Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 8:00 AM EDT
Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 4:30 PM EDT

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Indiana Memorial Union 
900 E. 7th Street
Bloomington, IN 47405

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Bridget Sims 
Indiana OPTOMETRY | Indiana Optometric Association 


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IOA's 2017 Fall Seminar
October 4 - 5, 2017 
Split-day Registration Available
Register before September 22, 2017, to avoid the $35 late fee

Register today to attend IOA's Fall Seminar to be held on Wednesday, October 4 and Thursday, October 5, 2017, at the Indiana Memorial Union in Bloomington, Indiana! This optometric event offers fourteen (14) hours of continuing education and the opportunity to gather and share ideas with optometrists from across the state and beyond.
LODGING:  Reservations can be made by calling 800-209-8145 or on IMU's Biddle Hotel website (http://imu.indiana.edu/hotel/) using Group Code 70-17.  The room block fills up fast, so be sure to make your lodging reservations early!

Wednesday, October 4      
Whittenberger Auditorium


8:00 am – 9:00 am 
Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am – 11:00 am
Ocular Side-Effects from Systemic Medications Case Studies
Description: Several systemic medications may cause potential ocular side effects that the patient may or may not be aware of. This case-based course reviews twenty systemic medication groups that have the potential to cause ocular complications.
COPE Qualified 49668-PH, 2 Hours IOB and Legend Drug
Lorne Yudcovitch, O.D., Forest Grove, OR

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ebola and other Rare Viruses What Every Optometrist Needs to Know
Description: Several devastating outbreaks of the Ebola virus have occurred in recent years. This course serves to familiarize the optometrist with the history, systemic and ocular signs, symptoms, and procedural protocols for this and other deadly viruses.
COPE Qualified 47773- SD, 1 hour IOB and Legend Drug
Lorne Yudcovitch, O.D., Forest Grove, OR

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
LUNCH – Alumni Hall
(Included in registration fee)

1:30 pm  – 2:30 pm
Vitreous Membranes, Strands, and Floaters:  A Neglected Ocular Problem
Description:Vitreous membranes, strands and floaters cause meaningful symptomatology, which is generally not reflected in visual acuity testing.  Patients often note increased symptoms after cataract extraction.  This is exacerbated with the popularity of smart phones, tablets, and computers, as patients currently have increasing visually intense activities and expectations.  Improvements in vitrectomy surgical technique include wide-angle viewing and illumination systems that enhance surgeon monitoring, small-gauge instrumentation requiring no traditional incisions or sutures, and high speed cutters that decrease the risk of retinal tears.
COPE 54802-PS, 1 Hour IOB
Tom Ciulla, MD, Indianapolis, IN

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Laser Treatment of the Glaucomas: Iridotomy and Trabeculoplasty
Description: Laser iridotomy and laser trabeculoplasty are common procedures used in primary and combination treatment of many types of glaucoma. Review of mechanisms, indications, technique and expectations of the procedures will be highlighted with video illustration.
COPE 54590-LP, 2 Hours IOB and Legend Drug
James E. Hunter, O.D. and Robert Johnston, O.D., Indianapolis, IN

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Won’t Happen in My Office: Systemic Emergencies in Optometric Offices
Description: In this lecture, we discuss some of the more commonly encountered systemic emergencies that may present in optometric offices, including hypertensive emergencies, hypertension, stroke, anaphylaxis, seizures and hypoglycemia. We review the diagnosis, management and differentials for each of the conditions and provide recommendations regarding preparation for practicing optometrists.
COPE Qualified 46748-SD, 1 hour IOB and Legend Drug
Todd Peabody, O.D. and Richard Meetz, O.D., Bloomington, Indiana

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm 
RECEPTION - Alumni Hall

Thursday, October 5      
Whittenberger Auditorium

7:00 am – 8:00 am 
Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 am – 10:00 am
Creating Distinction in Eye Care through Dry Eye, Allergy and Glaucoma Treatment and Protocols
Description: In this course we will discuss the need to create distinction in eye care. We will review diagnosis and treatment protocols for dry eye, allergy and glaucoma. We will review benefits to the patient and the practice for having protocols for these conditions in place and evaluate how to implement them in practice for better, more efficient patient care. Review of these diseases and the technology that can be utilized to enhance patient care will also be evaluated.
COPE Qualified 53158-AS, 2 hours IOB and Legend Drug
April Jasper O.D., West Palm Beach, FL

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Strategies to Create a Contact Lens Practice of Distinction
Description: This course will define distinction in contact lenses and why it matters in clinical practice. In this course we will review businesses of distinction outside of optometry and what they can teach us in our contact lens practice. Specific strategies that can be implemented in our contact lens practice will be discussed. We will review examples with the use of case presentations; the need to innovate and become distinctive; and how this action can financially impact any mode of optometric practice.
COPE Qualified 44881-CL, 2 Hours IOB
April Jasper O.D., West Palm Beach, FL

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm 
LUNCH (on your own)

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Eyelid Lumps and Bumps
Description: Patients present with a variety of lumps and bumps associated with the ocular and periocular tissues. This interactive presentation will review the various periocular lesions focusing on differentiating the benign from the malignant, the various differentials and current treatment/management options.
COPE Qualified 43871-AS, 1 Hour IOB and Legend Drug
Blair Lonsberry, O.D., Portland, OR

2:30 – 3:30 pm
Imaging Interpretation for the Comprehensive Eye Care Professional
Description: The following interactive course will focus on OCT interpretation using clinical cases. It will provide an overview of interpretation and diagnostics in retina and glaucoma management using OCT and perimetry. Structure and function will be discussed in detail.
COPE Qualified 49741-PD, 1 Hour IOB
Blair Lonsberry, O.D., Portland, OR

3:30 – 4:30 pm
Lab Testing the Basics
Description: The following interactive presentation will explore the various lab testing used in the diagnosis of systemic conditions that have associated manifestations in the eye and ocular structures. Common ocular conditions and the associated systemic diseases will be reviewed with an emphasis on what tests should be ordered and what the optometric physician should know once the results are back.
COPE Qualified: 49740-SD, 1 Hour IOB and Legend Drug
Blair Lonsberry, O.D., Portland, OR

Questions?  Contact Bridget Sims at (317) 237-3560 or at blsims@ioa.org.

CEE will not be offered at this event. Should any scheduling changes be necessary, they will be posted on this webpage. Price includes continental breakfast and lunch and reception on Wednesday.

REFUND POLICY:  All requests for refunds must be made in writing and must be postmarked or sent via email no later than October 3, 2017.  Refund requests made on or before September 27 will receive a full refund.  Requests made between September 28 and October 3, 2017, will receive a 75% refund.  No refunds will be made after October 3, 2017.

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