Join 200 fellow nurses, technicians and other allied health professionals for a unique educational experience. Take advantage of this opportunity to interact with world renowned physicians, expert nurses and technicians and successful administrators together in one room. Gain experienced perspective from all aspects of your practice and all ophthalmic subspecialty areas throughout the week. With the ophthalmic nurse and technician in mind, physicians will explain the latest technologies available and how they can be used in your office; nurses and technicians will discuss efficiency — how to maximize your current expertise and obtain new skills; and administrators will explain the necessary changes in coding. This program offers an unopposed schedule including: continental breakfasts, general sessions and exhibit breaks (all included in the single registration fee).
This program is specifically designed for ophthalmic nurses and allied health professionals.
Learning Objectives: General Sessions
Upon completion of this activity, attendees should be better able to:
Review recommended treatments for benign and malignant eyelid lesions.
Evaluate cosmetic eyelid procedures to improve ocular function, patient comfort and/or quality of life.
Describe common pathologies of the lacrimal system.
Examine unique issues concerning the management of ocular conditions in children, including the recognition wof symptoms that may indicate a neurological problem.
Explain the dry eye algorithm used to diagnose the level of dry eye disease and recommended treatment(s) as well as emerging innovations in care.
Evaluate various methods to treat disorders of the cornea.
Review the recommended usage of various ocular procedures such as those used to correct cataracts, astigmatisms, or near vision.
Assess clinical advances in the use of OCT angiography.
Review unique symptoms and available methodologies to differentially diagnose AMD and related conditions.
Describe barriers that impede the optimal utilization of EMRs and strategies to overcome these barriers.
Examine the use of clinical integration strategies and programs to increase patient access to eye care.