Focus on Education Seminar

2016: Saturday, November 12 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Ritz Charles Conference Center
12156 N. Meridian St. Carmel, IN 46032

Please note the 8:30 AM start time!

REGISTER ONLINE HERE.
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Optometrists need to participate in continuing education (CE) efforts in order to maintain their licenses to practice.  These seminars, first offered in 1992, are an annual event moderated by Kathy Kelley, OD and sponsored by the Cornea Research Foundation of America and Price Vision Group. The entire day is focused on optometrist education with ample opportunities to hear contemporary experts on topics of concern to them, to examine and discuss the latest in vision care products and to network informally with one another over lunch and during the breaks.

Click here for the 2016 Registration Form

Click here for the 2016 Exhibitor Packet

2016 Course Schedule:

Francis W. Price, Jr., M.D.
Natural History & Problem Solving: Keratoconus and Fuchs' Dystrophy   (1 hr)

Dr. Price will review how to clinically diagnose two of the most common corneal conditions, Fuchs’ dystrophy and keratoconus; current treatment options from contacts and glasses, to medication and surgical intervention will be covered. (1 hr IOB/OLDPAC)*

Matthew T. Feng, M.D.
Windows to the Soul: Anterior Segment Manifestations of Systemic Disease (1 hr)

Understanding the ocular clinical manifestations of various  systemic diseases during an examination will be covered by       Dr. Feng. What can be monitored, lab tests to order and when to refer out will be reviewed. (1 hr OLDPAC/IOB)*

Mile Brujic, O.D.
Not a Dry Eye in the House! (1 hr)

As one of the most common medical conditions that we will encounter in clinical practice, it is critical to have an         understanding of contemporary thoughts of diagnosing and treating this condition. This course, presented by Dr. Brujic      will allow the attendee to do just that.
(2 hrs IOB/OLDPAC) 48257-AS

Michael Sacopulos, J.D.
Charting a Course for Success! (1 hr)

What could be more straightforward than a patient’s medical record? The patient is seen and the optometrist records the visit. End of story, right? Medical records trigger both state and federal laws. Michael Sacopulos, J.D. will cover legal duties and areas of concern related to medical records. (1 hr IOB)*

Scott Sanders, M.D.
Eye Movement Abnormalities: Diplopia & Nystagmus (1 hr)

Dr. Sanders provides an anatomical review of the structures key to ocular motility; specific anatomic location brain, nerve, junction, orbit and clinical features that may be present at that location, potential abnormalities that may occur there and subsequent work-up needed to make a diagnosis.  (1 hr IOB)*

William Townsend, O.D.
Hot Topics in Ophthalmic Medicatiosn and Nutraceutical Agents(1hr)

In this presentation, Dr. Townsend will teach the applications for currently available medications and the ever-expanding arena of nutraceuticals including vitamins, dietary products, and herbs. Widespread use of these agents has led to the realization that they can exert both harmful and beneficial effects. (1 hr OLDPAC/IOB)*

Contact Kathy Kelly, OD with course questions or sponsorship opportunities.
Call 317-814-2996 to register via phone.

Our 2017 date has been set as November 18, 2017 at the Ritz Charles.