current concepts

Continuing education for optometrists presented by the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and UW Health Eye Clinics. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Current Concepts event will be held virtually. The program offers four (4) hours of virtual continuing education credit.

Cost

$65

Meeting Information

The virtual meeting room information will be sent to registered attendees prior to the event.

2020 Program

8:00 – 8:10 Introduction and Welcome Eugene Cropp, OD
8:10 – 8:30 When High IOP is Not Closed Angle Anna Momont, MD
8:30 – 8:50 Helping the Low Vision Patient Sanbrita Mondal, OD
8:50 – 9:20 Boston Keratoprosthesis (KPro) Sarah Nehls, MD
9:20 – 9:40 An Inherited Retinal Degeneration? Yes or No? Kimberly Stepien, MD
9:40 – 10:00 Premium IOLs in Refractive Patients Patricia Sabb, MD
10:00 – 10:20 Adult Strabismus – Tips for an Accurate Diagnosis Yasmin Bradfield, MD
10:20 – 10:40 Use of Electroretinography (ERG) in Clinical Care Bikash Pattnaik, PhD, and James Ver Hoeve, MS, PhD
10:40 – 11:00 Orbital Fractures, Fix or Follow Cat Burkat, MD, FACS
11:00 – 11:40 Management of Intraocular Foreign Bodies Jonathan Chang, MD
11:40 – 11:50 Conclusion Eugene Cropp, OD

*This program has been submitted to the Wisconsin Optometry Examining Board for accreditation.

Questions?

Contact Bianca Johnson at bljohnson26@wisc.edu or 608-262-2110.

Concurrent Technician Program

Find the details for the Technician Current Concepts in Eye Care program here.

Register below by September 4, 2020

You are registering for the 2020 VIRTUAL Current Concepts in Eye Care continuing education event for optometrists. The cost is $65 for four (4) credit hours. The meeting website and login information will be sent to the email you submit with your registration.

If you have multiple individuals attending from your organization, please submit a separate registration form for each attendee. Registration fees can be submitted on one single check.

Due to adjustments during the COVID-19 pandemic, only checks will be accepted as payment for the 2020 program. Please mail your registration fee check payable to UW Medical Foundation to:

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
c/o Bianca Johnson
2828 Marshall Court, Suite 200
Madison, WI 53705

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Continuing education for optometrists presented by the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and UW Health Eye Clinics. Presentations will be held at the Health Sciences Learning Center adjacent to University Hospital in Madison. Complimentary dinner/reception will follow.

REGISTER HERE BY AUGUST 26

2019 Program

8:15 – 8:45am Breakfast/Registration
8:45 – 9:00 Introduction and Welcome Eugene Cropp, OD
9:00 – 9:30 Retinal Vein Occlusions Justin Gottlieb, MD
9:30 – 9:50 Review of the Secondary Glaucomas Daniel Knoch, MD
9:50 – 10:10 Visual Fields Associated With Neuro Disease Yanjun (Judy) Chen, MD, PhD
10:10 – 10:40 Evaluation and Management of Iritis Laura Kopplin, MD, PhD
10:40 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 11:20 Inherited Retinal Degenerations Update Kimberly Stepien, MD
11:20 – 11:40 Evaluation and Management of Hyphemas Jennifer Larson, MD
11:40 – 12:00 Management of Thyroid Disease Suzanne van Landingham, MD
12:00 – 12:20 The Many Faces of Melanomas Heather Potter, MD
12:20 – 1:20 Lunch
1:20 – 1:50 Concussion Management Kellye Knueppel, OD
1:50 – 2:10 Evaluation of Corneal Astigmatism for Cataract Surgery Patricia Sabb, MD
2:10 – 2:30 Neurotrophic Corneal Disease Evan Warner, MD
2:30 – 2:50 Break
2:50 – 3:10 Corneal Neurotization Cat Burkat, MD, FACS
3:10 – 3:40 Assessment and Management of Vitreoretinal Interface Disorders Michael Altaweel, MD
3:40 – 4:10 Complications From “Minimally Invasive” Glaucoma Surgery Yao Liu, MD, MS
4:10 – 4:20 Program Conclusion Eugene Cropp, OD
4:30 Reception and Dinner Buffet Buck & Honey’s Monona

REGISTER HERE BY AUGUST 26

This program has been submitted to the Wisconsin Optometric Examining Board for six hours of continuing education credit for optometrists (includes one hour of glaucoma approved education). The views expressed in these presentations are those of the speaker and authors, and do not reflect the official policies of the University of Wisconsin – Madison School of Medicine and Public Health Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.

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Continuing education for optometrists presented by the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and UW Health Eye Clinics. Presentations will be held at the Health Sciences Learning Center adjacent to University Hospital in Madison. Complimentary dinner/reception will follow.

 

ReGISTER HERE BY AUGUST 27

2018 Program Schedule

8:15 – 8:45 AM  BREAKFAST/REGISTRATION

8:45 – 9:00 Introduction and Welcome, Eugene Cropp, OD

9:00 – 9:30 Treatment of Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy, Justin Gottlieb, MD 

9:30 – 9:50 Evaluation and Management of Dermatochalasis and Brow Ptosis, Mark Lucarelli, MD, FACS

9:50 – 10:10 Herpetic Keratitis, Daniel Knoch, MD

10:10 – 10:40 Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension, Yanjun (Judy) Chen, MD, PhD

10:40 – 11:00 BREAK

11:00 – 11:20 Low Vision Resources and Magnifiers in Optometric Practice, Sanbrita Mondal, OD

11:20 – 11:40 Corneal Fungal Infections, Jennifer Larson, MD

11:40 – 12:10 Retinal Complications of Systemic Disease, Jonathan Chang, MD

12:10 – 12:30 Contraindications of Premium IOLs, Patricia Sabb, MD

12:30 – 1:30 LUNCH

1:30 – 1:50 When Traditional Sclerals Don’t Work, What Now?, Amy Walker, OD, MBA, FAAO

1:50 – 2:20 Trabecular Meshwork Bypass Surgery, Anna Momont, MD

2:20 – 2:40 Inherited Retinal Degenerations Update, Kimberly Stepien, MD

2:40 -2:50 BREAK

2:50 – 3:20 Update on DMEK, Evan Warner, MD

3:20 – 3:40 Latanoprostene and Netarsudil: Pharmacology and Niches, Gregg Heatley, MD, MMM

3:40 – 3:50 PROGRAM CONCLUSION

4:30 – DINNER BUFFET AND BEER TASTING AT VINTAGE BREWING COMPANY

 

ReGISTER HERE BY AUGUST 27