Combined Ophthalmic Symposium Nurse and Technician Program

Registration is Now Open! 

Friday, August 23 - Saturday, August 24

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

Please continue checking our website for more information as it becomes available.


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

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.

Contiuing Education:

This Course will be available for nursing credit and will be submitted for consideration of JCAHPO credits


Registration

 

**If you need to register a group or pay by check, please print the group registration form below. One form per registrant required with individual email addresses for each.

 

 Early Bird Registration 

 April 22 - June 27

 Registration

  June 28 - August 15  

 Full Meeting ASORN Members 

 $260

 $290

 Full Meeting Nonmembers

 $310

 $345

 One Day ASORN Members

 $150

 $180

 One Day Nonmembers

 $180

 $210

 


Preliminary Schedule

Friday, August 23 

 
12:10 – 1:10 PM

Session

1:10 – 2:10 PM

Session

2:10 – 2:40 PM

Afternoon Break (Refreshments Provided)

2:40 – 3:40 PM

Session

3:40 – 4:40 PM

Session

4:40 – 4:55 PM

Evaluation

Saturday, August 24     

 
7:00 – 8:00 AM 

Breakfast (Provided)

8:10 – 9:10 AM

Session

9:10 – 10:10 AM

Session

10:10 – 10:40 AM 

Morning Break (Refreshments Provided)

10:40 – 11:40 AM 

Session 

11:40 – 12:40 PM

Session

12:40 – 1:40 PM

Lunch (Provided)

1:40 – 2:40 PM

Session

2:40 – 3:40 PM

Session

3:40 – 4:00 PM

Evaluation

 

Check Back for the list of topic and speakers!

 


Continuing Education

Nursing: This course will be available for Nurse Contact Hours

JCAHPO: This course will be submitted for consideration of JCAHPO credits


Exhibitors and Sponsors

Exhibit Opportunities will be available at the 2019 Combined Ophthalmic Symposium. COS exhibit information can be found on the ASCRS website.

Nurse and Tech Program Sponsorship Opportunities are open!


Housing

A room block will be set up at the JW Marriott for attendees of the Combined Ophthalmic Symposium. Please 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 young eye surgeons, ophthalmologists, optometrists and practice management 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 14 will be charged a 20% cancellation fee. Refund requests made by August 21 will be charged a 50% cancellation fee. Refunds will not be granted after August 21. 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 for 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
PARTIALLY SUPPORTED BY AN UNRESTRICTED EDUCATIONAL GRANT FROM ALCON

 

Friday, August 23

 

12:10 – 1:10 PM

Session

1:10 – 2:10 PM

Session

2:10 – 2:40 PM

Afternoon Break

2:40 – 3:40 PM

Session

3:40 – 4:40 PM

Session

4:40 – 4:55 PM

Evaluation

Saturday, August 24

 

7:00 – 8:00 AM 

Breakfast

8:10 – 9:10 AM

Session

9:10 – 10:10 AM

Session

10:10 – 10:40 AM 

Morning Break

10:40 – 11:40 AM 

Session

11:40 – 12:40 PM

Session

12:40 – 1:40 PM

Lunch

1:40 – 2:40 PM

Session

2:40 – 3:40 PM

Session

3:40 – 4:00 PM

Evaluation

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