EVENT SCHEDULE

We’re excited to offer two continuing education tracks! Follow one track or mix them up depending on your learning preferences.

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Friday, August 7, 2020

TIME

OCT Education

Clinical Education

Workshops

Breakfast on Your Own

7:15 am – 8:05 am

OCT Retina Anatomy and How to Choose Which Scan
Dr. Julie Rodman

1 Hour

Genetics and AMD – To test or not to test that is the question
Jimmy Deom, OD, MPH, FAAO

1 Hour

WORKSHOP #1
Fundamentals of OCT Imaging (3 hours)

Description

8:05 am – 8:55 am

OCT Angiography – Segmented Vascular Anatomy, Scans, and the Metrics
Dr. Julie Rodman

1 Hour

Anterior Segment Potpourri A Case Based Approach
Jimmy Deom, OD, MPH, FAAO

1 Hour

WORKSHOP #1
Fundamentals of OCT Imaging (3 hours) Continued

Description

8:55 am – 9:45 am

Red, Yellow, and Blue Disease – What is Real Disease and What is Physiologically Normal
Dr. Greg Caldwell

1 Hour

Papilledema vs. Pseudopapilledema
Len Messner, OD

1 Hour

WORKSHOP #1
Fundamentals of OCT Imaging (3 hours) Continued

Description

9:45 am – 10:15 am

Break Hands-On with Instruments

10:15 am – 11:55 am

Vitreoretinal Interface Anomalies OCT and OCT Angiography
Drs. Julie Rodman and Greg Caldwell

2 Hours

Ocular Manifestations of Hypertension, Diabetes, Thyroid Conditions, and Hypercholesterolemia
Jimmy Deom, OD, MPH, FAAO

2 Hours

WORKSHOP #2
Advanced OCT Imaging (3 hours)

Description

11:55 am – 1:00 pm

Lunch Break with Hands-On with Instruments

1:00 pm – 2:40 pm

Diabetes OCT and OCT Angiography
Drs. Julie Rodman and Greg Caldwell

2 Hours
CEE/TQ

Mind Bending Neuro-oph Grand Rounds From the Chiasm and Beyond
Len Messner, OD

2 Hours
CEE/TQ

WORKSHOP #2
Advanced OCT Imaging (3 hours) Continued

Description

2:40 pm – 3:15 pm

Break Hands-On with Instruments

3:15 pm – 4:05 pm

OCT and OCT- Angiography Wellness – Why and How to Implement Early Detection into Your Practice
Dr. Greg Caldwell

1 Hour

Disorders of the Vitreoretinal Interface
Julie Rodman, OD

1 Hour

WORKSHOP #3
OCT and Scleral Lenses (1 hour)

Description

4:05 pm – 4:55 pm

The Choroid and the OCT
Dr. Julie Rodman

1 Hour

AMD Changes That You Aren’t Even Aware Of
Greg Caldwell, OD

1 Hour

WORKSHOP #3
OCT and Scleral Lenses (1 hour) Continued

Description

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Outdoor Reception

Saturday, August 8, 2020

TIME

OCT Education

Clinical Education

Workshops

7:15 am – 8:55 am

Glaucoma OCT and OCT Angiography
Dr. Greg Caldwell

2 Hours
CEE/TQ

Conversations in Optic Nerve and Retinal Vascular Disease
Joseph Sowka, OD

2 Hours
CEE/TQ

WORKSHOP #1
Fundamentals of OCT Imaging (3 hours)

Description

8:55 am – 9:45 am

Billing and Coding
Dr. Steve Eiss

1 Hour

Mistakes to Avoid in Glaucoma Management
Joseph Sowka, OD

1 Hour

WORKSHOP #1
Fundamentals of OCT Imaging (3 hours) Continued

Description

9:45 am – 10:15 am

Break Hands-On with Instruments

10:15 am – 11:55 am

AMD OCT and OCT Angiography
Drs. Julie Rodman and Greg Caldwell

2 Hours
CEE/TQ

Neuro-ophthalmology of Multiple Sclerosis
Len Messner, OD

2 Hours
CEE/TQ

WORKSHOP #2
Advanced OCT Imaging (3 hours)

Description

11:55 am – 1:00 pm

Lunch Break with Hands-On with Instruments

1:00 pm – 2:40 pm

Optic Nerve Evaluation with the OCT
Len Messner, OD, FAAO

2 Hours

Prevention of Medical Errors
Joseph Sowka, OD

2 Hours

WORKSHOP #2
Advanced OCT Imaging (3 hours) Continued

Description

2:40 pm – 3:15 pm

Break Hands-On with Instruments

3:15 pm – 4:55 pm

Anterior Segment Uses of OCT
Jimmy Deom, OD, MPH, FAAO

2 Hours

Florida Jurisprudence
Joseph Sowka, OD

2 Hours

WORKSHOP #3
OCT and Scleral Lenses (1 hour)

Description

4:55 pm – 5:45 pm

Identification of Human Trafficking

5:45 pm

Conference Adjourns

*Schedule, topics, and speakers are subject to change. Meals included in registration.

CEE courses are courses that having testing. If your optometry state has this requirement you will know what it means. If your state does not require CEE you can take the course get credit and do not have to take the test. 

Workshop Descriptions

WORKSHOP #1

Fundamentals of OCT Imaging (3 hours)
Todd C. Perkins
In this course, we will discuss what an OCT is and what it can do for your practice. We will briefly cover data entry and manipulation. We will cover proper scanning techniques, joystick control, common errors and environmental factors that you might not have considered. We will go over the basic different types of scans that are available on your instrument and how they are used. We will also have a very basic discussion of retinal anatomy in regard to OCT. Hands-on will be based and limited to the number of attendees vs. instruments.

WORKSHOP #2

Advanced OCT Imaging (3 hours)
Todd C. Perkins
In this course, we will quickly review proper scanning and discuss shortcutting and errors. We will dig deeper into how to edit raw scans. We will discuss output choices. We will work on the advanced utilization of a line type scan. We will discuss retina, angio and glaucoma scans in depth including change analysis. You will be taught how to work with and change baselines. We will discuss 3D and Angio scans and how to manipulate and utilize the extra tools. We will discuss the plethora of things you can scan and manage with anterior scans.

WORKSHOP #3

OCT and Scleral Lenses (1 hour)
Todd C. Perkins
In this course, we will discuss that the OCT can do for your scleral lens fitting process. We will discuss what types of scans are best to use and how to manipulate those scans. We will also discuss the different tools that can be utilized after the scans are taken.