“As the first major organization to bring back live CE in 2021, we are building on that momentum and will deliver a relevant and comprehensive course curriculum for 2022,” says Paul C. Ajamian, OD General Chairman. The SECO 2022 program has been thoughtfully developed to maximize your in-person experience, while respecting current guidelines and comfort without compromising safety. For our loyal attendees not able to travel, a concurrent virtual program will be available on SECO’s proven platform that was rolled out to thousands of doctors during the pandemic. The entire education committee, along with the officers and staff, look forward to hosting you in fabulous New Orleans from March 9-13, 2022!

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Paul C. Ajamian, OD
SECO Continuing Education General Chair
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SECO International extends its appreciation to the following for their unrestricted educational grant support of the SECO 2022 continuing education program.

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Crs#Presentation TitleSpeakersDateStart TimeEnd TimeCourse DescriptionHoursCOPECOPE CategoryCEE TQKY ETPABONCLEAOA PARAOD FL CE BROKEROD SC CE BROKEROPTICIAN FL CE BROKEROPTICIAN SC CE BROKERAudienceVirtual
61820344501Ocular Surface Disease Update: What’s New in 2022Pam Theriot, OD3/9/202211:00 AM1:00 PMGet up to date with what is new in ocular surface disease. We will cover new definitions, research, diagnostics, in office procedures, prescription medications, OTC medications, at home therapies, clean cosmetics, and what's in the pipeline. This specialty of care is experiencing rapid growth, so don't get left behind!2YESANTERIOR SEGMENT (AS)PENDINGNONONOYESPENDINGPENDINGPENDINGNOOD; AHPNO
71867999V501Ocular Surface Disease Update: What’s New in 2022Pam Theriot, OD3/9/202211:00 AM1:00 PMGet up to date with what is new in ocular surface disease. We will cover new definitions, research, diagnostics, in office procedures, prescription medications, OTC medications, at home therapies, clean cosmetics, and what's in the pipeline. This specialty of care is experiencing rapid growth, so don't get left behind!2YESANTERIOR SEGMENT (AS)NONONOYESNOPENDINGNONOOD; AHPYES
81870031300OD Lunch Symposium3/9/20221:00 PM2:00 PM0NONONONONONONONONONOODNOSymposium
91820363701 Contrast Sensitivity & Visual PerceptionPete Hanlin, LDO, ABOM3/9/20222:00 PM3:00 PMAlthough "20/20" is often used to describe "good vision," the actual quality of a patient's vision is more accurately quantified by their contrast sensitivity function. This course provides an understanding of contrast sensitivity, and details the impact it has on the quality of vision and the results with prescribed spectacles.1NONONOYESNONONONOYESYESAHPNO
101868000V701 Contrast Sensitivity & Visual PerceptionPete Hanlin, LDO, ABOM3/9/20222:00 PM3:00 PMAlthough "20/20" is often used to describe "good vision," the actual quality of a patient's vision is more accurately quantified by their contrast sensitivity function. This course provides an understanding of contrast sensitivity, and details the impact it has on quality of vision and the results with prescribed spectacles.1NONOYESNONONONOAHPYES
111820392502AMD: Earlier Detection and Improved OutcomesMohammad Rafieetary, OD3/9/20222:00 PM4:00 PMThis course is designed to enhance attendees' understanding of the pathogenesis and staging of AMD, with an emphasis on intermediate dry disease and its conversion to the neovascular (wet) form. Clinicians will be able to confidently recommend a remote (home) monitoring program to enhance detection of conversion to neovascular AMD earlier, while visual function is still good.2YESPOSTERIOR SEGMENT (PS)PENDINGNONONOYESPENDINGPENDINGPENDINGNOOD; AHPNO
121868001V502AMD: Earlier Detection and Improved OutcomesMohammad Rafieetary, OD3/9/20222:00 PM4:00 PMThis course is designed to enhance attendees' understanding of the pathogenesis and staging of AMD, with an emphasis on intermediate dry disease and its conversion to the neovascular (wet) form. Clinicians will be able to confidently recommend a remote (home) monitoring program to enhance detection of conversion to neovascular AMD earlier, while visual function is still good.2YESPOSTERIOR SEGMENT (PS)NONONOYESNOPENDINGNONOOD; AHPYES
131820387401MedPRO360: Eyewear Trends and Selection TechniquesLaurie Pierce3/9/20222:00 PM4:00 PMOptical businesses with fashion savvy are gaining momentum. This course will discuss growing fashion trends, and how to translate fashion patterns into optical trends. The Fashion Pyramid will be presented, along with the concepts of cool and warm tones,face shapes, and the lines that create an oval.2YESPRACTICE MANAGEMENT (PM)NONOYESNONONONOYESNOOD; AHPNO
141843714514Act Today, Change Tomorrow: MiSight® CertificationJustin Kwan, OD3/9/20222:30 PM4:00 PMMyopia Certificate Program - not for credit . Changing the lives of millions of children with progressing myopia means changing how the profession addresses it. Prescribe the first and only FDA-approved* MiSight® 1 day myopia control soft contact lenses so that age-appropriate children enjoy the benefits of having their vision corrected while simultaneously slowing the progression of their myopia. Together, we can ensure children with myopia have a more Brilliant Future. *Indications for use: MiSight® 1 day (omafilcon A) soft (hydrophilic) contact lenses for daily wear are indicated for the correction of myopic ametropia and for slowing the progression of myopia in children with non-diseased eyes, who at the initiation of treatment are 8-12 years of age and have a refraction of -0.75 to 4.00 diopters (spherical equivalent) with ≤ 0.75 diopters of astigmatism. The lens is to be discarded after each removal.NO CENONONONONONONONONONOOD; AHPNO
151868002V729Accommodation & Convergence 101Pete Hanlin, LDO, ABOM3/9/20223:00 PM4:00 PMUnderstanding the vital role the Accommodation Convergence / Accommodation (ACA) Ratio plays in vision is crucial in understanding the symptoms and challenges some patients face with corrective eyewear. This course provides opticians with a solid grasp of the concepts associated with accommodation and convergence.1NONOYESNONONONOAHPYES
161842296729Accommodation & Convergence 101Pete Hanlin, LDO, ABOM3/9/20223:00 PM4:00 PMUnderstanding the vital role the Accommodation Convergence / Accommodation (ACA) Ratio plays in vision is crucial in understanding the symptoms and challenges some patients face with corrective eyewear. This course provides opticians with a solid grasp of the concepts associated with accommodation and convergence.1NONONOYESNONONONOPENDINGPENDINGAHPNO
171820403402MedPRO360: How To Develop Your Business in a Corporate SettingMaria Sampalis, OD3/9/20224:15 PM5:15 PMLearn how to start a business in the corporate setting. Emphasis will be placed on negotiating a contract and navigating the landscape.1YESPRACTICE MANAGEMENT (PM)NONONONONOPENDINGNONONOOD; AHPNO
181820333V503Glaucoma: What Would You Do?Chris Borgman, OD3/9/20224:15 PM5:15 PMThis course is designed to present challenging and/or unique glaucoma scenarios with multiple treatment options, and attendees will participate and "choose" the best treatments using interactive polling. Just a few of the topics we will discuss include when to abandon prostaglandins, what are the best add-on medications when the IOP isn't low enough, and much more.1YESGLAUCOMA (GL)NONONOYESNOPENDINGNONOOD; AHPYES
191868003503Glaucoma: What Would You Do?Chris Borgman, OD3/9/20224:15 PM5:15 PMThis course is designed to present challenging and/or unique glaucoma scenarios with multiple treatment options, and attendees will participate and "choose" the best treatments using interactive polling. Just a few of the topics we will discuss include when to abandon prostaglandins, what are the best add-on medications when the IOP isn't low enough, and much more.1YESGLAUCOMA (GL)NONONONOYESPENDINGPENDINGPENDINGNOOD; AHPNO
201868004702Fitting Pediatric EyewearDiane Drake3/9/20224:15 PM5:15 PMThis course is designed to give statistics and information that should help grow your pediatric practice. Vision concerns that are pertinent to children will be addressed. Internal as well as external marketing, in-office merchandising, communicating with children and their parents, and dispensing fashionable and functional eyewear will all be covered.1NONONOYESNONONONOYESYESAHPNO
211820347V702Fitting Pediatric EyewearDiane Drake3/9/20224:15 PM5:15 PMThis course is designed to give statistics and information that should help grow your pediatric practice. Vision concerns that are pertinent to children will be addressed. Internal as well as external marketing, in-office merchandising, communicating with children and their parents, and dispensing fashionable and functional eyewear will all be covered.1NONONOYESNONONONONONOAHPYES
221842305515Act Today, Change Tomorrow: Paragon CRT CertificationKelly Voltz, OD3/9/20224:15 PM5:15 PMMyopia Certificate Program - Not for credit Paragon CRT® is the pioneering lens design that helped set the standard for Ortho-K worldwide. As myopia management quickly becomes the standard of care for pediatric patients, it is important to explore treatment options that suit different patient populations, prescriptions, and lifestyles. During this session, you'll have the opportunity to become certified to prescribe Paragon CRT and CRT Dual Axis® to offer your patients the flexibility, customization, and quality to stand out and change lives.NO CENONONONONONONONONONOOD; AHPNO
