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2014 UNC Eye Symposium: Technician Continuing Education Session

William & Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education (Sunflower Room)

April 5, 2014

 

Agenda

7:30a – 7:55a              Registration & Breakfast

7:55a – 8:00a              Welcome

                       David A. Chesnutt, MD

8:00a – 8:30a              Evaluating the Diplopic Patient: Think 1-2-3!

                       David A. Chesnutt, MD

8:30a – 9:00a              Introduction to Ophthalmic Ultrasound

                       Cathy DiBernardo, CDOS, ROUB

9:00a – 9:30a              Billing and Coding Compliance

                       Nirmal Gulati, MS, CPC

9:30a – 9:45a              Break

9:45a to 10:15a          Plastics Lecture (Title Pending)

                                       Amy M. Fowler, MD

10:15a – 10:45a         Introduction to Retinoscopy – Objective Refraction

                                       James R. King, COA, OSA

10:45a – 11:15a         Manifest Refraction – What To Do After Retinoscopy

                                       Teresa A. Hendley, COT

11:15a – 11:45a         OCT: Getting What Your Doctor Needs on Challenging Patients

                                       Sarah Moyer, CRA, OCT-C

11:45a – 12:00p         Panel Q&A/Discussion

12:00p – 1:00p           Lunch

1:00p – 2:15p             Workshop One*

2:30p – 3:45p             Workshop Two*

*Workshops will be held at the Kittner Eye Center at 2226 Nelson Hwy. Ste. 200; Chapel Hill, NC 27517. You will be able to choose two of three available workshops: OCT, Refraction, & Ultrasound.

 

Accreditation

The UNC Department of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) to provide continuing education credit to Allied Health personnel who attend the Tech Session.

Continuing Education Credit

Technicians Session

The Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 Group A credit(s). The Ophthalmic Photographer’s Society (OPS) designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 Continuing Education Credits. Allied Health personnel should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosures

The Tech Session is not sponsored by JCAHPO; only reviewed for compliance with JCAHPO standards and criteria and awarded continuing education credit accordingly; therefore, JCAHPO cannot predict the effectiveness of the program or assure its quality in substance and presentation.

Registration and Fees

Tech Session fees are $100 for the Morning Session only (3.75 Group A Credit Hours) or $150 for the Morning Session, lunch, and Workshop Session (6.25 Group A Credit Hours).

  Location: William & Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education; Sunflower Room
  Date: 04/05/14 - 04/05/14
  Time: (See session details)
  Sponsor: Ophthalmology
  Price: $0.00
  Pay Methods:  Credit Card
  Payment Notes: Tech Session fees are $100 for the Morning Session only (3.75 Group A Credit Hours) or $150 for the Morning Session, lunch, and Workshop Session (6.25 Group A Credit Hours). Registrations will not be processed unless accompanied by full payment. Please fully complete the survey at registration and also indicate the workshops you would like to attend. Only "All Day" registrations will be accepted into workshops -- do not enroll in a workshop if you selected the "Morning Session Only" option. Workshop availability is on a first-in basis. The registration deadline is Friday, March 28, 2014. Registration is limited. Late registrations may not receive all conference materials. All registrations must be received by March 28, 2014. When your registration is processed you will receive a receipt and/or confirmation. If you have not received your confirmation by March 28, 2014, please call (919) 843-0264 to inquire. Refund and Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received either by fax or mail by March 28, 2014. Cancellations received after this date will not be refunded. Any cancellations will incur a fee of $35 and will be deducted from your refund (if applicable). Transfer of registration to another UNC School of Medicine conference in lieu of cancellation is not possible. Substitutions are encouraged. The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of cancellation or postponement, UNC Ophthalmology will fully refund any registration fees but is not responsible for any related costs or expenses to participants, including cancellation fees assessed by hotels, airlines, rental car, or travel agencies.
     
  For more information, contact the event administrator: Christopher Postlethwait cpostlet@email.unc.edu

Session Date Time Additional Fees
Workshop One Choice: OCT 04/05/2014 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM $ 0.00
Workshop One Choice: Ophthalmic Ultrasound 04/05/2014 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM $ 0.00
Workshop One Choice: Refraction 04/05/2014 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM $ 0.00
Workshop Two Choice: OCT 04/05/2014 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM $ 0.00
Workshop Two Choice: Ophthalmic Ultrasound 04/05/2014 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM $ 0.00
Workshop Two Choice: Refraction 04/05/2014 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM $ 0.00
Morning Session Only 04/05/2014 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM $ 0.00

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