Wednesday, February 7, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST
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Ritz Charles 
12156 N. Meridian Street
Carmel, IN 46032

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Bridget Sims 
Indiana OPTOMETRY | Indiana Optometric Association 


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IOA's 2018 Winter Seminar 
February 7, 2018
Register on or before January 26, 2018, to avoid the $35 late fee

Register today to attend IOA's Winter Seminar to be held on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at the Ritz Charles in Carmel, Indiana! This optometric continuing education (CE) event offers seven (7) hours of COPE-qualified CE. CEE (continuing education with exam) will not be offered at this event.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

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

9:00 am – 11:00 am
Neurological and Systemic Disease Presenting in Primary Care Optometry
Jacqueline Theis, OD, Berkeley, CA 
Description: This course describes in detail the components of a neuro-optometric examination and its use in patient care when an optometrist suspects underlying systemic and/or neurological disease.
COPE ID: 51919-NO, 2 Hours IOB

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Concussion: An Evidence-Based Approach to Optometric Management
Jacqueline Theis, OD, Berkeley, CA 
Description: Overview of the current evidence-based pathophysiological mechanism of concussion and visual sequelae. Provide literature-guided direction for optometric patient management.
COPE ID: 51920-NO, 1 Hour IOB

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm         Lunch 

1:00 pm –2:00 pm
Corneal Grand Rounds
Paul Karpecki, OD, Lexington, KY
Description: The lecture is a grand-rounds approach to diagnosis and therapeutic management of various corneal diseases. The course involves the audience in a series of cases that are both common and rare with special emphasis on therapeutic management. Doctors will learn to treat, manage or timely refer various corneal conditions ranging from infectious and inflammatory disease to corneal dystrophy.
COPE ID: 52554-AS, 1 Hour IOB, Legend Drug

2:00 pm –3:00 pm
Innovations in Eyecare
Paul Karpecki, OD, Lexington, KY
Description: This is a fast paced peak into exciting diagnostic and treatment technologies that currently or soon will affect optometry. Technologies range from stem cell and amniotic membrane therapies to point of care diagnostics, new diagnostic devices for imaging, advances in ocular surface disease and advanced refraction technology. Over 65 of patients research ocular conditions on the internet prior to visiting an optometrist and may inquire about these new technologies. This course will ensure you can answer all of their questions.
COPE ID: 52559-GO, 1 Hour IOB

3:00 pm –4:00 pm
Diagnosis and Treatment of Ocular Surface Conditions, Focus on Allergy
Paul Karpecki, OD, Lexington, KY
Description: Allergies are one of the most common conditions treated by optometry. In fact optometry prescribes more topical ophthalmic allergy drops than any other eye care provider. But in the last few years there have been numerous developments, new medications and new understanding of the various allergic eye diseases. This lecture will provide practical clinical pearls to the effective management of seasonal and perennial allergies, giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC), vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) and atopic keratoconjunctivitis (AKC).
COPE ID: 52558-AS, 1 Hour IOB, Legend Drug

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Real World OCT Subtle Findings with Critical Implications

Thomas Ciulla, MD, Indianapolis, IN
Description: A real-world OCT case series will be presented, derived from a typical retina clinic setting, demonstrating common but subtle findings that carry prognostic significance and/or impact management.
COPE ID: 55652-PD, 1 Hour IOB

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

Should any scheduling changes be necessary, they will be posted on this webpage.

REFUND POLICY:  All requests for refunds must be made in writing and must be postmarked or sent via email no later than February 6, 2018.  Refund requests made on or before January 26, 2018, will receive a full refund.  Requests made between January 27 and February 6, 2018, will receive a 75% refund.  No refunds will be made after February 6, 2018.

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