231870032301OD/AHP Joint Dinner Symposium - Experience and Evidence: Insights on Chronic Dry Eye ManagementCooper Vision: Justin Kwan, OD and Kelly Voltz, OD / Allergan, an Abbvie Company: Marc Bloomenstein, OD3/9/20225:15 PM6:15 PMNo Child Left Behind Justin Kwan, OD and Kelly Voltz, OD Experience and Evidence: Insights on Chronic Dry Eye Management Marc Bloomenstein, OD0NONONONONONONONONONOOD; AHPNOSymposium
241842308900Strutting Your Stuff: Modern Day Aesthetics and NOLA Architectural Walking Tour [OFFSITE]Chris Wroten, OD3/9/20226:30 PM8:30 PMThe breadth and scope of therapies and procedures Doctors of Optometry can offer patients to simultaneously correct disorders, enhance function, and improve the cosmetic appearance of the eye and its adnexa has exponentially increased. This fast-paced, multimedia course provides a broad overview of optometric aesthetic therapies, including oral and topical medications, over-the-counter remedies, injectable neuromodulators, radio frequency technology, intense pulsed light, and plasma ablation.1YESSURGERY PROCEDURES (SP)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
271820379704Circadian Rhythms & Blue LightJackie O'Keefe3/10/20227:00 AM8:00 AMThe ophthalmic world has been paying closer attention to blue light lately. Whether this light is artificial from smart devices or natural from the sun, Blue Violet light rays known as High Energy Visible (HEV) light may cause harm to the human eye. Discover the impact of these powerful light rays and learn how to prevent prolonged exposure for you and your patients.1NONONOYESNONONONOYESYESAHPNO
281868010V704Circadian Rhythms & Blue LightJackie O'Keefe3/10/20227:00 AM8:00 AMThe ophthalmic world has been paying closer attention to blue light lately. Whether this light is artificial from smart devices or natural from the sun, Blue Violet light rays known as High Energy Visible (HEV) light may cause harm to the human eye. Discover the impact of these powerful light rays and learn how to prevent prolonged exposure for you and your patients.1NONOYESNONONONOAHPYES
291820345102See the Light! Adding IPL to Your PracticeSelina McGee, OD3/10/20227:00 AM8:00 AMIntense Pulsed Light or (IPL) is technology that opens a whole new realm of possibilities in the treatment of dry eye. Are you curious about adding IPL to your practice? Come See the Light!1YESANTERIOR SEGMENT (AS)NOPENDINGNONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
301820340505Screening for Skin CancerRich Castillo, OD, DO3/10/20227:00 AM8:00 AMA comprehensive approach towards skin cancer screening in optometric practice. Rational for screening, review of histology and evolution of skin cancer, and the pre-cancerous and cancerous lesions of primary importance in optometric practice will be discussed.1YESANTERIOR SEGMENT (AS)NONONONOYESPENDINGPENDINGPENDINGNOOD; AHPNO
311868009V505Screening for Skin CancerRich Castillo, OD, DO3/10/20227:00 AM8:00 AMA comprehensive approach towards skin cancer screening in optometric practice. Rational for screening, review of histology and evolution of skin cancer, and the pre-cancerous and cancerous lesions of primary importance in optometric practice will be discussed.1YESANTERIOR SEGMENT (AS)NONONOYESNOPENDINGNONOOD; AHPYES
321820393101Image-in That! Scanning for Retinal DiseaseMohammad Rafieetary, OD3/10/20227:00 AM8:00 AMImaging technologies have significantly changed how we manage eye disease. This lecture delves into OCT cross-sectional and thickness map analysis as investigational tools in evaluating a variety of vitreoretinal diseases, including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and vascular occlusions.1YESPERI OPERATIVE (PO)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
341868011V105The Pressure is On: Managing Challenging Cases in GlaucomaMark Dunbar, OD3/10/20228:15 AM10:15 AMChallenging glaucoma cases will be presented that have difficult management and treatment considerations. Is it glaucoma? Has this patient progressed? Do we need to add or change therapy? What happens when the OCT and visual field do not make sense with the clinical presentation. These questions and much more will be explored.2YESGLAUCOMA (GL)NONONONONOPENDINGNONOODYES
351820350105The Pressure is On: Managing Challenging Cases in GlaucomaMark Dunbar, OD3/10/20228:15 AM10:15 AMChallenging glaucoma cases will be presented that have difficult management and treatment considerations. Is it glaucoma? Has this patient progressed? Do we need to add or change therapy? What happens when the OCT and visual field do not make sense with the clinical presentation. These questions and much more will be explored.2YESGLAUCOMA (GL)PENDINGNONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
361820374711Scribe Boot CampLynn Lawrence; Sharon Carter3/10/20228:15 AM10:15 AMThis course is designed to outline the basics requirements for ophthalmic scribe training. The course will cover the relationship between the provider and the scribe, anatomy and physiology of the eye, a review of human anatomical systems, elements of a comprehensive eye exam, ocular diseases, and billing and coding. The course will highlight the requirements for a scribe’s interaction with an ophthalmic provider.2NONONONONOYESNONOPENDINGNOAHPNO
371820364507Dry Eye & Contacts: Put On, Soak In, Drop Out!Milton Hom, OD3/10/20228:15 AM10:15 AMSince the invention of soft lenses in the 60s, we have been struggling with contact lens discomfort and induced dryness. Treatments have evolved but have also become more confusing. We will look at the traditional choices for CL dryness like one days, monthly non silicone hydrogel materials, hydrogen peroxide disinfection and rewetting drops, vs the disease based options like loteprednol, cyclosporine and anti-histamines.2YESANTERIOR SEGMENT (AS)NONOYESYESYESPENDINGPENDINGYESYESOD; AHPNO
381820339103Introduction to Optometric Office-based Surgical ProceduresRich Castillo, OD, DO3/10/20228:15 AM10:15 AMThis course serves as a broad introduction to the spectrum of office-based non-laser surgical procedures routinely performed in optometric practice. The course reviews the anatomical and histological correlates to successful surgical planning, introducing elements of asepsis and infection control, anesthesia considerations, skin cancer screening and detection, pre- and post-operative planning, and includes video demonstration and discussion of various excisional and biopsy techniques. Optometric Office Surgery STARTS HERE!2YESSURGERY PROCEDURES (SP)NOPENDINGNONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
391820356506Modern Day DiabetesJeffry Gerson, OD3/10/20228:15 AM10:15 AMThis course will discuss diabetes not only from the ophthalmic perspective, but also the systemic. The importance of systemic diabetes will be discussed and how it relates to the optometrist. Practical strategies for patient care will be reviewed.2YESSYSTEMIC/OCULAR DISEASE (SD)NONOYESNOYESPENDINGPENDINGYESYESOD; AHPNO
401820341V404MedPRO360: Top 10 Mistakes Practices Make With Their MarketingTrudi Charest3/10/20228:15 AM10:15 AMBy understanding the 10 mistakes practices make with marketing, you can kick start the growth of your practice, new or established. This course will provide lots of tips that will help you build a better marketing strategy.2YESPRACTICE MANAGEMENT (PM)NOYESYESNONONONONOOD; AHPYES
411868012404MedPRO360: Top 10 Mistakes Practices Make With Their MarketingTrudi Charest3/10/20228:15 AM10:15 AMBy understanding the 10 mistakes practices make with marketing, you can kick start the growth of your practice, new or established. This course will provide lots of tips that will help you build a better marketing strategy.2YESPRACTICE MANAGEMENT (PM)NONOYESYESNOPENDINGPENDINGNONOOD; AHPNO
421820402405MedPRO360: Create a Lead Management Strategy to Drive Patients to Your PracticeBobby Saenz, OD3/10/202210:30 AM11:30 AMThis interactive session will discuss the best ways to help your practice grow. Various strategic systems and technologies will be discussed, from complex to automated to simple and inexpensive.1YESPRACTICE MANAGEMENT (PM)NONOYESYESNOPENDINGNOPENDINGNOOD; AHPNO
431820370705Revolutionary Dry Eye Technology for Technicians and OpticiansDave Kading, OD3/10/202210:30 AM11:30 AMA careful review of diagnostic tools for MGD, dry eye, and inflammation will be covered as well as methods of differentiation of the various types of dry eye. Additionally, therapeutic mechanisms for managing the condition will be covered.1NONONOYESYESYESNONOYESYESAHPNO
441820394108When the Urgent & Extraordinary KnocksMohammad Rafieetary, OD3/10/202210:30 AM12:30 PMThis lecture explores a number of clinical scenarios that can threaten vision and possibly the patient's life, with tips on how to react quickly and appropriately. Topics include a decision tree on who the best referral sources are, and how to establish meaningful relationships with those sources in your community.2YESSYSTEMIC/OCULAR DISEASE (SD)PENDINGNONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
451820404107A New Paradigm for Amblyopia ManagementBob Sanet, OD; Pilar Vergara, OD3/10/202210:30 AM12:30 PMEvery clinician has experienced the hassles of achieving good compliance with an amblyopia patching regimen. New studies indicate that there is an easier, faster, and less traumatic approach that can produce dramatically more effective clinical outcomes without the need for any patching at all. This course will present the New Amblyopia Treatment Paradigm for mild to moderate amblyopia using a step by step approach.2YESFUNCTIONAL VISION/PEDIATRICS (FV)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
