, 2 MISC)

Sunday, January 16: 4 CE Hours (3 TPA, 1 MISC)

Monday, January 17: 4 CE Hours (1 TPA-GLAUC, 2 TPA, 1 MISC)

COPE CE Guidelines

This program is considered Interactive Distance Learning per COPE’s “Transition Period for Interactive Online CE” guidelines listed on the ARBO website. Attendees will be able to interact with the speaker and ask questions in real-time via Zoom video conference. Per COPE’s guidelines through June 30, 2022, post-course tests will not be required in order to receive CE credits for this program, as long as you meet the Berkeley Optometry Live Online CE credit guidelines.

California Board of Optometry CE Guidelines

This program meets the live, interactive CE coursework requirements of the California State Board of Optometry listed at Per the “Optometrist Continuing Education Requirements” documentation, interactive courses offered live over internet platforms such as Zoom, or courses being offered by COPE, count towards the 30 hours required of live continuing education course credits in California (i.e., they are NOT considered “self-study” courses).


View our Frequently Asked Questions page for information on registration, CE credit guidelines, certification letters, cancellations, and refunds.