(1) Continuing education consists of educational activities designed to:
(a) review existing concepts and techniques;
(b) convey information beyond the basic professional education; and
(c) update knowledge on the practice of and advances in optometry.
(2) Approved CE includes courses:
(a) affiliated with national, regional, or state optometric associations, academies, or colleges of optometry;
(b) approved by the ARBO's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE);
(c) accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME); or
(d) of the American Board of Optometry Continuous Assessment Program.