461868013V106Neuro, Optic Nerve, & Orbital BrainteasersChris Borgman, OD3/10/202210:30 AM12:30 PMThis grand-rounds style course will review and discuss some not so common neuro-optometry and orbital cases. The ocular anatomy, physiology, and pathology will be reviewed along with current management concepts.2YESNEURO OPTOMETRY (NO)NONONONOPENDINGNONOODYES
471820334106Neuro, Optic Nerve, & Orbital BrainteasersChris Borgman, OD3/10/202210:30 AM12:30 PMThis grand-rounds style course will review and discuss some not so common neuro-optometry and orbital cases. The ocular anatomy, physiology, and pathology will be reviewed along with current management concepts.2YESNEURO OPTOMETRY (NO)PENDINGNONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
481820351109Case Files from Bascom PalmerMark Dunbar, OD3/10/202210:30 AM12:30 PMCases seen at one of the top eye hospitals in the world will be discussed, ranging from anterior segment conditions to retina and neuro-ophthalmic disease. We will explore the use of ancillary imaging studies in helping to establish a diagnosis and how that this evolved over the past 30 years.2YESGENERAL OPTOMETRY (GO)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
491820378706I Can't See: Troubleshooting Rx ComplaintsJackie O'Keefe3/10/202210:30 AM11:30 PMThe most frustrating part of the day can be when your patient walks in the dispensary and declares…I can’t see! Let’s turn this potential negative encounter into a positive and productive one. This course is ideal for the new eye care professional and a great reminder for the more seasoned ones as well.1NONONOYESYESNONONOYESYESAHPNO
501868014V706I Can't See: Troubleshooting Rx ComplaintsJackie O'Keefe3/10/202210:30 AM11:30 PMThe most frustrating part of the day can be when your patient walks in the dispensary and declares…I can’t see! Let’s turn this potential negative encounter into a positive and productive one. This course is ideal for the new eye care professional and a great reminder for the more seasoned ones as well.1NONOYESYESNONOAHPYES
511870034303AHP Lunch Symposium3/10/202211:30 AM12:30 PM0NONONONONONONONONONOAHPNOSymposium
521820388406MedPRO360: Communication Skills to Improve Your PracticeLaurie Pierce3/10/202212:30 PM1:30 PMCommunication skills are important to make our patients/clients feel understood. This course will highlight the various preferred communication styles: Feeler, Thinker, Sensor and Intuitive. We will match words and phrases to mirror their preferred communication style, in an effort to connect in a more meaningful way.1NONONOYESYESNONONOPENDINGNOAHPNO
531820375707Ocular History TakingLynn Lawrence3/10/202212:30 PM1:30 PMThis class will discuss how to obtain a thorough patient case history. This course will assist attendees how effective and concise case histories can impact the outcome of the overall exam.1NONONOYESNOYESNONOPENDINGPENDINGAHPNO
541870033302OD Lunch Symposium: Delight Patients & Grow the Practice with Contact Lens Innovations – Panel DiscussionJohnson & Johnson Vision: Kurt Moody, OD; Chandra Mickles, OD; and Carol Alexander, OD / Second Sponsor: TBD 3/10/202212:30 PM1:30 PMJohnson & Johnson Vision; Products, Innovation and Advocacy Kurt Moody, OD; Chandra Mickles, OD; and Carol Alexander, OD Second Sponsor Presentation TBD0NONONONONONONONONONOODNOSymposium
551820411708Power Optics: Calculating Position of WearPhernell Walker3/10/202212:30 PM1:30 PMJoin Phernell Walker, Master Optician, as he explores how to calculate power compensated lenses. Topics include compensation for spherical and cylinder vertex, pantoscopic and parabolic tilt, and MRP placement.1NONONOYESNONONONOYESYESAHPNO
561868015V708Power Optics: Calculating Position of WearPhernell Walker3/10/202212:30 PM1:30 PMJoin Phernell Walker, Master Optician, as he explores how to calculate power compensated lenses. Topics include compensation for spherical and cylinder vertex, pantoscopic and parabolic tilt, and MRP placement.1NONOYESNONONONOAHPYES
571820420V709The Tech's Role in the Management of Ocular EmergenciesVince Young, MD3/10/20221:45 PM2:45 PMProper triage of ocular emergencies contributes greatly to successful management. The technician is often the first member of the team to encounter the emergency patient. It is important you recognize emergencies, take proper histories, communicate efficiently and calmly, and assist with treatment.1NONOYESNOYESNONOAHPYES
581868017709The Tech's Role in the Management of Ocular EmergenciesVince Young, MD3/10/20221:45 PM2:45 PMProper triage of ocular emergencies contributes greatly to successful management. The technician is often the first member of the team to encounter the emergency patient. It is important you recognize emergencies, take proper histories, communicate efficiently and calmly, and assist with treatment.1NONONOYESNOYESNONOPENDINGPENDINGAHPNO
591820352111My Vision is Blurry: Could it be My Meds?Mark Dunbar, OD3/10/20221:45 PM2:45 PMThere are over 75 different classes of systemic medications and almost all of them have been associated with ocular side effects. This course will uses cases to highlight the ocular side-effects of some of the key systemic medications in addition to others that may take you by surprise. We will discuss strategies to help you determine if any medications that your patient is taking may be affecting their eyes.1YESPHARMACOLOGY (PH)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
601820335112OCT Grand RoundsChris Borgman, OD3/10/20221:45 PM2:45 PMThis course will highlight the use of OCT in relatively new and/or unique ways outside of the typical glaucoma and maculopathy scenarios. Attendees should gain a broader view of the use of OCT technology in their practices.1YESPRINCIPLES OF DIAGNOSIS (PD)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
611868016V112OCT Grand RoundsChris Borgman, OD3/10/20221:45 PM2:45 PMThis course will highlight the use of OCT in relatively new and/or unique ways outside of the typical glaucoma and maculopathy scenarios. Attendees should gain a broader view of the use of OCT technology in their practices.1YESPRINCIPLES OF DIAGNOSIS (PD)NONONONONOPENDINGNONOODYES
621820357110Ocular Nutrition ControversiesJeffry Gerson, OD3/10/20221:45 PM2:45 PMNutrition plays an important role in systemic and ocular health. This course will use case studies and references to science and medical literature to demonstrate how nutrition can benefit your patients. The topics will range from A to Z (Astaxanthin to Zeaxanthin), and from foods to supplements and beyond. We will focus on retinal diseases but touch on computer vision syndrome, diabetes and the ocular surface as well. Practical strategies will be discussed using interaction with attendees in a way that will make this topic easy to implement in every-day practice.1YESPHARMACOLOGY (PH)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
631820396407MedPRO360: From 17 to 100 employees; Pearls From a Growing PracticeBobby Saenz, OD3/10/20221:45 PM2:45 PMThis course will focus on culture, core values, team accountability, and providing extraordinary customer service. In addition to an overview of the biggest mistakes we have made, this course will discuss ways personality testing can be used to find the best position for an employee.1YESPRACTICE MANAGEMENT (PM)NONOYESYESNOPENDINGNOPENDINGNOOD; AHPNO
641820369508Scleral Lens Basics: Getting StartedDave Kading, OD3/10/20221:45 PM2:45 PMScleral Lenses have come a long way since their reemergence into the eyecare space 20 years ago. This course is for the rookie scleral lens fitter, or someone who has just dipped their toe in. We will look at what you need to get started, hint: it isn’t much. We will evaluate what you are looking for when evaluating a lens and what you need to do to get a lens on the eye.1YESCONTACT LENSES (CL)NONONOYESYESPENDINGPENDINGYESYESOD; AHPNO
651820353V60Special Session: Hot Topics in Neuro-OptometryRich Castillo, OD, DO; Chris Borgman, OD; Kelsey Moody Mileski, OD3/10/20223:00 PM5:00 PMDuring this lecture, we will discuss clinical, research and therapeutic updates on topics related to neuro-optometry. This session will be led by three optometrists from three different clinical backgrounds to encompass all aspects of optometric care. We will discuss disease processes including giant cell arteritis, optic neuritis, thyroid eye disease and papilledema. In addition, we will discuss concerning neurologic symptoms including vision loss, photopsia and headache and the potential need for work-up. Finally, we will discuss behavioral optometry and the role of the optometrist in treating these patients.2YESNEURO OPTOMETRY (NO)NONOPENDINGNOPENDINGNONOOD; AHPYES
66186801860Special Session: Hot Topics in Neuro-OptometryKelsey Moody Mileski, OD; Rich Castillo, OD, DO; Pilar Vergara, OD3/10/20223:00 PM5:00 PMDuring this lecture, we will discuss clinical, research and therapeutic updates on topics related to neuro-optometry. This session will be led by three optometrists from three different clinical backgrounds to encompass all aspects of optometric care. We will discuss disease processes including giant cell arteritis, optic neuritis, thyroid eye disease and papilledema. In addition, we will discuss concerning neurologic symptoms including vision loss, photopsia and headache and the potential need for work-up. Finally, we will discuss behavioral optometry and the role of the optometrist in treating these patients.2YESNEURO OPTOMETRY (NO)NONONONOPENDINGPENDINGPENDINGPENDINGNOOD; AHPNO
