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Sunday February 25, 2024, 7pm – 9pm (ET)

Mitigating Medical Mishaps

Joseph Sowka, O.D.
Course Description: This course discusses common ocular medical conditions which can be challenging to diagnose and treat and are disproportionately involved in cases of misdiagnosis. These conditions include retinal detachment, giant cell arteritis, intracranial mass lesions, and infectious keratitis. Recommendations and strategies are provided to minimize risk and better diagnose patients utilizing real-life cases and mishaps to illustrate these concepts. A discussion will include actual malpractice cases when medical mishaps occur as well as help navigating the legal system.

What time in your time zone?
4:00pm PT
5:00pm MT
6:00pm CT
7:00pm ET

2 Hours Synchronous Virtual Credit Available:

COPE: 89452-GO
TX & SC: 20-1169622

Sunday March 3, 2024, 7pm – 9pm (ET)

OCT OCTA for Glaucoma

Greg Caldwell, O.D.
Course Description: Coming Soon

What time in your time zone?
4:00pm PT
5:00pm MT
6:00pm CT
7:00pm ET

 

2 Hours Synchronous Virtual Credit Available:

COPE: 89672-GL
TX & SC: 20-953001

Tuesday March 5, 2024, 8pm – 10pm (ET)

Rapid Fire Referral Grand Rounds

Walter Whitley, OD
Course Description: 

What time in your time zone?
5:00pm PT
6:00pm MT
7:00pm CT
8:00pm ET

 

2 Hours Synchronous Virtual Credit Available:

COPE: 89673-GO
TX & SC: 20-952671

Sunday March 17, 2024, 7pm – 9pm (ET)

Clinical Grand Rounds in Optic Neuropathies: “You’ve Got Some Nerves!”

Joseph Sowka, O.D.
Course Description: In a case-based grand rounds format, this course will examine the gamut of optic neuropathies. Included in the discussion will be papilledema, pseudotumor cerebri, ischemic neuropathy, infiltrative neuropathy, compressive neuropathy, optic atrophy, and infectious neuropathy. Differential diagnoses, clinical findings, and management algorithms are emphasized. Proper neuroimaging and serologic evaluation are discussed. Numerous odes are presented to assist the audience in remembering key concepts.

What time in your time zone?
4:00pm PT
5:00pm MT
6:00pm CT
7:00pm ET

 

2 Hours Synchronous Virtual Credit Available:

COPE: 83881-NO
TX & SC: 20-1169954

Tuesday March 26, 2024, 8pm – 10pm (ET)

Old Diseases, New Drugs: A Neuro-Ophthalmologist’s Perspective

Leonid Skorin, Jr, DO
Course Description: There are now available a number of unique medications with neuro-ophthalmic application. These medications can improve the standard of care for temporal arteritis, thyroid eye disease, neuromyelitis optica, myasthenia gravis and acquired ptosis. They all have the potential to lessen the treatment burden for their respective diseases. As a neuro-ophthalmologist, I will discuss my experiences with these medications and highlight what optometrists need to know about them.

What time in your time zone?
5:00pm PT
6:00pm MT
7:00pm CT
8:00pm ET

 

2 Hours Synchronous Virtual Credit Available:

COPE: 86661-NO
TX & SC: 20-1169956

Tuesday April 2, 2024, 8pm – 10pm (ET)

Dissecting Malignant Intraocular Lesions: From Diagnosis to Management

Aaron Gold, OD, FAAO
Course Description: Coming Soon

What time in your time zone?
5:00pm PT
6:00pm MT
7:00pm CT
8:00pm ET

 

2 Hours Synchronous Virtual Credit Available:

COPE: Pending
TX & SC: Pending

Sunday April 14, 2024, 7pm – 9pm (ET)

Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Atrophic AMD

Chris Putman, OD
Course Description:Coming Soon

What time in your time zone?
4:00pm PT
5:00pm MT
6:00pm CT
7:00pm ET

 

2 Hours Synchronous Virtual Credit Available:

COPE: Pending
TX & SC: Pending

Tuesday April 16, 2024, 8pm – 10pm (ET)

Complications of Pharmaceuticals Every Optometrist Should Know

Greg Caldwell, O.D.
Course Description:Optometrists use topical and oral (systemic) pharmaceuticals for the treatment of a variety of ocular conditions in patient care. Comparably, systemic medicines are used to treat numerous conditions by various practitioners in the healthcare system. These treatments or pharmaceutical agents have the potential to produce ocular adverse side effects and systemic complications. This course will discuss the complications and adverse events that every optometrist should know. This presentation will immediately aid in everyday patient care.

What time in your time zone?
5:00pm PT
6:00pm MT
7:00pm CT
8:00pm ET

 

2 Hours Synchronous Virtual Credit Available:

COPE: Pending
TX & SC: Pending

Tuesday April 30, 2024, 8pm – 10pm (ET)

The Good, the Bad, and the Orals

Walter Whitley, OD
Course Description:Using case examples, this course will review commonly prescribed oral medications used for various ocular infections, inflammatory conditions and pain. Common side effects of oral medications will be discussed.

What time in your time zone?
5:00pm PT
6:00pm MT
7:00pm CT
8:00pm ET

 

2 Hours Synchronous Virtual Credit Available:

COPE: 87469-PH
TX & SC: Pending

Tuesday May 7, 2024, 8pm – 10pm (ET)

Intersection of Optometry and Mental Health

Dennis P. Pardo, OD, MPH, MSW
Course Description:This course is an introductory overview of what an OD should know about the intersection of optometry and mental health and its importance for modern optometric practice.

What time in your time zone?
5:00pm PT
6:00pm MT
7:00pm CT
8:00pm ET

 

2 Hours Synchronous Virtual Credit Available:

COPE: 89453-SD
TX & SC: Pending

Tuesday May 28, 2024, 8pm – 10pm (ET)

Pharmaceutical Update 2024

Greg Caldwell, O.D.
Course Description: Coming Soon.

What time in your time zone?
5:00pm PT
6:00pm MT
7:00pm CT
8:00pm ET

 

2 Hours Synchronous Virtual Credit Available:

COPE: Pending
TX & SC: Pending

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Recorded Webinars

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Podcast Feature

Listen or watch Dr. Greg Caldwell on the Open Your Eyes Podcast with Dr. Kerry Gelb. This podcast about Understanding OCT can be listened to on YouTube at Part 1 & Part 2.