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IUSO Online CE: Optometric Compliance 2020 is a Course

IUSO Online CE: Optometric Compliance 2020

Time limit: 14 days
2 credits

$60 Enroll

Full course description

Course expires on 21 JAN 2023.  All courses must be completed within 14 days of registration.

About the Course

This course will introduce the practicing optometrist to elements and benefits of a compliance plan in an optometric practice.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this material, you will have reviewed
  • HIPAA Privacy Background
    • What is PHI?
    • When and how can it be disclosed:
  • HIPAA Security Act
  • Cyber Security
  • HIPAA and Social Media
  • HIPAA Breaches
  • Billing and Coding
    • Contact Lens Coding Review
    • New Codes Introduced on October 01, 2019
  • Informed Consent Review
  • Telehealth, Billing, and Compliance
  • HIPAA Checklist

Meet the Instructor

Neil Pence, OD, FAAO

Dr. Neil A. Pence has been a member of the IU School of Optometry faculty since 1979. He currently serves as the Associate Dean for Clinical and Patient Care Services, overseeing all activity in the IUSO clinics and patient care services.

Dr. Pence has lectured internationally in the area of contact lenses and corneal and anterior segment disorders. He has also written and lectured on practice management topics. He currently serves on the editorial board of the Contact Lens Spectrum journal, writing the “Materials and Design” Column. He has served as the Chair of the Association of Contact Lens Educators, and been a past Executive Board Member of the International Association of Contact Lens Educators.

He also has served as an advisor and consultant for numerous companies and groups within the contact lens industry.

Dr. Pence is the founding faculty advisor for the Private Practice Club at IUSO, and for the Gold Key Honorary at IUSO, which recognizes outstanding student leadership.

Continuing Education Requirements

All Indiana University School of Optometry (IUSO) online continuing education is COPE approved.

Optometrists should be familiar with the number and type of continuing education credits - including online continuing education credit - that may be counted for licensure by their licensing board. Further information can be found below.

Indiana licensed optometrists can click here to familiarize themselves with the Indiana Optometry Board continuing education requirements. 

Illinois licensed optometrists can click here to familiarize themselves with the Illinois Optometric Licensing and Disciplinary Board continuing education requirements.

Optometrists from other states and provinces can go the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry (ARBO) website to view CE requirements for all member regulatory boards.

ARBO Listing of CE Requirements

ARBO Links to Member Optometry Boards


COPE Number and Category: 66435-EJ


Credit(s): Two (2)


School of Optometry


Licensed optometrists


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