Friday, April 28, 2017

7:00am - 8:00am

Ocular Allergy Update

Dr. Robert Wooldridge

8:00am - 9:45am

FR1

The Independent Practice in the World of Health Care Reform

Dr. John Rumpakis

COPE #48285-EJ

The world of healthcare is undergoing a major transformation unlike any that has been seen within the last generation. Yet opportunities exist sound optometric practices are able to capture and retain income from many different sources. This 2-hour interactive program will help the ECP to not only understand the gravitational forces that are pulling their practice in multiple directions, but know how to posture their practice for success in the healthcare system of the future.

FR2

Specialty Contact Lens Bonanza

Dr. Stephanie Woo

COPE PENDING

This course highlights a variety of specialty contact lenses, including: gas permeable lenses, hybrid contact lenses, prosthetic lenses, myopia control lenses, and scleral lenses. Patient candidacy is reviewed along with current treatment options. Evaluation and assessment techniques with slit lamp, topography, and ocular coherence tomography is discussed. Billing and coding for specialty lenses is addressed.

FR3

Ocular Surface Disease Workshop

Dr. Robert Wooldridge & Dr. Caroline Pate

COPE #44686-AS

In this hands-on workshop, attendees will be instructed on how to perform several tests and treatments for ocular surface disease. Attendees will alternately sit as doctor and patient. Tests and treatments for ocular surface disease such as Adenodetector, Inflammadry, Blephex, tea tree oil lid treatments, amniotic membrane use and Demodex management will be reviewed.Technologies to be covered include anterior segment photography.

9:45am - 10:15am

Mid-Morning Break

10:15am - 12:00pm

FR4

Clinical Case Management in the ICD-10 Era Anterior Segment

Dr. John Rumpakis

COPE #41448-AS

Using case examples, lecturers will present common and not so common disease states seen within optometric practice and ways we can improve our clinical skills from the case history, examination to medical decision making. Additionally, this course will discuss how clinical care will be impacted by ICD-10.

FR5

Specialty Contact Lens Workshop for Beginners and Advanced Techniques

Dr. Stephanie Woo

COPE PENDING

This two hour workshop will encompass hybrid lens, scleral lens, and amniotic membrane fitting. Come practice insertion, removal, and evaluation of a multitude of scleral lens fitting sets. Try on and assess hybrid lenses and evaluate their fitting characteristics. Practice application and removal of amniotic membranes. This contact lens workshop will give you the confidence to help serve your patients at a higher level!

10:15am - 11:00am

FR6

In-Office Emergencies…are you prepared? (one hour)

Dr. Caroline Pate

COPE #48630-GO

It is crucial for every health care provider, including optometrists, to be prepared for potential in-office emergencies and have an appropriate response plan in place. Potential non-ophthalmic emergencies that may present in the optometrists office will be discussed along with what preparations should be made in advance for the office and staff.

11:00am - 12:00pm

FR7

Integrating Laboratory Testing into your Optometric Practice (one hour)

Dr. Caroline Pate

COPE #43810-PD

Results of laboratory testing often play a crucial role in determining the etiology, treatment, and management of ocular diseases. This course is designed to familiarize the primary eye care provider with various inoffice laboratory testing procedures including clinical applications and interpretation of results.

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

1:30pm - 3:15pm

FR8

The Latest and Greatest Standard and Custom Soft Contact Lenses

Dr. Stephanie Woo

COPE #51945-CL

This course reviews current soft toric lens technology and discusses new additions to the soft toric lens division. The latest designs and advancements of these lenses is discussed. Custom soft lenses such as toric and multifocal lens options are reviewed at length. Necessary and optional equipment and measurements for these custom designs are reviewed. Come learn about the latest and greatest toric lens designs for your patients!

FR9

Ocular Tumors are only the tip of the Iceberg: Relation Between Ocular Tumors and Underlying Systemic Disease

Dr. Diana Schectman

COPE #52106-PD

The proper diagnosis of a posterior segment ocular lesion may be challenging. This course will review distinct posterior ocular lesions seen in practice today. The course will highlight the associated underlying systemic disease and potential for morality, as well as the proper management of the distinct lesion.

FR10

Gonioscopy and Advanced Retinal Evaluation Including Scleral Indentation Workshop

Dr. Caroline Pate & Dr. Robert Wooldridge

COPE PENDING

This hands-on workshop will present a systematic approach for completing a gonioscopy exam including advanced and standard techniques using a 3-Mirror or 4-Mirror lens. Attendees will also learn how to examine the retina using the 3-Mirror lens and various other fundus lenses, and will have the opportunity to compare several varieties of these lenses. The workshop will conclude with instruction and hands-on instruction on scleral indentation. Visual aids will be utilized to emphasize interpretation of various findings. Attendees will also sit as patients for this workshop.

3:15pm - 3:45pm

Afternoon Break

3:45pm - 5:30pm

FR11

Clinical Case Management in the ICD-10 Era Posterior Segment

Dr. John Rumpakis

COPE #41449-PS

Using case examples, lecturers will present common and not so common posterior segment disease states seen within optometric practice and ways we can improve our clinical skills from the case history, examination to medical decision making. Additionally, this course will discuss how clinical care will be impacted by ICD-10.

FR12

Caring for the Pregnant Patient

Dr. Caroline Pate

COPE #48629-GO

This course provides an overview to the some of the common and not so common physiological and pathological changes that can occur in the eye during pregnancy and post-partum period. Diagnostic and therapeutic pharmaceutical options are also covered for the pregnant or nursing patient.

FR13

Interpretation in Glaucoma and Retina

Dr. Diana Shechtman & Dr. Robert Wooldridge

COPE #52140-PD

This workshop focuses on the diagnosis of glaucoma and retinal diseases, using the newest SDOCT. Structural analysis of retinal and glaucoma cases will be illustrated and interpreted through the use of SDOCT. Participants will have the opportunity to perform OCT evaluations on each other in order to become familiar with the utilization of the instruments.

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