671820391710Sister Act II: The O'Keefe's All New Optical TipsLaurie Pierce; Jackie O'Keefe; Candace O'Keefe3/10/20223:00 PM5:00 PMThe O’Keefe Sisters are back with their top optical tips. They will share their experiences in areas such as communication skills, running effective meetings, hand measuring techniques, tracking benchmarks in the practice, cross-training team members, optical fashion trends, digital eye strain and more.2NONONOYESNOYESNONOYESYESAHPNO
681868019V710Sister Act II: The O'Keefe's All New Optical TipsLaurie Pierce; Jackie O'Keefe; Candace O'Keefe3/10/20223:00 PM5:00 PMThe O’Keefe Sisters are back with their top optical tips. They will share their experiences in areas such as communication skills, running effective meetings, hand measuring techniques, tracking benchmarks in the practice, cross-training team members, optical fashion trends, digital eye strain and more.2NONOYESNOYESNONOAHPYES
691820355408MedPRO360 Facilitated Learning Lab: Onboarding New Hires- Staff TrainingTami Franklin3/10/20223:00 PM5:00 PMOnboarding staff is one of the most critical times after hiring to having a successful team within the practice. We will have a discussion around how those attending this session onboard and train staff, when and what is done to get the new staff person up and going and some of the best ideas from the attendees. In addition, how staff certification plays a role in the depth of training and staff retention.2YESPRACTICE MANAGEMENT (PM)NONOYESNONOPENDINGNOPENDINGNOOD; AHPNO
701842350901As Seen on TV – Designer Drugs and their Ocular Side Effects presented with the New Orleans City Tour by Night [OFFSITE]Caroline Pate, OD3/10/20227:00 PM9:30 PM1hr CE & NOLA deluxe motor coach city tour Even when taken properly, certain systemic medications have the ability to cause ocular side effects. This course will highlight several systemic drugs that can result in ocular complications. Clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of the ocular complications will be discussed.1YESPHARMACOLOGY (PH)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
741820348712Managing Difficult Frame FitsDiane Drake3/11/20227:00 AM8:00 AMThis course will discuss the reasons that eyeglasses fit badly and some solutions for solving these challenges. Included in the discussion will be the fitting triangle, facial anatomical differences, sensitivities, prescription challenges with frames and materials.1NONONOYESNONONONOYESYESAHPNO
751868023V712Managing Difficult Frame FitsDiane Drake3/11/20227:00 AM8:00 AMThis course will discuss the reasons that eyeglasses fit badly and some solutions for solving these challenges. Included in the discussion will be the fitting triangle, facial anatomical differences, sensitivities, prescription challenges with frames and materials.1NONOYESNONONONOAHPYES
761868022V115AMD A to ZJeffry Gerson, OD3/11/20227:00 AM8:00 AMAge related macular degeneration will be explored in detail, from current treatments to future technologies. We will give insight on what patients can expect when they are referred for injections that the OD can not provide.1YESPOSTERIOR SEGMENT (PS)NONONONONOPENDINGNONOODYES
771820358115AMD A to ZJeffry Gerson, OD3/11/20227:00 AM8:00 AMAge related macular degeneration will be explored in detail, from current treatments to future technologies. We will give insight on what patients can expect when they are referred for injections that the OD can not provide.1YESPOSTERIOR SEGMENT (PS)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
781820336114Neuroimaging 101Chris Borgman, OD3/11/20227:00 AM8:00 AMThis course will review and discuss the basic clinical applications and most common uses of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for the everyday, practicing optometrist. This course is intended to be an introductory course to MRI neuroimaging for optometrists who are wanting to get more comfortable ordering and reading their own patients’ MRI scans. Emphasis will be on interpretation of MRI scans in patients with ocular findings secondary to stroke.1YESNEURO OPTOMETRY (NO)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
791820410509Makeup and the Ocular Surface: What You Need to KnowPam Theriot, OD3/11/20227:00 AM8:00 AMClean makeup is not just a buzz word found in fashion magazines. Learn which ingredients are harmful to the ocular surface, which makeup "wear and care" practices our patients should know about, when to dispose of makeup products to avoid contamination and infection, and which brands are safest for the ocular surface.1YESANTERIOR SEGMENT (AS)NONONONOYESPENDINGPENDINGYESNOOD; AHPNO
801820412V713What's New for Opticians and Technicians?Phernell Walker3/11/20228:00 AM10:00 AMLearn how to embrace the new ophthalmic technology so you can give your eye care patients what they really want. This course explores this new era of lens, frame, and optometric exam technology that will inspire you to see eye care in a whole new light.2NONOYESYESYESNONOAHPYES
811868025713What's New for Opticians and Technicians?Phernell Walker3/11/20228:00 AM10:00 AMLearn how to embrace the new ophthalmic technology so you can give your eye care patients what they really want. This course explores this new era of lens, frame, and optometric exam technology that will inspire you to see eye care in a whole new light.2NONONOYESYESYESNONOYESYESAHPNO
821820419V61Special Session: SECO Rapid Fire-Nothing But New!Chris Wroten, OD; Jeffry Gerson, OD; Vince Young, MD; Selina McGee, OD3/11/20228:00 AM10:00 AMThis Special Session will feature four leading experts talking about everything new in eyecare, in a rapid fire format.2YESGENERAL OPTOMETRY (GO)NONONOPENDINGNOPENDINGNONOOD; AHPYES
83186802461Special Session: SECO Rapid Fire-Nothing But New!Chris Wroten, OD; Jeffry Gerson, OD; Vince Young, MD; Selina McGee, OD3/11/20228:00 AM10:00 AMThis Special Session will feature four leading experts talking about everything new in eyecare, in a rapid fire format.2YESGENERAL OPTOMETRY (GO)NONONONOPENDINGPENDINGPENDINGPENDINGNOOD; AHPNO
841820337409MedPRO360 Facilitated Learning Lab: Staffing - Stop the Revolving Door!Sharon Carter3/11/20228:00 AM10:00 AMJust filling a position with a warm body does not help a practice run smoothly. This course will help you establish a process for hiring good, qualified applicants, train them for success, and help put in place policies or incentives that will retain them.2YESPRACTICE MANAGEMENT (PM)NONOYESYESNOPENDINGNOPENDINGNOOD; AHPNO
871820346118Important Lab Testing in OptometryCaroline Pate, OD3/11/202211:00 AM12:00 PMLaboratory testing can be crucial to effective diagnosis and management of ocular disease. Indications and interpretation of pertinent lab tests will be covered in a case-based format.1YESPRINCIPLES OF DIAGNOSIS (PD)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
881820354119Handling End-Stage Vision LossMark Dunbar, OD3/11/202211:00 AM12:00 PMVision loss affects more than 6.5 million people in the United States aged 55 and over and it can occur from any number of causes as we know. When does vision matter in an eye that has end-stage vision loss? How should these eyes be managed and how aggressive do you need to be in treating these eyes? What about the patient who has good vision in one eye but poor vision in the fellow eye. How aggressive do you need to be with the medical management or even optical correction? This course will address these issues and more.1YESLOW VISION (LV)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
891820384117Interventional Glaucoma ManagementLee Peplinski, OD3/11/202211:00 AM12:00 PMWho treats your glaucoma patients? Why, they treat themselves, of course. You simply manage and coach them. What if you intervened instead? It could improve your patient's quality of life, provide a better outcome, save them money, and streamline care. Learn how optometrists now have more opportunities than ever to intervene earlier in the glaucoma process so as to achieve these objectives.1YESGLAUCOMA (GL)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
901820372116Seeing is Believing: The Future of Dry EyeDave Kading, OD3/11/202211:00 AM12:00 PMDry eye has become a dry topic. With so many treatment options and so many diagnostic tests, it can be confusing to know when and how we should use which modality. This course explores the current systems and the way that they miss the mark, along with new and innovative diagnostic measures that can reveal the nature of the patient’s dry eye. Treatments from warm compresses to lid compression to IPL to blink training and supplements will be covered.1YESANTERIOR SEGMENT (AS)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
911868026V117Interventional Glaucoma ManagementLee Peplinski, OD3/11/202211:00 AM12:00 PMWho treats your glaucoma patients? Why, they treat themselves, of course. You simply manage and coach them. What if you intervened instead? It could improve your patient's quality of life, provide a better outcome, save them money, and streamline care. Learn how optometrists now have more opportunities than ever to intervene earlier in the glaucoma process so as to achieve these objectives.1YESGLAUCOMA (GL)NONONONONOPENDINGNONOODYES
921870036305AHP Lunch Symposium - Focus on Presbyopia: Innovative Approaches to Patient ManagementCooper Vision: Arti Shah OD / Allergan, an Abbvie Company: Rachael Wruble, OD3/11/202211:00 AM12:00 PMMyDay® daily disposable multifocal contact lenses: Innovation meets performance Arti Shah OD Learn how MyDay® multifocal meets the needs most commonly identified by both eye care professionals and their presbyopic patients for an optimal multifocal contact lens wearing experience: excellent vision, all-day comfort and ocular health. Focus on Presbyopia: Innovative Approaches to Patient Management Rachael Wruble, OD Dr. Rachael Wruble, a renowned expert, will explore the evolving treatment paradigm for patients with presbyopia0NONONONONONONONONONOAHPNOSymposium
931913524201Vision Therapy Foundations Daniel Press, OD3/11/202211:00 AM12:00 PMThe lecture will cover foundational concepts in vision therapy. Epidemiology of vision disorders that can be treated successfully with vision therapy will be reviewed. Diagnostic evaluations to properly diagnose non-strabismic binocular vision disorders, strabismus, amblyopia and vision problems associated with acquired brain injury will be reviewed along with considerations in patient communication.1YESFUNCTIONAL VISION (FV)NOODNOPresentation Theater
941820360714OCT and Visual Fields: What Tests Are You Doing and Why?Andrew Gurwood, OD; Marc Myers, OD3/11/202212:00 PM1:00 PMWe will discuss the common OCT tests and visual fields that are performed along with a primer on interpretation.1NONONONONOYESNONOPENDINGNOAHPNO
951868027715Understanding the Optics of Strong and Larger LensesLaurie Pierce3/11/202212:00 PM1:00 PMAs frames increase in size we must review the optical concepts that ensue. As eye sizes increase, so do optical aberrations. This course will focus on the major optical aberrations and prismatic effects that occur in larger and stronger lenses, and the optical solutions.1NONONOYESNONONONOYESYESAHPNO
961820389V715Understanding the Optics of Strong and Larger LensesLaurie Pierce3/11/202212:00 PM1:00 PMAs frames increase in size we must review the optical concepts that ensue. As eye sizes increase, so do optical aberrations. This course will focus on the major optical aberrations and prismatic effects that occur in larger and stronger lenses, and the optical solutions.1NONOYESNONONONOAHPYES
971820380410MedPRO360: Making Meetings MatterJackie O'Keefe3/11/202212:00 PM1:00 PMHave you had enough of bored meetings when attending board meetings? Do you feel like a participant? Would they miss you if you were not there? There are ways to effectively run team meetings while having fun at the same time. This course explores how to run live and virtual meetings (when necessary), keeping the lines of communication open and sharing information in an orderly fashion.1NONONOYESYESNONONOPENDINGNOAHPNO
981870035304OD Lunch Symposium3/11/202212:00 PM1:00 PM0NONONONONONONONONONOODNOSymposium
1001820398411MedPRO360: How to Get 1000 Five-Star ReviewsBobby Saenz, OD3/11/20221:15 PM2:15 PMThis course will discuss the benefits of getting good reviews for your practice. We will discuss the methods that can help you get more and better reviews that will pave the way to more new patients.1NONONOYESYESNONONOPENDINGNOAHPNO
1011868028V716Eye Diseases Opticians and Technicians Should Be Familiar WithVince Young, MD3/11/20221:15 PM2:15 PMIn an eyecare office, familiarity breeds success! It is valuable for every member of an ECP office to be familiar with the conditions that will routinely present. More knowledge means better communication and greater success . This discussion is a rapid fire overview of the problems encountered in most offices.1NONOYESYESYESNONOAHPYES
1021820421716Eye Diseases Opticians and Technicians Should Be Familiar WithVince Young, MD3/11/20221:15 PM2:15 PMIn an eyecare office, familiarity breeds success! It is valuable for every member of an ECP office to be familiar with the conditions that will routinely present. More knowledge means better communication and greater success . This discussion is a rapid fire overview of the problems encountered in most offices.1NONONOYESYESYESNONOYESYESAHPNO
1031820413717Prism: Moving Objects in 3D SpacePhernell Walker3/11/20221:15 PM2:15 PMPrism allows us to move objects in 3D space for vision therapy, , double vision, strabismus relief, and traumatic brain injury. Using the Pure Optics method, you will learn how to easily master prism, including induced, prescribed, canceling, combined, mechanical vs. generated prism, bi-centric grinding and ANSI tolerance. This fun and interactive course makes prism easy.1NONONOYESNONONONOYESYESAHPNO
1041913570203You Don't Say: Nonverbal Speaks Louder Than Words, Improves Patient Experience CareNaheed Ahmad, OD3/11/20222:00 PM3:00 PMImproving our communication skills, especially our nonverbal skills can be an easy and very effective way of improving our patient's experience in our office. Patients will perceive their eye care professional as more knowledgeable and caring, with only a few small changes to our method of communication.1YESPRACTICE MANAGEMENT (PM)NOODNOPresentation Theater
1051820368124Human TraffickingApril Jasper, OD3/11/20222:00 PM4:00 PMAccording to Palm Beach County Public Safety and Victim- Services, human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery in which traffickers use force, fraud, or coercion to control victims for the purpose of engaging in commercial sex acts or labor services against a person’s will, often hidden in plain sight. In this course we will discuss all types of human trafficking as well as how to identify individuals who may be victims. We will review what to do if there is suspicion of trafficking and resources available to victims.2YESPUBLIC HEALTH (PB)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1061820385120MythBustersLee Peplinski, OD3/11/20222:00 PM4:00 PMPracticing simply by traditional methods and because ‘that’s the way we’ve always done it’ simply won’t cut it anymore. With all the talk about ‘standard of care’ and ‘preferred practice patterns,’ what do you do when your customary ways are challenged? This course explores some controversial optometric subjects and helps you develop your new evidence-based approach in these areas.2YESPHARMACOLOGY (PH)PENDINGNONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1071820405123No Tears Amblyopia Treatment: Less Hassle & More EffectiveBob Sanet, OD; Pilar Vergara, OD3/11/20222:00 PM4:00 PMThe New Amblyopia Treatment Model will be presented with a the specific step by step treatment sequence which routinely produces rapid clinical outcomes of 20/20 visual acuity and 20 arc seconds of stereopsis. The key factor in achieving this success is prescribing lenses based on the response of the neurology to the lenses and not on visual acuity alone.2YESFUNCTIONAL VISION/PEDIATRICS (FV)PENDINGNONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1081820395121Retinal News: What's Hot, What's NotMohammad Rafieetary, OD3/11/20222:00 PM4:00 PMThis lecture examines a number of innovative concepts pertaining to posterior segment disease, including the utilization of Artificial Intelligence, chemotherapeutic agents, new routes of drug administration and novel surgical techniques. As primary eyecare practitioners, it is incumbent on us to keep abreast of these advancements.2YESPOSTERIOR SEGMENT (PS)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1091868029V120MythBustersLee Peplinski, OD3/11/20222:15 PM4:15 PMPracticing simply by traditional methods and because ‘that’s the way we’ve always done it’ simply won’t cut it anymore. With all the talk about ‘standard of care’ and ‘preferred practice patterns,’ what do you do when your customary ways are challenged? This course explores some controversial optometric subjects and helps you develop your new evidence-based approach in these areas.2YESPHARMACOLOGY (PH)NONONONONOPENDINGNONOODYES
1101913571204Ultra-Widefield Retinal Imaging in OptometryMaurice J. Wilson, OD3/11/20223:00 PM4:00 PMThis course will review the definition of Ultra Widefield Retinal Imaging, review the technologies available, and show how to place this financially in the Optometric practice. Examples of image modalities, autofluorescence and pathology will be presented in a grand rounds review.1YESTREATMENT & MANAGEMENT OF OCULAR DISEASE (TD)NOODNOPresentation Theater
1111820381719Let’s Get Techie With Photochromic LensesJackie O'Keefe3/11/20223:30 PM4:30 PMPhotochromic lenses are convenient, cool, fashionable and functional. Yet what makes this technology so unique? How do they work? What considerations need to be addressed before recommending specific lenses to our patients? These common questions, and others, will be addressed during this course.1NONONOYESNONONONOYESYESAHPNO
1121868030V719Let’s Get Techie With Photochromic LensesJackie O'Keefe3/11/20223:30 PM4:30 PMPhotochromic lenses are convenient, cool, fashionable and functional. Yet what makes this technology so unique? How do they work? What considerations need to be addressed before recommending specific lenses to our patients? These common questions, and others, will be addressed during this course.1NONOYESNONONONOAHPYES
1131820362718Ocular Anatomy: How and Why the Eye WorksAndrew Gurwood, OD; Marc Myers, OD3/11/20223:30 PM4:30 PMThis course will focus on the anatomy of the anterior and posterior segment of the eye. Presentation of the role that ocular structures have in the physiology of vision will also be covered.1NONONOYESNOYESNONOYESYESAHPNO
1141820342412MedPRO360: Finding & Creating Social Media Content,Trudi Charest3/11/20223:30 PM4:30 PMSocial media is constantly changing and growing. This course will tackle the challenges of finding and/or creating amazing content. We will explore Instagram and other platforms beyond Facebook.1NONONOYESYESNONONOPENDINGNOAHPNO
1151868031720AHP General Session: D.I.S.C. Personality Assessments-Building Common Ground One Interaction at a TimeRyan Parker, OD; Pete Hanlin, LDO, ABOM; Brooke Carrasco, ABOC, NCLEC3/11/20224:30 PM6:30 PMThis class will dive into the details of the D.I.S.C. behavioral assessment tool. We will discuss how understanding personality and behavior traits makes office communication easier, and the best ways to alter patient communication to ensure our message lands as intended. The 1st 100 people to register will get a free DISC assessment. This course is supported in part by an unrestricted grant from Essilor.2NONONOYESNONONONOYESNOAHPNO
1161913572206Boxing Out Unconscious Bias: Don’t let your unconscious biases put people in a box!Naheed Ahmad, OD; Essence Johnson, OD3/11/20225:00 PM6:00 PMCategorizing people without realizing it is natural to us all. This course will help attendees recognize these biases and how they may be a barrier to quality care we provide to our patients. We will also give attendees the tools to deal with these biases to provide the best experience for their patients.1YESPUBLIC HEALTH (PB)NOODNOPresentation Theater
1171868032125Pathology PitfallsJill Autry, OD, RPh3/11/20225:00 PM7:00 PMEven the most experienced clinician can be led astray by a poor history, an atypical presentation, or a rarely encountered condition. In this lecture, an ophthalmology center based optometrist will highlight the most commonly seen pathology pitfalls and how to avoid and or manage them appropriately.2YESGENERAL OPTOMETRY (GO)PENDINGNONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1181820361127Management of Ocular Pain: Considerations when Prescribing OpiatesAndrew Gurwood, OD; Marc Myers, OD3/11/20225:00 PM7:00 PMThis course will explore the mechanism of pain associated with diagnoses affecting the ocular adnexa, orbit, and globe. Pain management using a variety of agents will be covered, including the safe prescribing and use of opioid medications.2YESPHARMACOLOGY (PH)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1191820359126Retinal Findings in Systemic DiseaseJeffry Gerson, OD3/11/20225:00 PM7:00 PMThis course will discuss the retinal findings seen with different systemic diseases. The course will cover not only the retinal perspective, but also the systemic perspective causing the changes to the eyes. Appropriate referrals to other eye care professionals and to general medical professionals will be discussed. Practical approaches to discussing these conditions with patients will be addressed in order to give the attendee pearls to use in practice.2YESPOSTERIOR SEGMENT (PS)PENDINGNONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1201820397122Opening Up on Narrow AnglesBobby Saenz, OD3/11/20225:00 PM7:00 PMThis course will discuss what to do with patients with narrow angles and closed angles. Doctors will learn how to correctly identify a narrow angle and also will learn the best treatments for narrow angles. This course will include interactive cases that that were initially misdiagnosed.2YESGLAUCOMA (GL)PENDINGNONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1211820416413MedPRO360 Facilitated Learning Lab: How to Build a Dry Eye Center of ExcellenceChris Wolfe, OD; Selina McGee, OD3/11/20225:15 PM7:15 PMThe presenters will propose a plan to incorporate a dry eye specialty center into your practice. This will include a literature update and return on investment business model. The attendee will evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of testing equipment and treatments related to dry eye management.2YESANTERIOR SEGMENT (AS)NONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNOPENDINGNOOD; AHPNO
1221820329V125Pathology PitfallsJill Autry, OD, RPh3/11/20225:15 PM7:15 PMEven the most experienced clinician can be led astray by a poor history, an atypical presentation, or a rarely encountered condition. In this lecture, an ophthalmology center based optometrist will highlight the most commonly seen pathology pitfalls and how to avoid and or manage them appropriately.2YESGENERAL OPTOMETRY (GO)NONONONOPENDINGNONOODYES
1271842393902Malpractice Misadventures & Culinary Event at The New Orleans School of CookingPaul C. Ajamian, OD3/11/20227:30 PM9:30 PMA variety of potential malpractice scenarios will be discussed, with an analysis of how they could have been avoided. An overview of what a malpractice case entails will be given, from the insurance claim to discovery to deposition to jury selection to trial. We will have our cake and eat it too!1YESETHICS/JURISPRUDENCE (EJ)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1311820349721Secrets of the Lens CrossDiane Drake3/12/20227:00 AM8:00 AMA prescription is more than just the written formula. The powers in different meridians affect not only the visual outcome, but the cosmetic outcome as well. This course will discuss the powers of lenses in all meridians by placing the Rx on a lens cross. Unwanted prism and vertical imbalance will also be covered.1NONONOYESYESNONONOYESYESAHPNO
1321868034V721Secrets of the Lens CrossDiane Drake3/12/20227:00 AM8:00 AMA prescription is more than just the written formula. The powers in different meridians affect not only the visual outcome, but the cosmetic outcome as well. This course will discuss the powers of lenses in all meridians by placing the Rx on a lens cross. Unwanted prism and vertical imbalance will also be covered.1NONOYESYESNONONOAHPYES
1331820399510Cross-Linking: Yay or Nay?Bobby Saenz, OD3/12/20227:00 AM8:00 AMThis interactive course will discuss the most up to date surgical treatment options for keratoconus. Cross Linking is now an approved procedure with no global period, meaning OD's can and should be doing the post operative care. Interactive polling will be used as we go through the surgical decision making and post operative evaluations.1YESANTERIOR SEGMENT (AS)NONONONOYESPENDINGPENDINGYESNOOD; AHPNO
1341868033V129Seeing DoubleKelsey Moody Mileski, OD3/12/20227:00 AM8:00 AMThe course will discuss the evaluation and management of double vision. A case-based approach will include cranial nerve palsies, brainstem motility disorders, neuromuscular disorders, orbital conditions, neurologic disorders and congenital disorders that can result in diplopia. Appropriate testing, including blood work and neuro-imaging, will be reviewed.1YESNEURO OPTOMETRY (NO)NONONONONOPENDINGNONOODYES
1351820377129Seeing DoubleKelsey Moody Mileski, OD3/12/20227:00 AM8:00 AMThe course will discuss the evaluation and management of double vision. A case-based approach will include cranial nerve palsies, brainstem motility disorders, neuromuscular disorders, orbital conditions, neurologic disorders and congenital disorders that can result in diplopia. Appropriate testing, including blood work and neuro-imaging, will be reviewed.1YESNEURO OPTOMETRY (NO)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1361820426128Pre-Op Prep: Optimizing the Ocular SurfacePam Theriot, OD3/12/20227:00 AM8:00 AMA healthy ocular surface is critical in order to get the best post-operative outcomes. Avoiding poor visual results and post-operative dry eyes is easy when the ocular surface is optimized ahead of time. Learn the steps you must take before sending your patients for cataract or refractive surgery and your patients will be happy.1YESANTERIOR SEGMENT (AS)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1371868036722A Little Bit of S.O.A.P. Pete Hanlin, LDO, ABOM; Ryan Parker, OD3/12/20228:00 AM10:00 AMIn the 1970s, Dr. Larry Weed created the "problem-oriented" approach to examination notation- commonly known as S.O.A.P. Today, this examination format is used by practically every medical profession- including optometry. This course provides tips and techniques for everyone in the optometric practice- from front to back office to optician- to focus on the most important portion of the exam, the "S" (subjective history/complaint). When symptoms are identified, patients are more likely to understand and follow prescribed treatment plans.2NONONOYESNOYESNONOYESYESAHPNO
1381820383V722A Little Bit of S.O.A.P. Pete Hanlin, LDO, ABOM; Ryan Parker, OD3/12/20228:00 AM10:00 AMIn the 1970s, Dr. Larry Weed created the "problem-oriented" approach to examination notation- commonly known as S.O.A.P. Today, this examination format is used by practically every medical profession- including optometry. This course provides tips and techniques for everyone in the optometric practice- from front to back office to optician- to focus on the most important portion of the exam, the "S" (subjective history/complaint). When symptoms are identified, patients are more likely to understand and follow prescribed treatment plans.2NONOYESNOYESNONOAHPYES
139182040962Special Session: Glaucoma 2022 - The OD/MD AngleMitchel Ibach, OD; Michael Greenwood, MD3/12/20228:00 AM10:00 AMA well known OD/MD team will discuss all the latest news on glaucoma diagnosis and treatment, and how you can incorporate into your practice immediately.2YESGLAUCOMA (GL)NONONONOPENDINGPENDINGPENDINGPENDINGNOOD; AHPNO
1401868035V62Special Session: Glaucoma 2022 - The OD/MD AngleMitchel Ibach, OD; Michael Greenwood, MD3/12/20228:00 AM10:00 AMA well known OD/MD team will discuss all the latest news on glaucoma diagnosis and treatment, and how you can incorporate into your practice immediately.2YESGLAUCOMA (GL)NONONOYESNOPENDINGNONOOD; AHPYES
