Join ASORN for an EyeQ Webinar in 2019

Members - Free!

Nonmembers - $45

 

New Updates in Uveitis

with Kim Baynes, BSN, CRNO
Tuesday, September 10, 4:30pm PT/7:30pm ET
Recording Available September 11 - November 29

Description: New Developments of Uveitis will be a course to educate the ophthalmic nurse on the nuance of the uveitis patients. It will look at the current treatments for uveitis and how to educate patients on side effects. We will also delve into what is currently being worked on for the future, including medications and delivery systems being developed or currently in the process of being in a phase I, II, or III in clinical research. Novel imaging approaches to develop better outcomes for treatment of uveitis and development of better medications to treat the various types of uveitis. This course will be an overview of the past, the present and the future of treating these very rare sets of eye diseases that can be potentially sight threatening

Educational Objectives:

1. Discuss the various types of uveitis and disease states that can cause them. 

2. Examine current treatments available for uveitis.

3. Discuss new study drugs for uveitis and new outcome measurements being developed.

Nursing: This webinar is available for 1 Nurse Contact Hour

 

Hazardous Drug Safety for the Non-Oncology Nurse

with Seth Eisenberg RN OCN BMTCN
Tuesday, October 1, 4:30pm PT/7:30pm ET
Recording Available October 2 - November 29

Description: This course is designed to assist ophthalmology/ASC personnel in gaining a better understanding of the inherent dangers associated with mitomycin and 5FU for ophthalmology procedures. Content will focus on evidence based practice guidelines and standards, with specific guidance for both safe practice and compliance with USP chapter 800.

Educational Objectives:

1. Discuss definition of hazardous drugs (HDs).

2. Review the dangers associated with exposure to HDs

3. Discuss the implications of environmental contamination associated with HDs.

Nursing: This webinar is available for 1 Nurse Contact Hour

 

USP <800> How It Effects You

with Lori Pacheco, RN, CRNO
Tuesday, October 29, 4:30pm PT/7:30pm ET
Recording Available October 30 - November 29

Description: We will be discussing USP <800> as the second lecture in a series of 2 lectures. We will start with a brief definition of hazardous drugs (HD), what HD's we encounter in ophthalmic settings, and the dangers of exposure to HD's. The last piece of the lecture we will discuss how USP <800> effects our facilities and steps to implement USP <800> compliance.

Educational Objectives:

1. Define “Hazardous Drugs” (HDs).

2. Discuss the dangers of HD exposure

3. Define steps to implement USP <800> compliance

Nursing: This webinar is available for 1 Nurse Contact Hour

 

Pterygium Surgery: Amniotic Membrane Transplantation Fibrin Glue Topical/ Intraoperative Mitomycin C All an Ophthalmic Nurse Should Know!

with S-Farzad Mohammadi, MD, FICO MPH
November 12, 2019, 4:30pm PT/7:30pm ET
Recording Available November 13 - January 31

Description: 

1. Knowing Pterygium nature and its cure
2. How to help patient in making a decision for surgical removal & reconstruction
3. How to handle and prepare AM
4. How to handle and prepare fibrin glue
5. How to handle safely, prepare & dispose MMC
6. How to aid effectively w/ respect to sterility, anesthesia, exposure, hemostasis, & surgical assistance
7. How to instruct patient on p/o care

Educational Objectives:

1. Define Pterygium nature and its cure

2. Describe how to help patient in making a decision for surgical

3. Discuss how to aid effectively w/ respect to sterility, anesthesia

** Registration for the LIVE webinar is now CLOSED. Registering now will allow access to the webinar recording which will be emailed out to all registrants 24-48 hrs after the live webinar date. 

 


 Past Webinars

Implants for Retinal Pathologies
with David Eichenbaum, MD
July 16, 2019

New Technologies in Cataract Surgery
with Richard E. Gans, MD
April 9, 2019

Best Practices in Sterile Processing of Ophthalmic Surgical Instruments
with Lori Pacheco, RN, CRNO
January 8, 2019

Pearls and Pitfalls in the Management of Patients with Ocular Trauma
with Marcus Colyer, MD
December 4, 2018

Dangerous Visual Fields: How to Spot a Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
with Andrew G. Lee, MD
September 11, 2018

The Future of Nursing Informatics
with Dana Basara, DNP, RN
June 6, 2018

Hand Hygiene: What is Old and New in 2018 
with Douglas J. Mastel, BS
May 8, 2018

Hot Topics in Ophthalmology
with Anne Menke, PhD, RN
February 6, 2018

Age Related Wet and Dry Macular Degeneration
with Andrew N. Antoszyk, MD
October 3, 2017

Zika and the Eye
with William May, MD
July 11, 2017

Changes in Pharma Regulations: How it Affects the OR Nurse 
with John Karwoski, RPh, MBA and Seth Eisenberg RN, ASN, OCN, BMTCN
June 6, 2017

Steam Sterilization - What Do You Know?
with Barbara Ann Harmer, MHA, BSN, RN
May 16, 2017

Thyroid Eye Disease
with Richard Cutler Allen, MD
February 21, 2017

Compounding Clarity: A State of the Union as to Regulation and Enforcement of Compounding Pharmacies
with Cynthia Schnedar and Steve Lokensgard
January 26, 2017


Disclosures

CONTINUING EDUCATION: NURSING CONTACT HOURS WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF OPHTHALMIC REGISTERED NURSES (ASORN).
ASORN IS ACCREDITED AS A PROVIDER OF NURSING CONTINUING PROGESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT BY THE AMERICAN NURSES CREDENTIALING CENTER'S COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION.
ASORN is provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing CEP #16717.

NURSES: 1 NURSE CONTACT HOUR PER WEBINAr
SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION: PARTICIPANTS MUST ATTEND THE ENTIRE WEBINAR TO RECEIVE CREDITS. CREDIT FOR A COURSE HOUR WILL BE DENIED TO INDIVIDUALS WHO MISS MORE THAN 10 MINUTES OF THAT HOUR.
ATTENDANCE VERIFICATION: POST MEETING EVALUATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED TO RECEIVE CREDITS FOR THE WEBINAR. ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATES ARE EMAILED APPROXIMATELY 1 MONTH AFTER THE WEBINAR.
COMMERCIAL SUPPORT: Hot topics in ophthalmology is partially supported by an unrestricted educational grant from the st. Louis Chapter of asorn. Hand Hygeine is partially supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Mastel Precision Surgical Instruments.

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