Full program description
July 31, 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
Sunday July 31, 2022
12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.
Pediatric Anterior Uveitis: An Evidence-Based Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment (78972-TD)
Kelsey A. Carriere and Katherine Hogan
This lecture will define and describe pediatric anterior uveitis focusing specifically on its unique characteristics and concerns in this population. The attendee will be able to apply standard uveitis nomenclature (SUN) grading, describe the appropriate laboratory work-up, provide a differential diagnosis for the etiology of pediatric anterior uveitis, and understand the role of both ocular and systemic treatments including the newest therapies using biologic medications. Case examples will be provided throughout to further emphasize the clinical relevance.
1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.
Congenital Optic Nerve Anomalies (78733-NO)
Kelsey A. Carriere
This course will define and describe common and uncommon congenital optic nerve findings. Case examples will be provided throughout to further emphasize the clinical relevance.
2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
Diabetic Retinopathy from ETDRS to DRCR: The Optometrist’s Role in Managing Diabetic Retinopathy (78746-TD)
Diabetic retinopathy remains one of the leading causes of blindness among working-age adults in the United States. As the prevalence of diabetes and diabetic retinopathy increases globally the importance of routine retinal examinations continues increase, and optometry serves a critical role in providing access to care for patients. This lecture will discuss the current standardized grading schemes for diabetic retinopathy from the Early Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy Study (ETDRS) and the meanings of these categories.
*Treatment and management of disease / pharm credit
All times are Eastern Daylight Time