Archive of Accreditation Actions - October 2007

Report of Actions of the
Accreditation Council on Optometric Education
at the ACOE Fall Meeting
October 12-14, 2007

November 9, 2007

At its October 12-14, 2007 Annual meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, 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
    Candidacy pending status granted following review of the program’s self-study:
    • Grand Rapids Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic Residency in Ocular Disease, which is affiliated with Ferris State University, Michigan College of Optometry;

    • Togus Veterans Affairs Medical Center Residency in Primary Eye Care, which is affiliated with New England College of Optometry;

  2. Initial Accreditation
    Classification of “Accredited” granted following a full evaluation visit:
    • Reno Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Sierra Nevada Healthcare System Residency in Hospital-Based Optometry, which is affiliated with University of California, Berkeley, School of Optometry (2014);

  3. Continuing Accreditation
    Classification of “Accredited” continued following a full evaluation visit:
    • Britton Vision Associates Advanced Surgical Eyecare Residency in Ocular Disease, which is affiliated with Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry (2014);
    • Manchester Veterans Affairs Medical Center Residency in Ocular Disease, which is affiliated with New England College of Optometry (2014);
    • Sepulveda Veterans Affairs Ambulatory Care Center Residency in Primary Eye Care/Geriatric Optometry, which is affiliated with Southern California College of Optometry (2014);
    • Veterans Affairs Hudson Valley Healthcare System Residency in Primary Care Optometry and Ocular Disease, which is affiliated with State University of New York, State College of Optometry (2014);

  4. Reinstatement of Accreditation.
    • None

  5. Withdrawal of accreditation by ACOE
    • None

  6. Voluntary withdrawal of accreditation
    • None