Full program description
July 30, 2022
Our Annual Summer Conference will be held in person at the Fawcett Center at 2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43210. Parking is free.
We will offer 7 hours of COPE approved CE each day along with tea and coffee in the morning and a boxed lunch in the afternoon.
To gain COPE-approved credit, attendance will be monitored for the live hours.
The cost per hour will be $30. Attendance is free for anyone with current College of Optometry faculty status. Eligible faculty should refer to a separate email to receive their promotion code.
ALL registration must be done online only and registration will close at noon on Tuesday, July 26.
As always, any income from the conference will be used to fund several college initiatives. Thank you for your support of our college! If you have any issues with registration please email us directly at CE@optometry.osu.edu
Saturday, July 30, 2022
12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.
Perplexing Pupils (78829-NO)
Pupil size and function is something that is typically assessed for all patients at annual eye exams, but when differences in pupil size, shape and reactivity are seen, the underlying etiology of these findings require prompt and correct diagnosis for proper patient care. This lecture will present a review of pupillary function/structure, congenital and acquired pupil conditions, as well as diagnostic tests to assess pupil function in order to give clinicians the confidence to assess and manage common pupillary conditions appropriately.
1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.
Access to Care, A Public Health Perspective (78801-PB)
In this course we will examine the various definitions of access to care. We will explore how and why optometrists are suited to provide increased access to care. We will also discuss several factors that are leading to an increased demand for care, while exploring the workforce demographics as they currently exist.
2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
A review and update on Keratoconus (78802-TD)
This course will review the current epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, diagnostics, classification and management. The discussion on management will include corneal cross linking, contact lenses, implantable ring segments, transplants (penetrating keratoplasty & deep anterior lamellar keratoplasy) and topography guided refractive surgery.
*Treatment and management of disease / pharm credit
All times are Eastern Daylight Time