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Registration is Closed

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Presbyterian Hospital
8200 Walnut Hill Lane
Dallas, Texas 75231

Join ASORN for this day of exciting and informative programming designed for ophthalmic nurses and technicians. 

Course registration includes all lectures, breakfast, morning break, and lunch. 

More details coming soon!

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

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

Continuing Education 

Nursing: 6.25 Nurse Contact Hours 

JCHAPO: 6.00 JCHAPO Group A Credits 


Pre-registration is now closed. Onsite registration will be available on April 6 starting at 7:00am.


Early Bird Registration
  January 8 - February 19   


  February 20 - March 27  

 ASORN Members 









Preliminary Program Schedule

7:00 AM - 4:15 PM - Registration

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM - Breakfast

8:00 AM - 8:10 AM - Welcome

8:10 AM - 9:10 AM  - Surgical Considerations of Uveal Melanoma - Timothy Fuller, MD

9:10 AM - 10:10AM - Global Outreach: A Mission or a Mandate? - Oluwatosin Smith MD

10:10 AM - 10:40 AM - Morning Break

10:40 AM - 11:40 AM - Updates in Glaucoma Treatment and MIGS - Azra Idrizovic DO

11:40 AM - 12:40 PM - Advances in Eyebanking and Corneal Transplantation - Donna Drury MBA CEBT 

12:40 PM - 1:40 PM - Lunch

1:40 PM - 2:40 PM - Pediatric Cataract Surgery and Intraocular Lens in Children - Serena Wang MD

2:40 PM – 2:55 PM - Quick Break

2:55 PM – 3:55 PM - What Did She Ask For? Gymnastics Equipment for Modern Cataract Surgery - Jamie Alexander MD

3:55 PM - 4:10 PM - Evaluations

* subject to change 

Continuing Education

Nursing - 6.25 Nurse Contact Hours

JCAHPO - 6.0 JCAHPO Group A Credits

Cancellation Policy

Refund requests made by March 27 will be charged a 20% cancellation fee. Refund requests made by April 2 will be charged a 50% cancellation fee. Refunds will not be granted after April 2. Refund requests must be made in writing. Please send to asorn@aao.org. 

Lodging and Getting to the Meeting

Getting to the Meeting

Local Attendees - Parking is available for $2 a day at Presbyterian Hospital.

Out of Town Attendees - Presbyterian can be accessed from Dallas Love Field Airport (8 miles) or Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (24 miles). Both airports have multiple flights a day on national airlines.


The following hotels are a short drive from Presbyterian Hospital:

Courtyard Dallas Central Expressway

La Quinta Inn and Suites Dallas North Central

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Dallas - Campbell Center

Hyatt House Dallas/Lincoln Park


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: 6.25 Nurse Contact hours
JCAHPO: 6.00 JCAHPO Group A Credits

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 will 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 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 should submit a completed attendance verification form at the end of the last session for recognition of credits.

partially supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Alcon.