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2019 UNC Eye Symposium | Technician Session
William & Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education (Sunflower Room)
April 6, 2019

Course Description

The UNC Eye Symposium will provide the latest updates and insights in the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders including anterior segment, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, oculoplastics, and pediatric ophthalmology.

Target Audience

This conference is designated for Ophthalmic Assistants, Technicians, and Photographers.

 

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 6.0 Group A credit(s). Allied Health personnel should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Ophthalmic Photographer's Society is evaluating the course for eligibility.

Special Note: Credit will be awarded only upon completion of an online survey, the details of which will be included in the registration packets distributed on the day of the meeting. You will have 30 days after the meeting to complete the survey and receive your credit.

 

Disclosures

The 2019 UNC Eye Symposium: Technician Continuing Education 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.

 

2019 UNC Eye Symposium | Technician CE Session Agenda

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

April 6, 2019

 

7:30 - 7:50am             Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:50 - 8:00am             Welcome and Introductions

David Fleischman, MD

8:00 - 8:30am             "OCT Made Simple"

Veronica Kon Graversen, MD

8:30 - 9:00am             "OCT Imaging for Glaucoma"

O'Rese Knight, MD

9:00 - 9:30am             "OCT Troubleshooting"

Sarah Armstrong, CRA, OCT-C, FOPS

9:30 - 9:45am           BREAK

9:45 - 10:15am         "Unusual Cases of Dry Eye"

Julie Skaggs, MD

10:15 - 10:45am         "My Doctor Doesn't Like These Measurements (And I Don't Know Why)"

Justin Goble

10:45-11:15am         "Perimetry Primer"

Kevin Sitko, MD

11:15 - 11:45pm         "Subjective Refraction Tips. Avoid Rechecks and Patient Dissatisfaction"

                            Teresea Hendley, OCT

11:45 - 12:30              LUNCH

1:00 - 2:15pm           Workshop One*

2:15 - 2:30pm             BREAK

2:30 - 3:45pm             Workshop Two*

*Workshops will be held at the UNC Kittner Eye Center at 2226 Nelson Hwy. Ste. 200, Chapel Hill, NC 27517. You will be able to choose two of three available workshops: "Goldmann Visual Field", "Retinoscopy in Plus Cylinder", and "OCT Troubleshooting".

 

  Location: William & Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education 100 Friday Center Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
  Date: 04/06/19 - 04/06/19
  Time: (See session details)
  Sponsor: Ophthalmology
  Price: Session Specific
  Pay Methods:  Credit Card  UNC Account
  Payment Notes: Technician Session fees are $100 for the Morning Session only (3.5 Group A Credit Hours) or $150 for the Morning Session, lunch, and two (2) workshop sessions (up to 6.0 Group A Credit Hours). Workshop registrations are final. Registrations will not be processed unless accompanied by full payment. Workshop availability is on a first-in basis. When your registration is processed you will receive an electronic receipt and/or confirmation. If you have not received your confirmation by March 30, 2019, please call (919) 843-0264 to inquire. Refund and Cancellation Policy Cancellations must be received in writing by fax, mail, or email to the program coordinator by March 29, 2019. Cancellations received after this date will not be refunded. All cancellations will incur a fee of $35 which will be deducted from your refund (if applicable). Transfer of registration to another UNC School of Medicine or Carolinas Healthcare System 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, the UNC Department of Ophthalmology will fully refund 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.
  Cutoff Date: 03/30/2019 You will NOT be able to register on or after this date!
     
  For more information, contact the event administrator: Melissa Carroll mlc521@email.unc.edu

Session Date Time Additional Fees
Workshop One Choice - Goldmann Visual Field 04/06/2019 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM $ 25.00
Workshop One Choice - Retinoscopy in Plus Cylinder 04/06/2019 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM $ 25.00
Workshop One Choice - OCT Troubleshooting 04/06/2019 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM $ 25.00
Workshop Two Choice - Goldmann Visual Field 04/06/2019 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM $ 25.00
Workshop Two Choice - Retinoscopy in Plus Cylinder 04/06/2019 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM $ 25.00
Workshop Two Choice - OCT Troubleshooting 04/06/2019 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM $ 25.00
No Workshops - Morning Session Only 04/06/2019 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM $ 0.00

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