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1245 MADISON AVENUE, MEMPHIS, TN 38104
For questions and information regarding Continuing Education, please contact Delores Johnson, Coordinator of Continuing Education at [email protected] or 901.722.3397.
All Course Registration: Sessions 1-7 $300 ($350 - $50 discount)
Special Session Fee: (Session 8 NPDD) $125
Ala Carte: $25/hour (or $50 per course), excluding Special Course $125
Cancellation Fee: $50
16 Hours Max Possible
Bookstore open 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
First Floor of Tower
4th Floor of Tower
Shaleen Ragha, OD
2 HRS COPE ID: 70836-GL
Various technology is available to manage glaucoma, and appropriate analysis of the test is needed for optimal patient care. Interpreting any test requires a solid understanding of the machine’s database, test acquisition mechanism, tools, and reports. Test quality, artifacts, and confounding pathology can influence results. This course will demonstrate commonly missed errors, especially on optical coherence tomography (OCT), which can affect determination of a patient’s progression.
Blair Lonsberry, OD
2 HRS COPE ID: 72317-AS
Ocular emergencies are inherently unpredictable requiring the clinicians to be able to think on their feet, while triaging and managing the patient. Utilizing the latest in interactive technology, this course will review the various presentations of ocular urgencies and emergencies focusing on triaging, case history and key points in diagnosing various emergent conditions. Up to date treatment and management plans will be discussed in detail, focusing on current therapeutic treatments.
2 HRS COPE ID: 72262-AS
This interactive course will examine the various forms of corneal dystrophies and degenerations focusing on patient symptoms, diagnostic criteria, affects on vision, and the most current management and treatment options with an emphasis on co-managing surgical patients.
Bookstore open 9 a.m.—1 p.m.
Mohammad Rafieetary, OD
2 HRS COPE ID: 73078-PS
This spectrum of posterior segment autoimmune and inflammatory disorders can be extremely challenging with respect to both diagnosis and management. This is a clinically practical and case based approach reviews of topics in regards to signs and symptoms and management of a variety of these conditions, with emphasis on white dot syndrome. The systemic disease association of posterior segment inflammatory disease is also discussed.
Bryan Rogoff, OD
2 HRS COPE ID: 73296-PD
Artificial intelligence in AI in eye care has captured the imagination of eye care providers. This course will introduce the basic foundation and concepts of AI and the methodology used for interpreting photographs for the possibility of referable diabetic retinopathy, the most use of AI in eye care, along with other areas of eye care, where AI is being used. The future role of a live practitioner is also highlighted in collaborating with AI in streamlining gap closures in systemic and eye disease.
2 HRS COPE ID: 70062-SD
Obesity is a complex problem which costs the US healthcare system about 147 billion annually and approximately 39.8 of US adults are affected.1 This is a complex problem that needs a multifaceted approach that includes all allied health professionals including optometrists. Obesity related conditions including cardiovascular disease and diabetes can be prevented with certain prevention. This course discusses how optometrists can be part of the health team to treat patients who have obesity and diabetes and to lower healthcare costs and increase quality of life.
2 HRS COPE ID: 73079-PS
Optometrists encounter several patients with a variety of degenerative and non-degenerative macular conditions. There are a number of risk factors associated with these diseases including patients demography, genetics and life-style choices. Many of these patients suffer specifically from age related macular degeneration AMD while others mimic AMD. From standpoint of clinical course and proper management of patients suffering with these conditions, differential diagnosis is very important. This lecture demonstrates the clinical and diagnostic findings associated AMD as compared to other mimicking clinical entities.
Michael S. Ensor, OD
2 HRS COPE ID: 73077-EJ
Prescribing narcotic pain relief can be a daunting task for the primary eyecare professional. Individual state laws, national drug schedules, and the current opioid crisis are all factors that must be considered when choosing an appropriate treatment plan. This two hour course is designed to review the current laws governing opioid prescribing, the basic pharmacology of these medications, and their accepted use in an optometric practice. Treatment of opioid addiction and abuse will also be covered.
SCO Spring CE – April 2-3, 2022
Residents Weekend – June 9 – 11, 2022