Nurse Allied Health Program

CNE OVERVIEW

Program Summary

Join 150 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, technicians and allied health professionals.

Purpose/Learning Objectives: General Sessions

Upon completion of this activity, attendees should be better able to:

  • Assess methods and modalities 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 the management of presbyopia.
  • Summarize new information regarding the use of laser and SMILE in refractive procedures.
  • Evaluate new developments in medical, surgical, and diagnostic procedures for their ability to optimize vision in patients undergoing cataract and refractive surgery.
  • Describe new advances in the diagnosis of retinal diseases. Examine new evidence regarding the medical and surgical management of retinal disorders and trauma, including the use of new technology and techniques.
  • Assess current science regarding neuroprotection, glaucoma with cataract, and the use of lasers in glaucoma management.
  • Outline current medical and surgical treatment options used in glaucoma management.
  • Summarize current management of pediatric disorders such as cataract and retinoblastoma.
  • 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

There is no commercial or non-commercial support for this activity.

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

CNE CONTACT HOUR DESIGNATION: Vindico Medical Education will provide a maximum of 18 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

JCAHPO CONTACT HOUR DESIGNATION: This course has been approved by JCAHPO for 17.5 Group A Credits.

NOTICE: Faculty, topics, program schedule, and credit hours are subject to change. Audiotaping or videotaping is prohibited without written permission from the program director and meeting organizer.

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