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West Coast Spring Conference

Conversations in Eyecare

March 24 & 25, 2018

Nova Southeastern University
Fort Myers Campus
3650 Colonial Court
Fort Myers, Florida 33913

Overview

The West Coast Spring Conference will be a 13-hours credits conference spread over the course of two days, and includes Florida jurisprudence and prevention of medical errors. Various topics in ocular disease will be covered, including glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmic disease, anterior and posterior uveitis, and optical coherence tomography (OCT). Recent advances in technology (OCT angiography) as well as recent updates in plaquenil retinopathy screening (2016) will be discussed. 

Early registration ends 2/27/2018

Regular

Alumni

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$298

$224

Saturday Only

$208

$156

Sunday Only

$130

$98

Regular registration ends 3/27/2018

Regular

Alumni

Double Header

$311

$233

Saturday Only

$216

$162

Sunday Only

$135

$101

Onsite

Regular

Alumni

Double Header

$334

$251

Saturday Only

$224

$168

Sunday Only

$140

$105

Please Note:  Our pricing for TQ has changed for 2018:

TQ             1 Exam = $30             2 Exams = $60            3 Exams = $90            4 Exams = $120

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 March 16, 2018.
  • No refunds after March 16, 2018.

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 no less than 50 minutes.”

REGISTER ONLINE HERE

COPE & Florida Board of Optometry Approvals Pending

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Time

Hrs

Speaker

8:00 - 8:30

Registration & Continental Breakfast

 

8:30 - 10:10

 

2/TQ

OCT/OCTA

Rim Makhlouf, OD, FAAO

10:10 - 10:30

Break for Exhibitors

 

10:30 - 12:10

 

2/TQ

Current Topics in Glaucoma

Joseph Sowka, OD, FAAO

12:10 - 1:00

Lunch Provided

 

1:00 - 2:40

 

2/TQ

Rules and Exceptions in Neuro-Ophthalmic Disease

Joseph Sowka, OD, FAAO

2:40 - 3:00

Break for Exhibitors

 

3:00 - 4:40

 

2/TQ

An In-depth Look at Uveitis

Mariem Abdou, OD, FAAO


Sunday, March 25, 2018 

Time

  Hrs

Speaker

8:00 - 8:30

Registration & Continental Breakfast

 

8:30 - 9:20

 

1

Plaquenil Retinopathy Screening: New Updates

Rim Makhlouf, OD, FAAO

9:20 - 9:40

Break for Exhibitors

 

9:40 - 11:20

 

2

Prevention of Medical Errors

Barry Frauens, OD, FAAO & Joseph Sowka, OD, FAAO

11:20 - 11:40

Break for Exhibitors

 

11:40 - 1:20

 

2

Florida Jurisprudence

Barry Frauens, OD, FAAO & Joseph Sowka, OD, FAAO

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