Kentucky ETP-Qualified Courses at SECO 2019

The following SECO 2019 courses count towards Kentucky's ETP hours:

Introduction to Injections and Minor Surgical Procedures - #107

2/21/2019
10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Surgery Procedures (SP)

Minor surgical procedures of the anterior segment and adnexa are quickly becoming a major part of the expanding scope of optometric practice. This course will concentrate on those procedures that utilize injections, surgical blades, and/or radio frequency surgical devices.

Advanced Surgical Procedures Learning Lab - #700

2/21/2019
1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Surgery Procedures (SP)

This learning lab will introduce attendees to the most common pathological and non-pathological skin lesions as well as numerous methods of lesion removal. Emphasis will be placed on the equipment needed and the method of removal via scissors, blades, and the Ellman unit. Proper consultation with pathology labs as well as coding and billing issues will also be covered. A hands-on portion will allow time to practice with the individual pieces of equipment and injections.

Growing Your Practice through Advanced Optometric Procedures: Radiosurgery - #120

2/22/2019
7:00 AM-8:00 AM
Surgery Procedures
(Optometric) (SP)

An introduction to the principles and theory behind radiofrequency surgical technology with emphasis on the skin of the eyelids and periocular region. Modes of energy delivery, fixed and variable parameters, radio wave/tissue coupling-interface, and tissue interactions will be discussed. Procedures that can be performed safely in the Optometric Physician’s office will be reviewed.

Injections Learning Lab - #701

2/22/2019
10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Injection Skills (IS)

The use of injectable medications and dyes will play a significant role as the optometric scope of practice continues to expand. This course will review the basics of injections to include reviews of OSHA, safety/emergency measures, needle and syringe basics, indications for injections in optometry, techniques for injections in optometry, and complications and contraindications.

Laser Learning Lab - #702

2/22/2019
1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Laser Procedures (LP)

The use of laser energy to treat various anterior segment conditions, including posterior capsular opacification (PCO), angle closure glaucoma, and open angle glaucoma, has been used by optometric physicians in certain states for over a decade now. This interactive lab will review and update these ophthalmic laser procedures. Attendees will get to perform YAG capsulotomies, laser peripheral iridotomies, and SLT’s with actual lasers on model eyes.

Growing Your Practice through Advanced Optometric Procedures - #133

2/22/2019
6:00 PM-7:00 PM
Botox Injection Skills (IS)

A clinical guide and introduction to the use of botulinum toxin (Botox) in optometric practice. Indications, contraindications, equipment, patient preparation, reconstitution of botulinum solution for injection, and patient education will be reviewed. Techniques for management of essential blepharospasm, glabellar furrows and lateral orbital wrinkles will be discussed.

Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder: Noninvasive Cosmetic Procedures - #595

2/23/2019
7:00 AM-8:00 AM
Surgery Procedures (SP)

An introduction to office-based aesthetic procedures utilizing radio frequency technology for periorbital skin rejuvenation. The Radio frequency procedure will be discussed and demonstrated on video. The incorporation of this technology into optometric practice will be discussed along with clinical application, and it use in the functional rehabilitation of conditions of the periorbital and the aging face. Additionally, latest emerging and current cosmetic optometry procedures will be explored.

Laser Therapy for the Open Angle Glaucomas - #140

2/23/2019
11:00 AM 12:00 PM
Laser Procedures (LP)

The use of laser energy to treat open angle glaucoma has been used by optometric physicians in certain states for over a decade now. This interactive presentation will review and update these ophthalmic laser procedures. Indications, contraindications, risks, benefits, potential complications, pre- and post-operative management, and procedural techniques will be discussed regarding ALT and SLT.

Injectable Medications in Eye Care - #137

2/23/2019
7:00 AM-8:00 AM
Pharmacology (PH)

More and more states are adding injections to their scope of practice. This course discusses specific medications utilized for ocular and peri-ocular applications. Appropriate dosing, side effects, and contraindications will be emphasized.

Guide to Corneal Cross-Linking - #509

2/21/2019
7:00 AM-8:00 AM
Anterior Segment (AS)

Disease stabilization with corneal crosslinking (CXL) is an emerging key concept in this new era of keratoconus management. This course provide answers to the most commonly asked clinical questions by optometrists regarding CXL and covers the ongoing research in this area.