Tag: Marshall B. Ketchum University

Optometry and the Future of Health Care: Schools and Colleges Embrace Interprofessional Education

“Optometry and the Future of Health Care: Schools and Colleges Embrace Interprofessional Education” from ASCO’s blog “Why interprofessional health care education?” As a pre-optometry student, it is the question you should be asking. In a nutshell the answer is, because the interprofessional team approach setting is how optometrists will […]

First Year OD and PA Students Participated in Poverty Simulation: Part of Course in Public Health

Through my continuing efforts to put a face on interprofessional education, here is an article about an exercise that both our optometry and physician assistant students participated in together. . . FULLERTON, CA. – The campus community at Marshall B. Ketchum University was invited to partake in its first-ever […]

MBKU Students Deliver Free Care to Underserved in LA County at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena

Here’s an example of how MBKU’s optometry students are involved in community service even in their very first year… MBKU’s Southern California College of Optometry doctors administered 1,298 eye exams to those in need at the annual Care Harbor event in Los Angeles.  Care Harbor LA, an annual […]

Optometry: An Inspired Career Choice

As an admissions adviser, I direct applicants to resources that will help them with their applications.  Here is such an article.  It is hosted on ASCO’s blog and features three optometrists with distinctively different careers. Here is inspiration for your own essays when answering the question about why optometry is your choice. Here’s ASCO’s […]

ASCO’s Resources: Blog, YouTube, Brochure, Podcasts, and PPT

ASCO (Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry) is optometric education’s mothership. Founded in 1941, ASCO is a non-profit education association representing the interests of optometric education. ASCO’s membership encompasses the schools and colleges of optometry in the United States and Puerto Rico. ASCO is committed to achieving excellence […]

Career Symposium at MBKU: Career Planning, Networking, Food and Fun!

The Southern California College of Optometry is one of the health care programs within Marshall B. Ketchum University (MBKU). MBKU’s Student Achievement Center has a mission: to provide services to help every MBKU student become a caring, inspired healthcare professional through academic and personal growth. In addition to basic […]