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Jun-20-2018
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Red Eyes: It's just conjunctivitis...Or Is It?
Josh K. Johnston, OD
Red Eyes: It's just conjunctivitis...Or Is It?

The course is designed to provide the attendee with the information needed to properly diagnose and treat the numerous causes of red eyes seen in practice. Practitioners will be instructed on the differentials to consider when evaluating patients with red eyes. The various treatment options for each differential diagnosis will be reviewed along with a discussion on clinical protocols, analysis of traditional and advanced diagnostic technologies and the most innovative treatments and procedures available.

Jun-20-2018
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Stroke Optometric Rehab
Brenda H. Montecalvo, OD
Stroke Optometric Rehab

Optometric vision therapy is a powerful tool used to help stroke patients regain lost skills. Learn how to design and implement an effective program to provide high yield outcomes. An exciting presentation, designed for the therapist/doctor to gain confidence when working with stroke patients. Discover how to help change more lives in the therapy room so you can make a difference and reduce the struggle and frustration faced by stoke victims.

Jun-20-2018
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Myopia Control Update for the Primary Care OD
Christopher Wolfe, OD
Myopia Control Update for the Primary Care OD

An update of current literature on myopia control allows for a practical understanding of treatment approaches. Information provided in this course will be a clinically practical guide that focuses on content of evidence-based ocular care.

Jun-20-2018
1:00PM - 3:00PM
Delegation - How to Work SMARTER
Mary Schmidt, ABOC, CPO
Delegation - How to Work SMARTER

Your greatest asset is your team. Your biggest headaches can be caused by…your team. How can you inspire, set realistic goals, and understand how to create and keep a positive workplace? This course will help you to understand how to share the duties and responsibilities with your team. You will walk through methods to establish goals and objectives, set performance standards, develop job descriptions and performance appraisals. You will learn which tasks to never delegate and, ultimately how this all impacts the practice economics.

Jun-20-2018
1:00PM - 4:30PM
CPR Course / Red Cross
Red Cross
CPR Course / Red Cross

CPR Adult/Pediatric/AED Advance Registration & Fee Required

Jun-20-2018
1:00PM - 3:00PM
Scleral Lens Grand Rounds: Advanced Tips for Practitioners
Andrew Morgenstern, OD; Langis Michaud, OD
Scleral Lens Grand Rounds: Advanced Tips for Practitioners

This lecture aims to target practitioners with some experience in scleral lens fitting. It addresses the most common troubleshooting issues a practitioner may encounter and provides several strategies to fix the problems. This is a grand round of clinical specialty cases with the goal to enhance the capability of troubleshooting scleral lens issues and to optimize the fitting.

Jun-20-2018
1:00PM - 2:00PM
An Optometrists Guide to Corneal Crosslinking
Clark Chang, OD
An Optometrists Guide to Corneal Crosslinking

Significant impairments can result if cornea ectatic diseases, such as keratoconus, are left untreated. Thus, It is imperative for optometrist to know the most current treatment recommendations. Disease stabilization with corneal crosslinking is a new emerging key concept in this new era of keratoconus management. This course will discuss crosslinking treatment techniques, patient selections, expected outcomes and ongoing clinical investigations.

Jun-20-2018
1:00PM - 3:00PM
Vision Rehab Panel
Carl Garbus, OD Bhavani Iyer, OD Jason Clopton, OD John Rundquist, OD
Vision Rehab Panel

Jun-20-2018
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Contact Lens Fitting After Corneal Cross-Linking and Intacs
Clark Chang, OD
Contact Lens Fitting After Corneal Cross-Linking and Intacs

Given the new management focus on keratoconus stabilization while reducing irregular corneal optics, more patient encounters after corneal cross-linking and Intacs will be seen in optometric practices. This course explains the basic contact lens fitting principles in these patients.

Jun-20-2018
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Customer Service - Absolute DON'Ts
Mary Schmidt, ABO, CPO
Customer Service - Absolute DON'Ts

This course is designed to help staff understand how to prevent problem situations. It will create an awareness of where they the problem begins and new and different techniques for prevention. Each attendee will learn how to evaluated themselves and communicate more effectively with patients. The goal of this workshop is to improve patient relations and increase professionalism and pride in staff members.

Jun-20-2018
3:00PM - 5:00PM
Refractive Surgery Update
Josh K. Johnston, OD Clark Chang, OD Sondra Black, OD
Refractive Surgery Update

New updates in refrative surgery

Jun-20-2018
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Diabetometry and Diabetometrists: Metabolic Syndrome, Hypertension and Lipid Levels American Optometric Association (AOA) Diabetes Guideline EBO Committee Course
Andrew Morgenstern, OD
Diabetometry and Diabetometrists: Metabolic Syndrome, Hypertension and Lipid Levels American Optometric Association (AOA) Diabetes Guideline EBO Committee Course

Will be discussing the Evidence Based Guideline procedure and steps

Jun-20-2018
3:00PM - 4:00PM
KORB Award Lecture
KORB Award Lecture

TBD

Jun-20-2018
4:00PM - 5:00PM
Building A Strong Team
Mary Schmidt, ABOC, CPO
Building A Strong Team

What is Team Building? It means different things to different people. Sometimes it’s difficult to define. This program will give you a definition and the skills to create your own. In the competitive market today, your team is critical to your success. Having the team work together, support each other and provide a quality experience for your patient will make the difference between success and mediocrity.

Jun-20-2018
4:00PM - 5:00PM
Nutritional Supplementation for Ocular Conditions
Elizabeth Steele, OD
Nutritional Supplementation for Ocular Conditions

Multivitamins are the most commonly used dietary supplements, accounting for almost 6 billion in annuals sales in 2015 according to the NIH. This lecture will review the ocular conditions for which nutritional supplementation has been suggested, and will discuss safety as well as efficacy for each