1431935759207Utilizing Topical Treatments in Presbyopia – How Will the Paradigm Shift with an Updated Armamentarium?Mile Brujic, OD; Marc Bloomenstein, OD3/12/202210:00 AM11:00 AM1PENDINGPENDINGNOODPresentation Theater
1441820365131Drugs of the FutureMilton Hom, OD3/12/202211:00 AM12:00 PMIs Optometry entering into the golden age of new therapeutics? Not just new drugs, but new drug classes are on the way for those frustrating chronic conditions like demodex blepharitis and meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD), along with presbyopia and myopia. This course will give you a preview of all of them.1YESPHARMACOLOGY (PH)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1451820331511MRIs, CTs, & Lab Work, Oh My!Jill Autry, OD, RPh3/12/202211:00 AM12:00 PMOptometrists often encounter neurological and ophthalmological conditions which warrant imaging of various types with or without labwork. In this lecture, a referral center doctor and pharmacist will detail when and what to order for various disease states.1YESPRINCIPLES OF DIAGNOSIS (PD)NONONONOYESPENDINGPENDINGYESNOOD; AHPNO
1461820422414MedPRO360: Creating Perceived Value for PatientsPete Hanlin, LDO, ABOM3/12/202211:00 AM12:00 PMEveryone places a high value on his/her vision, yet many patients undervalue the optometric services and ophthalmic products that protect their vision. This course provides the fundamentals of creating perceived value, with practical examples of how to do it. A practice which differentiates on quality, service, and convenience will find that there are few barriers to the prices charged for goods and services.1YESPRACTICE MANAGEMENT (PM)NONOYESNONOPENDINGNOPENDINGNOOD; AHPNO
1471868038V414MedPRO360: Creating Perceived Value for PatientsPete Hanlin, LDO, ABOM3/12/202211:00 AM12:00 PMEveryone places a high value on his/her vision, yet many patients undervalue the optometric services and ophthalmic products that protect their vision. This course provides the fundamentals of creating perceived value, with practical examples of how to do it. A practice which differentiates on quality, service, and convenience will find that there are few barriers to the prices charged for goods and services.1YESPRACTICE MANAGEMENT (PM)NOYESNONONONONONOOD; AHPYES
1481820371132Proactively Managing MyopiaDave Kading, OD3/12/202211:00 AM12:00 PMMyopia has moved into a disease state over the last thirty years and affects more people than ever. This course reviews the risks and solutions as well as how to implement them into office in order to take our patients and practices from good to great.1YESGENERAL OPTOMETRY (GO)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1491820400V130Anterior Segment OCT: The Final FrontierBobby Saenz, OD3/12/202211:00 AM12:00 PMKeratoconus and angle closure can both lead to significant visual impairment. However, if caught early, current treatments allow us to prevent vision loss. Clinical cases will help us learn how to use the anterior segment OCT for our keratoconus, refractive surgery, and angle closure patients!1YESANTERIOR SEGMENT (AS)NOPENDINGODYES
1501868037130Anterior Segment OCT: The Final FrontierBobby Saenz, OD3/12/202211:00 AM12:00 PMKeratoconus and angle closure can both lead to significant visual impairment. However, if caught early, current treatments allow us to prevent vision loss. Clinical cases will help us learn how to use the anterior segment OCT for our keratoconus, refractive surgery, and angle closure patients!1YESANTERIOR SEGMENT (AS)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1511820414723Material Matters; A Deep Dive into Lens Substrates and Design OpticsPhernell Walker3/12/202211:00 AM12:00 PMModern lens materials have provided the perfect canvas for the most complex lens designs. This course takes a fun look at why lens materials do matter and can make a big difference in patient outcomes.1NONONOYESNONONONOPENDINGPENDINGAHPNO
1521913573208Scleral Lenses: An Overlooked Option for Dry EyesJoshua Davidson, OD3/12/202211:00 AM12:00 PM1PENDINGPENDINGNOODNOPresentation Theater
1531870038307Student Lunch SymposiumCooper Vision: Steve Rosinski, OD / Alcon: TBD3/12/202211:15 AM12:30 PMMyDay® daily disposable multifocal contact lenses: Innovation meets performance Steve Rosinski, OD Description: Learn how MyDay® multifocal meets the needs most commonly identified by both eye care professionals and their presbyopic patients for an optimal multifocal contact lens wearing experience: excellent vision, all-day comfort and ocular health. Other Presentations TBD0NONONONONONONONONONOStudent, ResidentsNOSymposium
1541820343415MedPRO360: Build A Budget and Full Marketing Plan In An HourTrudi Charest3/12/202212:00 PM1:00 PMThe consumer has changed, practice operations have changed, the entire way we reach people has changed and therefore so should your entire marketing strategy. Let’s help you build a marketing plan and strategy to grow your business now and sustain you in the future. We will walk you through a thorough plan that includes looking at your financials, demographics, business objectives, budgets and building an annual strategy.1NONONOYESNONONONOPENDINGNOAHPNO
1551868039724Fundamentals of Progressive Lens DesignPete Hanlin, LDO, ABOM3/12/202212:00 PM1:00 PMThere are currently well over 100 unique progressive lens designs available to practitioners and consumers in the United States. Market research indicates up to 50% of wearers of "premium" progressive lenses are less than satisfied with their intermediate and near vision. This course provides practical information on fundamental PAL design technologies- along with the real-world differences in the visual quality they provide.1NONONOYESNONONONOPENDINGPENDINGAHPNO
1561820427V724Fundamentals of Progressive Lens DesignPete Hanlin, LDO, ABOM3/12/202212:00 PM1:00 PMThere are currently well over 100 unique progressive lens designs available to practitioners and consumers in the United States. Market research indicates up to 50% of wearers of "premium" progressive lenses are less than satisfied with their intermediate and near vision. This course provides practical information on fundamental PAL design technologies- along with the real-world differences in the visual quality they provide.1NOYESNONONONOAHPYES
1571820330725Pharmacology for Opticians and TechniciansJill Autry, OD, RPh3/12/202212:00 PM1:00 PMOcular pharmacology involves both topical and oral medications for conditions such as infections, glaucoma, inflammatory disease, and even dry eye. In this lecture, a pharmacist and optometrist will detail the most common ocular disease medications and the reasons for their use.1NONONOYESNOYESNONOPENDINGPENDINGAHPNO
1581870037306OD Lunch Symposium - Providing Clarity: Innovations in Presbyopia Management Alcon: TBD / Allergan, an Abbvie Company: Melissa Barnett, OD and Chris Lievens, OD3/12/202212:00 PM1:00 PMFirst Sponsor Presentation TBD Providing Clarity: Innovations in Presbyopia Management Melissa Barnett, OD and Chris Lievens, OD Join us for an educational program that reviews unmet needs in presbyopia and its impact on patients. New management approaches will be explored.0NONONONONONONONONONOODNOSymposium
1591935761209Exploring Treatments on the Horizon in MGD-Associated Dry Eye DiseaseMarc Bloomenstein, OD; Walt Whitley, OD, MBA; Justin Schweitzer, OD3/12/20221:00 PM2:00 PM1PENDINGPENDINGNOODPresentation Theater
1601913574210AMD Prevention through Utilization of Nutraceuticals, Advanced Instrumentation, and Lifestyle Adaptations Melonie Clemmons, OD3/12/20222:00 PM3:00 PMThis course describes in detail, step by step, how to establish a system or protocol for implementing AMD prevention techniques, nutraceutical application and advanced instrumentation options.1PENDINGPENDINGNOODNOPresentation Theater
1611820415726Solutions for AnisometropiaPhernell Walker3/12/20222:00 PM3:00 PMCan you believe over 66% of the world population has anisometropia? This commonly overlooked condition can create a myriad of problems and even result in aniseikonia. This course explores anisometropia, aniseikonia factors, spectacle magnification formulas, and creating lenses to correct the problems.1NONONOYESNOYESNONOPENDINGPENDINGAHPNO
1621820428133Differentiating KeratitisPam Theriot, OD3/12/20222:00 PM3:00 PMOften ocular surface diseases can have similar presentations. Being able to differentiate them easily from the start narrows the treatment plan. This course will review some telltale signs to help distinguish one keratitis from another, including allergic kerato-conjunctivitis, HSV, HZV, Thygesons , and staph lid disease.1YESANTERIOR SEGMENT (AS)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1631868041V726Solutions for AnisometropiaPhernell Walker3/12/20222:00 PM3:00 PMCan you believe over 66% of the world population has anisometropia? This commonly overlooked condition can create a myriad of problems and even result in aniseikonia. This course explores anisometropia, aniseikonia factors, spectacle magnification formulas, and creating lenses to correct the problems.1NOYESNOYESNONOAHPYES
1641820332135Call The Pharmacist! Current Protocols for Ophthalmic MedsJill Autry, OD, RPh3/12/20222:00 PM3:00 PMPharmaceuticals can be challenging given new approvals, insurance concerns, and specific patient profiles. In this lecture, a pharmacist/ optometrist will review her latest protocols for the use of ophthalmic medications in the treatment of common ocular conditions.1YESPHARMACOLOGY (PH)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1651868040V135Call The Pharmacist! Current Protocols for Ophthalmic MedsJill Autry, OD, RPh3/12/20222:00 PM3:00 PMPharmaceuticals can be challenging given new approvals, insurance concerns, and specific patient profiles. In this lecture, a pharmacist/ optometrist will review her latest protocols for the use of ophthalmic medications in the treatment of common ocular conditions.1YESPHARMACOLOGY (PH)NONONONONOPENDINGNONOODYES
