Combined Ophthalmic Symposium Nurse and Technician Program

Friday, August 11 - Saturday, August 12

JW Marriott Austin
110 East 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701

Please keep checking our website for course information and program schedule.


Course Directors: Susan F. Clouser, MSN, RN, CRNO and Karen Fogelman, RN, BSN, CRNO

Target Audience: This course is designed for ophthalmic registered nurses, ophthalmic technicians, assistants, technologists and others interested in the clinical care of the ophthalmic patient.


Registration

 

 Early Bird Registration 

 March 14 - June 23  

 Registration

 June 24 - August 1 

 Full Meeting ASORN Members 

 $255

 $285

 Full Meeting Nonmembers

 $305

 $335

 One Day ASORN Members

 $145

 $175

 One Day Nonmembers

 $175

 $205

 

**If you need to register a group or pay with a check please use the paper registration form linked below. Each registrant needs to fill out a form for the reigstration to be complete. 


Program Schedule - Topics and Speakers

Friday, August 11

9:00am-5:00pm Registration

12:00pm-12:10pm Welcome

12:10pm-1:10pm The Ins and Outs of Phacodynamics - Michael Karon, MD, PhD

1:10pm-2:10pm Cataract Surgery Toolkit 2017 - Sumitra Khandelwel, MD

2:10pm-2:40pm Break

2:40pm-3:40pm IOL Options for Addressing Presbyopia - Douglas Koch, MD

3:40pm-4:40pm Astigmatism Correction in Cataract Surgery: A to Z - Mitchell Weikert, MD

4:40pm-4:55pm Evaluation

Saturday, August 12

6:30am-5:30pm Registration

7:00am-8:00am Breakfast

8:00am-8:10am Welcome

8:10am-9:10am Sudden Loss of Vision - Jose Agustin Martinez, MD

9:10am-10:10am Caring for the Glaucoma Patient - Zarmeena Vendal, MD 

10:10am-10:40am Break

10:40am-11:40am The Workup of a Neuro-Ophthalmology Patient - Ami ShahVira, MD

11:40pm-12:40pm Another Day in the Life of an Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgeon - Vikram Durairaj, MD

12:40pm-1:40pm Lunch

1:40pm-2:40pm Challenging Cases: Techniques for Successful Outcomes - Nicole Fram, MD

2:40pm-3:40pm Integration of Technology to Optimize Outcomes in Cataract Surgery - Kendall Donaldson, MD, MS

3:40pm-4:00pm Break

4:00pm-5:00pm Enhancing Vision - From Regular Joes All The Way to the Pros - Derek Cunningham, OD, FAAO

5:00pm-5:15pm Evaluation


Continuing Education

Nursing: This course has been approved for 11.5 Nurse Contact Hours.

JCAHPO: This course has been approved for 11 JCAHPO Group A Credits.


Exhibitors and Sponsors

Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities will be available at the 2017 Combined Ophthalmic Symposium.

COS exhibit information can be found on the ASCRS website.


Housing

A room block has been set up at the JW Marriott for attendees of the Combined Ophthalmic Symposium. CLICK HERE to book your housing.


Ophthalmologist, Optometrist and Administrator Programs

The ASORN Nurse and Technician program is part of the Combined Ophthalmic Symposium put on by ASCRS and ASOA. Programs for ophthalmologists, optometrists and administrators will be held.

ASORN is not involved with the planning of these programs nor does registration with one program grant entry to another. For more information on the other programs and to register please visit the ASCRS website.


Cancellation Policy

Refund requests made by August 1 will be charged a 20% cancellation fee. Refund requests made by August 10 will be charged a 50% cancellation fee. Refunds will not be granted after August 10. Refund requests must be made in writing. Please send to asorn@aao.org


Disclosures

NURSING CONTACT HOURS WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF OPHTHALMIC REGISTERED NURSES (ASORN).
ASORN IS ACCREDITED AS A PROVIDER OF CONTINUING NURSING EDUCATION BY THE AMERICAN NURSES CREDENTIALING CENTER’S (ANCC) COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION (COA). 
ASORN is provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing CEP #16717.
NURSES: THIS COURSE will be available NURSE CONTACT HOURS.
JCAHPO: THIS COURSE will be submitted for consideration of JCAHPO Credits.
DISCLOSURES
ASORN'S ACCREDITED STATUS DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT BY ASORN OR THE ANCC OF ANY COMMERCIAL PRODUCTS DISCUSSED OR DISPLAYED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THIS EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY. ALL PRESENTERS AND THE NURSE COORDINATORS MAY RECEIVE AN HONORARIUM.
THIS COURSE IS NOT SPONSORED BY JCAHPO; ONLY REVIEWED FOR COMPLIANCE WITH JCAHPO STANDARDS AND CRITERIA AND AWARDED CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT ACCORDINGLY; THEREFORE, JCAHPO CANNOT PREDICT THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE PROGRAM OR ASSURE ITS QUALITY IN SUBSTANCE AND PRESENTATION.
SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION
SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION IS IDENTIFIED AS ATTENDANCE AT EACH SESSION FOR THE DESIGNATED TIME. CREDIT FOR A COURSE HOUR WILL BE DENIED TO INDIVIDUALS WHO MISS MORE THAN 10 MINUTES OF THAT HOUR.
ATTENDEES must SUBMIT A COMPLETED evaluation and ATTENDANCE VERIFICATION FORM AT THE END OF THE LAST SESSION FOR RECOGNITION OF CREDITS.
COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
COMMERCIAL SUPPORT WILL BE SOUGHT FOR THIS EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY