Archive of Accreditation Actions - February 2005

March 4, 2005

 At its February 4-6, 2005 Winter meeting in Rosslyn, Virginia, the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education took the following actions:

 NOTE:  The date behind the names of the programs below is the next currently scheduled full evaluation visit.

 1.  Preaccreditation Actions

  • None

   2.  Initial Accreditation

  • None

  3.  Continuing Accreditation
Classification of "Accredited" continued following a full evaluation visit:

•    Birmingham VAMC, Residency in Geriatric and Low Vision Rehabilitative Optometry, which is affiliated with the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry (2011);

•    Chillicothe/Columbus VAMC, Residency in Hospital-Based Optometry, which is affiliated with The Ohio State University College of Optometry (2011);

•    Northeastern State University College of Optometry, Professional Optometric Degree Program (2012);

•    Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry, Professional Optometric Degree Program (2012);

•    Tuscaloosa VAMC, Residency in Hospital Based/Primary Care Optometry, which is affiliated with the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry (2011);

•    VA Iliana Health Care System, Optometric Residency in Primary Eye Care, which is affiliated with the Indiana University School of Optometry (2011);

•    VA Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore VAMC, Residency in Ocular Disease, which is affiliated with Pennsylvania College of Optometry (2011)

 Classification of "Accredited with Conditions" raised to "Accredited" following review of progress reports:

•    Inter American University of Puerto Rico, School of Optometry, Residency in Primary Eye Care (2011);

•    Kansas City VAMC, Residency in Primary Eye Care/Low Vision Rehabilitation, which is affiliated with the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry (2010);

4. Withdrawal of accreditation by ACOE

  • None

 5. Voluntary withdrawal of accreditation

  • None