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NSUCO Summer Conference 2018

Kiawah Island Golf Resort

1 Sanctuary Beach Drive

Kiawah Island, South Carolina 29455

August 3rd - 5th

 

 

OVERVIEW

Combine education and vacation at relaxing Kiawah Island.  Kiawah Island is ten miles of wide, immaculate, ocean beach on which one – or two – might walk or cycle for hours and hours without interruption. Soothing by day, utterly romantic by night, the beach is complemented by the island’s river, meandering lagoons, and pristine marshlands, and closes each sun washed day safe beneath its own star studded southern sky.


Education is provided by NSU College of Optometry faculty – Drs. Steen, Sowka & Vollmer along with colleague Greg Caldwell from Pennsylvania.  Each is an experienced lecturer and will bring the latest regarding glaucoma, pharmacology and technology to name a few subjects.  In addition to securing COPE approval for all lectures state board approval for Florida, North & South Carolina and Georgia will be secured.  Register early to secure your seat and lodging.

Online Registration

 Mail In Registration

 

Alumni

Non-Alumni

Early Bird by 6/30/18

$315

$395

Regular through 7/30/18

$340

$425

On-Site

$370

$460

Guest Meals*

$75-Adults

$50 Under age 12

Pre-Pay TQ $30 per exam

Optional 2 Hrs. CE in Procedures of Prescribing and Monitoring Controlled Substances/Fee $40

 

*Includes Friday lunch and HOT breakfast Saturday & Sunday

 

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 by July 15, 2018
  • No refunds after July 15, 2018

There will be no refund if you do not attend the program or do not notify us in advance.   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.”

19 COPE, Florida, Georgia, North & South Carolina Board approved hours.

14 hours of TQ available.

19 COPE, Florida, Georgia, North & South Carolina Board approved hours.

14 hours of TQ available.

DATE

TIME

HRS.

TITLE

SPEAKER(S)

Friday, August 3, 2018

9:00-10:00

 

Registration

 

 

10:00 – 11:40

2/TQ

Neuro-Ophthalmic Update

Joseph Sowka, OD

Jessica Steen, OD

 

11:40 – 12:00

 

Break

 

 

12:00 – 12:50

1

Thyroid Dysfunction and the Eye

Greg Caldwell, OD, OD

 

12:50 - 2:00

 

Lunch

 

 

2:00 – 3:40

2/TQ

Anterior and Posterior Segment Case Presentations

Greg Caldwell, OD

 

3:40 -4 :00

 

Break

 

 

4:00 – 5:40

2/TQ

Evolving Trends in Retinal Vascular Disease

Jessica Steen, OD

Saturday, August 4, 2018

7:15 – 8:00

 

Breakfast & Check-In

 

 

8:00 – 9:40

2/TQ

Current Trends in Pharmacology

Joseph Sowka, OD

Lori Vollmer, OD

Jessica Steen, OD

Greg Caldwell, OD

 

 

9:40 – 10:00

 

Break

 

 

10:00 – 10:50

1

Optic Nerve Grand Rounds: “You’ve Got Some Nerve”

Joseph Sowka, OD

 

10:50 - 11:20

 

Break

 

 

11:20 – 1:00

2/TQ

Glaucoma: You Make the Call

Joseph Sowka, OD

Lori Vollmer, OD

Jessica Steen, OD

Greg Caldwell, OD

 

Sunday, August 5, 2018

7:15 – 8:00

 

Breakfast & Check-In

 

 

8:00 – 9:40

2/TQ

Managing the Diabetic Patient

Lori Vollmer, OD

 

9:40 – 10:00

 

Break

 

 

10:00 – 10:50

1

Anterior Segment Grand Rounds

Lori Vollmer, OD

 

10:50 - 11:20

 

Break

 

 

11:20 – 1:00

2/TQ

Maximizing Your Diagnostic Technologies: Something Old, New, Borrowed and Blue

Joseph Sowka, OD

Greg Caldwell, OD

Jessica Steen, OD

Additional $40 to attend this add-on course

1:15 – 3:15

 2

 Lunch & Learn: CE in Procedures of Prescribing and Monitoring Controlled

 Jessica Steen, OD

 

Date Hrs TQ Title Speakers FL COPE GA NC SC
8/3/18 2 Y Neuro-Ophthalmic Update Joseph Sowka, OD      Jessica Steen, OD 20-624697 58140-NO GACE-OPT-180015 Certified Unrestricted
8/3/18 1 N Thyroid Dysfunction and the Eye Greg Caldwell, OD 20-624703 58210-SD GACE-OPT-180015 Certified Unrestricted
8/3/18 2 Y Anterior and Posterior Segment Case Presentations Greg Caldwell, OD 20-624705 58211-AS GACE-OPT-180015 Certified Unrestricted
8/3/18 2 Y Evolving Trends in Retinal Vascular Disease Jessica Steen, OD      20-624709 58171-PS GACE-OPT-180015 Certified Unrestricted
8/4/18 2 Y Current Trends in Pharmacology

Joseph Sowka, OD

Jessica Steen, OD

Lori Vollmer, OD

Greg Caldwell, OD         

20-624711 58248-PH GACE-OPT-180015 Certified Unrestricted
8/4/18 1 N Optic Nerve Grand Rounds: “You’ve Got Some Nerve” Joseph Sowka, OD 20-624719 58142-NO GACE-OPT-180015 Certified Unrestricted
8/4/18 2 Y Glaucoma: You Make the Call Joseph Sowka, OD/ Jessica Steen, OD/                            Lori Vollmer, OD/ Greg Caldwell, OD          20-624729 58152-GL GACE-OPT-180015 Certified Unrestricted
8/5/18 2 Y Management of the Diabetic Patient Lori Vollmer, OD 20-659312 58326-SD GACE-OPT-180015 Certified Unrestricted
8/5/18 1 N Anterior Segment Grand Rounds Lori Vollmer, OD 20-624745 58252-AS GACE-OPT-180015 Certified Unrestricted
8/5/18 2 Y Maximizing Your Diagnostic Technologies: Something Old, New, Borrowed and Blue

Joseph Sowka, OD

Jessica Steen, OD

Greg Caldwell, OD         

20-624753 58251-PD GACE-OPT-180015 Certified Unrestricted
8/5/18 2 N Lunch & Learn: Pain Management: Opioid Use, Misuse, and Principles of Prescribing Jessica Steen, OD      20-624765 58172-PH GACE-OPT-180015 Certified Unrestricted
  19   COPE Activity ID #115687             

Greg Caldwell, OD, FAAO

Jessica Steen, OD, FAAO

Joseph Sowka, OD, FAAO, Diplomate

Lori Vollmer, OD, FAAO

Kiawah Island Golf Resort, 1 Sanctuary Beach Drive going forward known as Kiawah is a golf and beach resort with activities for families as well as adults.  NSU has a block of one and two bedroom villas beginning with August 1 – 5.  The one bedroom villas are $281 nightly and the 2 bedrooms are $422 per night.   These rates are guaranteed if booked by July 2, 2018.   They are each equipped with living, dining and kitchen and every villa is decorated differently yet beautiful.  There is no parking fee and you can drive or schedule pick-up service daily to the conference center (complimentary).  There may be a fee for transportation to certain facilities on the island.  Golf carts and bikes are available to rent.

Guests can make their reservations by calling 866-224-2612 and identifying themselves as part of the NSU conference.

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