Nurse Allied Health Program

CNE OVERVIEW

Program Summary

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).

Target Audience

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:

  • Assess methods and modalities for the for the identification and treatment of anterior segment/cornea disorders.
  • Examine current evidence about the diagnosis and treatment of dry eye and ocular surface diseases.
  • Evaluate new evidence regarding keratoprosthesis and its effect on patient outcomes.
  • Summarize new information regarding the use of corneal crosslinking.
  • Evaluate new developments in medical, surgical, and diagnostic procedures for their ability to optimize vision in patients undergoing cataract and refractive surgery.
  • Compare and contrast current pharmacotherapies for the management of retinal vascular diseases.
  • Examine new evidence regarding the surgical management of retinal disorders, including the use of new technology and techniques.
  • Review the latest evidence regarding the diagnosis and management of intraocular tumors.
  • Assess the genetics of glaucoma, neuroprotection, and regeneration of the optic nerve. 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.
  • Summarize current management of pediatric disorders such as strabismus and amblyopia.
  • Describe new evidence pertaining to the diagnosis and management of neuro-ophthalmic disorders.
  • Describe office management processes and procedures that ultimately improve patient care.
This CNE activity is provided by

ACCREDITATION: Vindico Medical Education, LLC, is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

CNE CONTACT HOUR DESIGNATION: Vindico Medical Education will provide 17.5 contact hours for nurses.

JCAHPO Contact Hour Designation: This course has been approved by JCAHPO for 16.75 CNE Credits.

BIG ISLAND UPDATE
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park reopened on Sept. 22!
The Hilton Waikoloa Village and Kona Airport are more than 100 miles away from the activity that occurred this past May. They have not been impacted nor do we expect them to be impacted in the near future. There are currently no volcano, air quality or weather advisories in effect.
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