What are the rules for receiving continuing education credit?

50 minutes of class time constitutes one hour of credit. Attendees are allowed a 10-minute break per a one-hour accredited course. If attendees arrive 10 minutes after the course begins or take a break longer than 10 minutes during the course, they will not receive credit. SECO is required to follow these policies mandated by…

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What are Advanced Learning Courses?

Advanced learning courses are Optometrist COPE-approved courses open to all attendees. It is important to note that not all courses are accredited for EVERY group. For example, not all courses are ABO/NCLE, AOA PARA, or state board approved. Please verify approvals before registering and attending. 

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How do I complete the CEE/TQ tests?

All CEE/TQ testing for SECO 2023 will be held online! Shortly following SECO100, you will receive an email with a link to complete the CEE/TQ test online. If you do not receive this email, please contact education@secostaff.com. The fee for each test will be $26.00 to be paid by debit or credit card. All passing…

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What are the Special Sessions at SECO 100?

SECO’s iconic special sessions are well known as the place to be to see the top thought leaders you will not see at any other optometry meeting. Make sure to add these to your schedule today. Thursday, March 2, 4:30pm-6:30pm – General Session: Remote Eyecare: Virtual Reality of Virtual Certainty? (Course #61);Friday, March 3, 10:30am-11:30am…

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Are there any speaker disclosures?

All SECO100 speakers are required to disclose relevant financial and non-financial relationships or lack thereof. They must, at the beginning of their sessions or presentations, include a disclosure statement. The purpose of the disclosure requirement is to promote transparency in the design, development, and presentation of courses offered for SECO CE credit. The provision provides…

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What is the Free Symposium Series?

The Symposium Series is a set of free, non-accredited courses presented by industry supporters. Free meals are served at each symposium. Pre-registration is required to attend all symposiums. Once registration has reached its maximum, registration will close. A limited amount of open seats may become available onsite on a first come first serve basis. Entrance…

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FREE CE Presentation Theaters: What are they and how can I participate?

The Presentation Theater courses located within the exhibit hall (Optometry’s Marketplace) are free and participation is granted on a first come, first served basis. You cannot reserve a spot, but you can receive credit for attending official continuing education courses and your Verification of Attendance will note your participation.

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