All courses in this 18 hour program will be COPE approved. The meeting will feature a variety of topics pertinent to primary care optometrists. The program will be presented in an interactive format that is informative and free of commerical bias.
It includes 10 hours on Glaucoma as well as lectures on medical billing and coding, electrophysiology, macular degeneration, and more. The presentations on glaucoma will include all aspects of properly diagnosing and managing glaucoma patients with an emphasis on the optometrist's role in this disease.
Register Now and Pay Only $299 for all 18 COPE hours. This price includes breakfast and lunch.
Dr. Davey will provide a comprehensive guide to diagnosing the patient suspected of having glaucoma. It will include a discussion of risk factors, ONH evaluation, OCT, and VF testing. Dr. Davey will also discuss the optometrists' role in secondary glaucomas
Dr. Gupta is course director for PSS EyeCare. He will provide a complete update on managing glaucoma patients. The bulk of this will be on making the decision to treat patients suspected of having glaucoma and the pharmacology of medical therapy. It will include a discussion on the newest therapeutic agents in the management of glaucoma. Dr. Gupta will also discuss briefly the surgical management of glaucoma.
Robert Rebello is president/CEO of Nteon, LLC. He will give a two hour primer on medical coding and billing. It will include a discussion of HIPAA, ICD-10 coding, and ways to avoid and survive audits.
Dr. Lighthizer is a professor at the optometry school in Oklahoma. He will present a one hour program on ERG and how optometrists can integrate this technology into their offices to better help their patients. Dr. Lighthizer will also present a hour lecture on the use of lasers such as SLT and ALT in glaucoma by optometrists.
This program features 9 COPE and FL Board Approved hours each day so you can still have fun with your family after the CE
Each day will run roughly from 7:30am to 4:45pm
10 hours will be the diagnosis and management of glaucoma
Laguna Cliffs Resort by Marriott
25135 Park Lantern
Dana Point, California
Discounted Room Rate $269
Most courses are COPE and/or FL board approved.
Persons interested in attending should check with their state board to ensure that credit will be given for license renewal.