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:
Evaluate new methods of keratoplasty , their benefits and risks, and their overall ability to improve patient outcomes.
Assess the use of ultrasound biomicroscopy for the identification of anterior segment lesions.
Examine current evidence about the diagnosis and treatment of dry eye.
Evaluate new developments in surgical and diagnostic procedures for their ability to optimize vision in patients undergoing cataract and refractive surgery.
Compare and contrast the current injectable intravitreal medications for the management of retinal disease.
Examine new evidence about the overall management of uveitis and ocular melanoma.
Assess the use of biomarkers, testing, and telemedicine in retinal disorders.
Explain measures that are used to determine the severity of glaucoma.
Outline current medical and surgical treatment options used in glaucoma management.
Evaluate ways to improve adherence to medical therapy in glaucoma management, including involving the patient in their care.
Identify the most common eye traumas and their urgency for treatment.
Summarize current management of congenital nystagmus.
Describe the cranial nerves that affect the ocular system.