EDUCATION 18 hours of COPE CE 

Courses

Saturday September 12th, 2020

Innovations in Dry Eye and Primary Eye Care
Greg Caldwell, OD
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Glaucoma Pharmacology: Old, New and What to Do?
Joseph Sowka, OD; Greg Caldwell, OD.
Glaucoma Diagnosis: Putting it All Together
Joseph Sowka, OD and Greg Caldwell, OD
Metabolic Disease for the Optometrist New Twists on an Old Problem
Greg Caldwell, OD and Tracy Offerdahl-McGowan, PharmD
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OCT-Angiography What You Need to Know With This New Technology
Greg Caldwell, OD
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Sunday September 13th, 2020

Glaucoma Grand Rounds
Greg Caldwell, OD, Joseph Sowka, OD
Pharmaceutical Update 2020- New Drugs and Indications
Greg Caldwell, OD and Tracy Offerdahl-McGowan, PharmD
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Mistakes to Avoid in Glaucoma Management
Joseph Sowka, OD
Course being determined
Paul C. Ajamian, OD
Course being determined
Paul C. Ajamian, OD

MEET OUR SPEAKERS

Greg Caldwell | Optometric Education Consultants

Greg Caldwell, OD, FAAO

Greg Caldwell, OD, is a 1995 graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He completed a one-year residency in primary care and ocular disease at The Eye Institute in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) and a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry (ABO).

He currently works in Duncansville and Johnstown, Pennsylvania as an ocular disease consultant. Dr. Caldwell’s primary focus is the diagnosis and management of anterior and posterior segment ocular disease and he has been a participant in multiple FDA investigations. Dr. Caldwell has lectured extensively throughout the county and over twelve countries internationally. In 2010 he served as President of the Pennsylvania Optometric Association (POA) and served on the AOA Board of Trustees 2013-2016. He is President of the Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind.

Joseph Sowka | Optometric Education Consultants

Joseph Sowka, OD, FAAO, Diplomate

Dr. Sowka is a Professor of Optometry at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry where he serves as Chief of The Advanced Care Service and Director of the Glaucoma Service at the College’s Eye Institute. He is also Chair of the Department of Optometric Sciences. He is the longest tenured faculty member at the College.

Dr. Sowka is a founding member of both the Optometric Glaucoma Society and Optometric Retina Society. He is also the Chair of the Neuro-Ophthalmic Disorders in Optometry Special Interest Group for the American Academy of Optometry. Dr. Sowka is a Glaucoma Diplomate of the American Academy of Optometry. He is the lead author of the annual Handbook of Ocular Disease Management published by Review of Optometry.

Joseph Sowka | Optometric Education Consultants

Tracy Offerdahl, PharmD, BPharm, RPh

Dr. Offerdahl attended Temple University School of Pharmacy in Philadelphia, PA, for both her undergraduate and graduate degrees. Upon completion of her Doctor of Pharmacy degree, she completed a Residency at Temple University Hospital, where much of her time was spent in internal medicine and infectious diseases.

She is currently on faculty at Salus University in the Department of Optometry, where she is the course director and instructor for all systemic pharmacology courses for students in the optometry, audiology, and physician assistant programs. Additionally, she is a practicing clinical pharmacist with a pharmacy and a patient care practice site in Rosemont, PA.

Dr. Offerdahl is currently earning another degree in holistic medicine, as well as additional certifications in veterinary pharmacy. She lectures extensively in the optometry community.

Joseph Sowka | Optometric Education Consultants

Paul C. Ajamian, OD

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