CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES (CECS)

The National Academy of Opticianry offers Continuing Education Courses for both American Board of Opticians (ABO) and National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE) credits.

Member Pricing

You will notice a vast difference between the Academy Member price and the Non-member price on all of our educational materials.  If you’re not already an Academy member, now is a great time to join.  Simply join the NAO on-line and then place your order on-line using member pricing or call the Academy (800-229-4828) to join and order.  You can start saving on your needed educational materials today!

ABO Approved Online Courses

The following courses are for ABO Credits

Advanced Prism

ABO 1 Credit / Florida 1 Credit

Basics of Light, Refraction & Reflection

ABO 1 Credit / Florida 0 Credits

Basic Math Review

ABO 1 Credit / Florida 0 Credit

Build Your People Skills with Emotional Intelligence

How SOAP Can Make Glasses Problem Free - Part 1

ABO 1 Credit / Florida 1 Credit

How SOAP Can Make Glasses Problem Free - Part 2

ABO 1 Credit / Florida 1 Credit

How to Frame Your Patient

ABO 1 Credit / Florida 0 Credit

Lens Materials and Design

ABO 1 Credit / Florida 1 Credit

Lens Powers

ABO 1 Credit / Florida 1 Credit

Mirrors

ABO 1 Credit / Florida 1 Credit

Taking Responsibility for Your Patient’s Eyes

ABO 1 Credit / Florida 1 Credit

Troubleshooting Dispensing to Seniors

ABO 1 Credit / Florida 1 Credit

Troubleshooting Pediatric Dispensing

ABO 1 Credit / Florida 1 Credit

Visual Assessment Training Procedures

ABO 2 Credits / Florida 2 Credits

NCLE Approved Online Courses

The following courses are for NCLE credits

Basics of Light, Refraction & Reflection

NCLE 1 Credit / Florida 0 Credits

Some Fundamentals for Corneal GP Fitting

NCLE 1 Credit / Florida 1 Credit

Florida Approved Online Courses

The following course credits are for Florida Licenses

Absorption, Transmissions, Tints & Coatings

ANSI, The Consumer and The Optician

Florida Approved – 1 Credit (Spectacle)

Basic Soft Lens Fitting

Florida Approved – 2 Credits (Contact Lens)

Optical Security is Everyone’s Business

Florida Approved – 1 Credit (Spectacle)