10th Annual Spring CME Program – Schedule of Events

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Thursday Evening, April 25, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm Peak Optical Welcoming Reception by the Pool for Registered Optometric Physicians and Spouse/Adult Guest - Sponsored by Peak Optical
Friday, April 26, 2019
8:00 am - Noon:  Continuing Education
Course Title: OCT Grand Rounds
Instructors:  Todd Peabody, OD and Jeff Perotti, OD
Category:  Treatment and Management Posterior Segment
Cope ID: 60985 (Pending)
Total CE Hours: 1
Description:  Our talk briefly outlines retinal imaging from its infancy to the present and beyond. We discuss the evaluation of OCT from TD to SD including advantages and limitations with numerous case examples.
Course Title: Clinical Presentations and Management of Herpetic Eye Disease
Instructors:  Todd Peabody, OD and Jeff Perotti, OD
Category:  Systemic/Ocular Disease
Cope ID: 61009 (Pending)
Total CE Hours: 1
Description: This course discusses the etiology, pathophysiology, and management philosophies of herpes simplex and herpes zoster. We emphasize the presentation and management through the use of clinical cases. 
Course Title: 2018 Update Surgical Considerations in Eyecare
Instructors:  Todd Peabody, OD and Jeff Perotti, OD
Category:  Peri-Op Management of Ophthalmic Surgery
Cope ID: (Pending)
Total CE Hours: 2
Description: In this lecture, we discuss current surgical procedures and the roles that optometrists play in co-management and care delivery.
Noon - 1:30 pm:  TAOP's Welcome to the beach reception
 
Saturday, April 27, 2019
7:00 am:  Breakfast
8:00 am - Noon:  Continuing Education
 
Course Title: Interactive Grand Rounds
Instructor:  Blair Lonsberry, OD
Category:  Systemic/Ocular Disease
Cope ID:  526620-SD
Total CE Hours: 2
Description: Critical to a clinician’s practice is the ability to diagnose and manage unique and interesting presentations of typical ocular conditions, or to be able to diagnose a previously unencountered condition. The following interactive lecture will present patient cases with unique presentations of ocular conditions, including special testing. The course will focus on the clinician’s ability to analyze and interpret the unique case presentation and provide appropriate management and treatment options.
Course Title:  Simplifying Systemic Antibiotics
Instructor:  Blair Lonsberry, OD
Category:  Oral Pharmacology
Cope ID:   58476
Total CE Hours: 1
Description: Optometrists are familiar with the use of topical antibiotics in the treatment of ocular conditions. However, optometrists often hesitate in the use of systemic antibiotics in treatment protocols. Utilizing the latest in interactive technology, this course will review the major groups of antibiotics, their modes of action and their systemic indications in infection management. Special emphasis will be placed on the current use of systemic antibiotics in the treatment of ocular disease conditions.
Course Title:  Lid Lesions - Relax or Refer
Instructor:  Blair Lonsberry, OD
Category:  Treatment and Management of Anterior Segment
Cope ID:  56976
Total CE Hours: 1
Description: Patients present with a variety of lumps and bumps associated with the ocular and periocular tissues. This interactive presentation will review the various periocular lesions focusing on differentiating benign from the malignant, differentials and current treatment management options including when to refer.
Sunday, April 28, 2019
7:00 am:  Breakfast
8:00 am - Noon:  Continuing Education
    
Course Title:  Innovations in Eyecare Part I
Instructor:  Paul Karpecki, OD
Category:  General Optometry
Cope ID:  52559-GO
Total CE Hours: 1
Description: This first of a two-part course is a fast-paced peak into exciting diagnostic and treatment technologies that currently or soon will affect optometry. Technologies range from stem cell and amniotic membrane therapies to point of care diagnostics, new diagnostic devices for imaging, advances in ocular surface disease and advanced refraction technology. Over 65% of patients research ocular conditions on the internet prior to visiting an optometrist and may inquire about these new technologies. This course will ensure you can answer all their questions.
Course Title:  Innovations in Eyecare Part II
Instructor: Paul Karpecki, OD
Category: General Optometry
Cope ID: 52561-GO
Total CE Hours: 1
Description: This second of a two-part course is another fast-paced peak into exciting diagnostic and treatment technologies that currently or soon will affect optometry. Technologies range from corneal cross linking to advances in the management of glaucoma and retinal disease. Innovations in cataract surgery and therapies for presbyopia as well as genetics genomics, drug delivery systems, neurological disease assessment and corrections including color deficiency. This course will help optometry best position themselves as a profession and in terms of adopting key technologies that will enhance their lives and the lives of patients.
Course Title:  The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Anterior Uveitis Management
Instructor: Paul Karpecki, OD
Category:  Treatment and Management of Anterior Segment
Cope ID: 52306-AS
Total CE Hours: 1
Description: This lecture allows the participant an understanding of the etiology, key diagnostic factors and treatment options in iritis management. A series of seven rules of effective anterior uveitis management will be discussed to help clinicians effectively manage this inflammatory condition and avoid potential complications. The presentation will be conducted in a participation-based, grand rounds
format to better assist in understanding iritis management. Systemic conditions, new therapeutics and how to most effectively treat iritis will be emphasized.
Course Title:  Corneal Grand Rounds
Instructor: Paul Karpecki, OD
Category:  Treatment/Management Anterior Segment
Cope ID: 57914-AS
Total CE Hours: 1
Description: The lecture is a grand-rounds approach to diagnosis and therapeutic management of various corneal diseases. The course involves the audience in a series of cases that are both common and rare with special emphasis on therapeutic management. Doctors will learn to treat, manage or timely refer various corneal conditions ranging from infectious and inflammatory disease to corneal dystrophy.