Wednesday, July 11, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
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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 Summer Seminar 
July 11, 2018
Register on or before June 29, 2018, to avoid the $35 late fee

Register today to attend IOA's Summer Seminar to be held on Wednesday, July 11, 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.

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

9:00 am – 11:00 am
Alternative Treatment Options to Common Ocular Disease: What Works and What Doesn’t
Description: This course will explore alternative treatments to many of the common ocular diseases including environmental changes, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical alternatives as well as surgical and other non-conventional approaches to disease management.
COPE ID:  50028-AS 2 hours IOB and Legend Drug
Scot Morris, OD, Conifer, CO

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Reinventing the Refractive Process
Description: The entire industry has become more technologically advanced yet we still refract the same way that we have for 20 years or more. Learn how to use new technologies to improve the data you gather and make better clinical decisions by working smarter, not harder.
COPE ID:  50560–GO 1 hour IOB
Scot Morris, OD, Conifer, CO

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch (included in registration fee)

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Posterior Segment Grand Rounds 
Description: This course will use cases to discuss how to diagnose, treat and follow different retinal diseases. Both peripheral pathology and some central pathology will be discussed in a practical sense.
COPE ID: 51989-PS 2 hours IOB and Legend Drug
Jeffry Gerson, OD, Olathe, KS

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Art of Optometry
Description: This course will discuss the importance of optometry beyond the science. Art is needed in practicing optometry to its fullest extent, and this course will discuss the importance of the art of optometry and how to practice our profession to its fullest.
COPE ID: 51867-GO 1 hour IOB
Jeffry Gerson, OD, Olathe, KS

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
AMD Contemporary Thinking in Diagnostics and Management
Description: As AMD becomes a bigger problem in the general patient population, it becomes more important to detect it earlier and treat it appropriately. This course will discuss what ODs can do to help with risk education, prevention, early detection and treatment.
COPE ID: 49100-PS 1 hour IOB and Legend Drug
Jeffry Gerson, OD, Olathe, KS

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 June 29, 2018.  Refund requests made on or before June 29, 2018, will receive a full refund.  Requests made between June 30 and July 10, 2018, will receive a 75% refund.  No refunds will be made after July 10, 2018.

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Indianapolis, IN 46204
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