1661820376136Demystifying Prism Prescribing for DiplopiaKelsey Moody Mileski, OD3/12/20222:00 PM3:00 PMThis lecture will discuss the role of prisms in alleviating diplopia. A step-wise approach to investigate the etiology of the double vision will be reviewed. The advantages of ground-in and Fresnel prisms along with occlusion will be addressed. Finally, cases will be used to illustrate how to prescribe prism for common neuro-ophthalmic and neurologic disorders.1YESNEURO OPTOMETRY (NO)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1671820408727Age-Appropriate Vision SkillsGlen Steele, OD3/12/20222:00 PM3:00 PMThis course will address age-appropriate visual expectations and milestones in the life of a young child, from newborn through three years of age. Included will be the areas of history and observation in addition to examination protocols and expectations for ocular motility, binocular function, refraction, and visual acuity during the process of examining infants and young children. Visual conditions that are most frequently encountered in this age group will be the primary focus of this session.1NONONOYESNOYESNONOPENDINGPENDINGAHPNO
1681820417416MedPRO360: The Feasibility of Dropping Vision PlansChris Wolfe, OD3/12/20222:00 PM3:00 PMAn analysis of the current prescribing and billing habits of optometrists allows us to evaluate the impact optometrists have on the healthcare system. Information on prescribing, along with regional and national billing data, will be used to evaluate whether or not dropping or adding a vision plan makes sense for an individual practice.1YESPRACTICE MANAGEMENT (PM)NONOYESYESNOPENDINGNOPENDINGPENDINGOD; AHPNO
1691820401134MIGS UpdateBobby Saenz, OD3/12/20222:00 PM3:00 PMThis course will update the practitioner on the current MIGS procedures available on the market. Doctors will be presented actual cases that will prompt decision making as to which procedure to recommend when.1YESGLAUCOMA (GL)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1701868043V728Principles of Refraction for Opticians and TechniciansLaurie Pierce3/12/20224:00 PM6:00 PMUnderstanding the relationship between the refraction and the patient's Rx is vital for communicating visual situations with our patients/clients. Knowing how the numbers came to be in the prescription helps the ophthalmic dispenser understand the connection between the refractive procedure and the final Rx. This information is extremely valuable when troubleshooting an optical problem, and when explaining facts about vision to our clientele.2NONOYESYESYESNONOAHPYES
1711820386138Laser Lessons LearnedLee Peplinski, OD3/12/20224:00 PM6:00 PMThis course reviews various optometric laser procedures in a grand rounds-type format. Clinical pearls and lessons learned the hard way, that aren’t routinely shared, are presented by an O.D. who is performing these procedures.2YESLASER PROCEDURES (LP)NOPENDINGNONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1721820406139Prevention of Medical Errors in EyecareKatie Spear, OD; April Jasper, OD3/12/20224:00 PM6:00 PMVarious types of medical errors are reviewed, including root cause analysis, error reduction, and future prevention that should prove useful in a primary care optometry setting. We will also discuss situations where medical errors can sometimes lead to medical malpractice. THIS COURSE MEETS THE FLORIDA MEDICAL ERRORS REQUIREMENT2YESETHICS/JURISPRUDENCE (EJ)PENDINGNONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1731820373512New & Innovative Uses for Contact LensesDave Kading, OD3/12/20224:00 PM6:00 PMThis lecture touches on the latest trends in the contact lens industry. This course will keep you on the cutting edge of contact lenses, discussing soft lens innovations, torics, multifocals and daily disposables. Sclerals, tinteds, and many other “trends” in the contact lens world are covered.2YESCONTACT LENSES (CL)NONONOYESYESPENDINGPENDINGYESYESOD; AHPNO
1741820338417MedPRO360: Coding and BillingSharon Carter3/12/20224:00 PM6:00 PMIn this course, you will learn how to choose the proper code for a particular service. Undercoding can leave money on the table, and improper or overcoding can trigger an audit. This class will help you receive the payment to which you are entitled, while also protecting you and your practice.2YESPRACTICE MANAGEMENT (PM)NONOYESNONOPENDINGNOPENDINGNOOD; AHPNO
1751820366137Ocular Surface Smackdown: Inflammation or ObstructionMilton Hom, OD3/12/20224:00 PM6:00 PMIs dry eye an inflammatory surface disease, or is it an obstruction of the meibomian glands? Each category leads to very different treatment pathways–which is the key to your patient’s success. We present both sides of this epic battle, including when and how to treat this ubiquitous condition.2YESANTERIOR SEGMENT (AS)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1761820390728Principles of Refraction for Opticians and TechniciansLaurie Pierce3/12/20224:00 PM6:00 PMUnderstanding the relationship between the refraction and the patient's Rx is vital for communicating visual situations with our patients/clients. Knowing how the numbers came to be in the prescription helps the ophthalmic dispenser understand the connection between the refractive procedure and the final Rx. This information is extremely valuable when troubleshooting an optical problem, and when explaining facts about vision to our clientele.2NONONOYESYESYESNONOPENDINGPENDINGAHPNO
1771868042V138Laser Lessons LearnedLee Peplinski, OD3/12/20224:00 PM6:00 PMThis course reviews various optometric laser procedures in a grand rounds-type format. Clinical pearls and lessons learned the hard way, that aren’t routinely shared, are presented by an O.D. who is performing these procedures.2YESLASER PROCEDURES (LP)NONONONONOPENDINGNONOODYES
1781947276142Facilitated Learning Lab: How to Incorporate Vision TherapyDaniel Press, OD3/12/20224:00 PM6:00 PMThe learning lab will provide the attendee with a framework for providing office-based vision therapy services in a new practice or incorporating the service into an existing practice. The speaker will review a pragmatic approach that has been proven successful in building a vision therapy practice. The lab will be interactive, encouraging discussion from attendees.2PENDINGFUNCTIONAL VISION (FV)NOPENDINGPENDINGOD
1791947551308OD Dinner SymposiumRVL Pharmaceuticals: TBD3/12/20226:00 PM6:45 PMNO CENONONONONOODSymposium
1831820367140The Great Dry Eye RAFT DebateMilton Hom, OD; Selina McGee, OD; Bobby Saenz II, OD, MS, FAAO ; April Jasper, OD3/13/20228:00 AM10:00 AMThree dry eye experts are stranded on a life raft. There is enough food and water in the raft for only one to survive and the surrounding waters are teeming with sharks. Who gets thrown in the water? Only one expert will survive and be crowned the winner. You, the audience, will decide their fate as they debate which dry eye medications are best.2YESANTERIOR SEGMENT (AS)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1841868044V140The Great Dry Eye RAFT DebateMilton Hom, OD; Selina McGee, OD; Bobby Saenz II, OD, MS, FAAO ; April Jasper, OD3/13/20228:00 AM10:00 AMThree dry eye experts are stranded on a life raft. There is enough food and water in the raft for only one to survive and the surrounding waters are teeming with sharks. Who gets thrown in the water? Only one expert will survive and be crowned the winner. You, the audience, will decide their fate as they debate which dry eye medications are best.2YESANTERIOR SEGMENT (AS)NONONONONOPENDINGNONOODYES
1851842419513CPR workshop with RC Health Services3/13/20228:00 AM11:00 AM3NONONONONONONONONONOOD; AHPNO
1861820418418MedPRO360: Coding and Billing Boot CampChris Wolfe, OD3/13/20228:00 AM11:00 AMA systematic approach for determining the appropriate level of E/M and eye codes allows for a practical understanding of when to utilize each code appropriately. We will also look at determining the appropriate fee structure for adding new and specialty services to a practice.3YESPRACTICE MANAGEMENT (PM)NONOYESNONOPENDINGNOPENDINGNOOD; AHPNO
1871820407141Don't Get Sued!Katie Spear, OD; April Jasper, OD3/13/202210:15 AM11:15 AMThis course will evaluate the current statistics on malpractice in Optometry and identify opportunities for Optometrists to prevent and protect themselves against malpractice claims. We will discuss cases that commonly lead to malpractice claims and discuss areas within the office where we can implement processes and protocols to prevent claims. We will also discuss other areas of liability and educate attendees on ways to prevent lawsuits.1YESETHICS/JURISPRUDENCE (EJ)NONONONONOPENDINGPENDINGNONOODNO
1881868045V141Don't Get Sued!Katie Spear, OD; April Jasper, OD3/13/202210:15 AM11:15 AMThis course will evaluate the current statistics on malpractice in Optometry and identify opportunities for Optometrists to prevent and protect themselves against malpractice claims. We will discuss cases that commonly lead to malpractice claims and discuss areas within the office where we can implement processes and protocols to prevent claims. We will also discuss other areas of liability and educate attendees on ways to prevent lawsuits.1YESETHICS/JURISPRUDENCE (EJ)NONONONONOPENDINGNONOODYES