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Vanessa McDonald, MS
Manager of Continuing Education
(954) 262-4224
Fax: (954) 262-1818
oceaa@nova.edu

Annual Fall Conference

Glaucoma Update 2016

Saturday, September 10, 2016
Joseph Sowka, Director
 

Co-Management & Referral:

Posterior Segment Style

Sunday, September 11, 2016
Diana Shechtman, Director
 

Hull Auditorium
Nova Southeastern University
Health Professions Division
3200 S. University Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328

Saturday

Glaucoma Update 2016

All lectures are 2 hour credits and qualify as TQ for Florida as well as COPE approved.

 

12:00PM – 1:00PM  Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 

Registration & Boxed Lunch

“Glaucoma Update 2016”

1:00 – 2:40      Lecture Title- I Can’t Get No Satisfaction…in Glaucoma Diagnosis

  • Visual Fields Forever: Perimetric Pearls From Lennon and McSoley- John McSoley, OD
  • Rock around the Clock: Are Diurnal Curves and Continuous IOP Monitoring Crucial or Too Much Information?- Mark Dunbar, OD
  • Space Oddity: Assessing Glaucoma in Anomalous Nerves- Joseph Sowka, OD
  • 25 or 6 to 4: Evaluating and Managing the ‘Normal Tension’ Glaucoma Suspect- Ta Chen Peter Chang, MD

Joseph Sowka, OD, FAAO

Ta Chen Peter Chang, MD

John McSoley, OD

 Mark Dunbar, OD, FAAO

2:40 - 3:00  Break

3:00 – 4:40  Lecture Title- A Hard Day’s Night… Managing Glaucoma

  • Let it Be. When Can You Monitor Glaucoma and When Should You Treat Ocular Hypertension?- Joseph Sowka, OD
  • Imagine: Update and Insight on New Drug Delivery Systems- Ta Chen Peter Chang, MD
  • Won’t Get Fooled Again: Pearls and Pitfalls in Exfoliative Glaucoma- John McSoley, OD
  • Help! When is Glaucoma an Emergency?- Mark Dunbar, OD

Joseph Sowka, OD, FAAO

Ta Chen Peter Chang, MD

John McSoley, OD

Mark Dunbar, OD, FAAO

4:40 – 4:50  Break

4:50 – 6:30 Lecture Title- Glaucoma Jam Session

Joseph Sowka, OD, FAAO

 Ta Chen Peter Chang, MD

John McSoley, OD

Mark Dunbar, OD, FAAO

   

Sunday 

Co-Management & Referral:Posterior Segment Style

All lectures are 2 hour credits and qualify as TQ for Florida as well as COPE approved. 

The program will cover assessment, differential diagnosis and the role of the primary care physician in managing an array of retinal conditions.  A presentation of the emerging trends in the diagnosis and management of such conditions will be emphasized. Case presentations using an interactive format will help the audience in developing proper decision making skills to derive the correct diagnosis and management of the conditions presented.

 

8:00AM -9:00AM Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 

Registration & Continental Breakfast

“Co-Management & Referral: Posterior Segment Style”

9:00 – 10:40      Lecture Title-  Diabetic Retinopathy

  • Introduction to diabetes
  • Newest diabetic retinopathy classification
  • Management recommendations for patients with diabetic retinopathy
  • Today’s treatment options for patients with diabetic macular edema

 

Jay M. Haynie, OD, FAAO

10:40 - 10:50  Break

10:50 – 12:30  Lecture Title- Now So What

  • SDOCT & OCTA: The new frontier
  • Urgencies and emergencies in managing vitreoretinal conditions
  • Emergent management for vascular retinal disease
  • Controversies facing management and co-management of retinal diseases
  • Decision-making: Challenges in deriving proper management once diagnosis is made: Should I refer? Is this an emergency?

Jay M. Haynie, OD, FAAO

Diana Shechtman, OD, FAAO

 

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch Provided

1:30 – 3:10 Lecture Title-Impressions From a Blue Collar Lunch Pail Optometrist:   Retina Update

  • Today’s treatment options for retinal conditions
  • Advancements in diagnosing posterior segment eye disease: FAF
  • AMD: Future treatment in the horizon
  • Practical blue collar approach to the last innovations in the diagnosis and treatment of common retinal disease

Mark Dunbar, OD, FAAO

 

 

Early Registration (Ends 8/12/16)

REGULAR                                

ALUMNI

Double Header    

$228

$182

Saturday Only   

$120            

$96

Sunday Only  

$120      

$96

Regular Registration (Ends 9/6/16)

REGULAR                                

ALUMNI

Double Header    

$240   

$192

Saturday Only   

$126  

$101

Sunday Only  

$126  

$101

Onsite Registration

REGULAR                                

ALUMNI

Double Header    

$252

$202

Saturday Only   

$138 

$110     

Sunday Only  

$138   

$110


TQ                               $75

Transcript Quality Testing Pre-Event rate  of $75, covers 3 or more exams.  If you only need 1-2 exams you can pay post event at the rate of $30 per exam.

 

Cancellation/Refund Policy

If you are unable to attend the program, please notify us by email as soon as possible. We will refund your registration fee based upon the following schedule:

  • 100% refund if notified at least by August 26, 2016.
  • No refunds after August 26, 2016.

There will be no refund if you do not attend the program.   As a reminder, compliance with Board guidelines requires punctual attendance for CE credit. Those persons who do not arrive on time for a course will not receive credit.  The Florida Board of Optometry states in Chapter 64B13-5.001 (1): “Credit will be allowed on the basis of an hour for hour. To receive one hour credit, a licensed practitioner must attend not less than 50 minutes.”

 

Online Registration      Mail-In Registration

COPE & Florida Board approval pending.

Ta Chen Peter Chang, MD – Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Mark Dunbar, OD, FAAO - Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

John McSoley, OD – Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Diana Shechtman, OD, FAAO - Nova Southeastern University

Jay M. Haynie, OD, FAAO – Retina & Macula Specialists, Washington

Joseph Sowka, OD, FAAO  – Nova Southeastern University