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Desmond Hotel and Conference Center

One Liberty Blvd.
Malvern, PA 19355
Phone: 1-800-575-1776
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National Glaucoma Society Regional Program - October 11, 2009 - Malvern, PA

Join us on Sunday, October 11 in Malvern, PA, a suburb of Philadelphia, for a full and varied program. Speakers include: Dr. G. Richard Bennett, Dr. Ben Gaddie, Dr. Bud O'Leary and Dr. Jim Thimons.

The morning program offers 4 hours of COPE-approved lectures: 2 hours in glaucoma and 2 hours in Oral Pharmacology. 

In the afternoon, there are two options. One option is 4 hours of COPE approved lectures (includes 2 hours of Glaucoma lectures).  The other option is an interactive 3-hour COPE approved workshop on strategies, protocols and reimbursement to Build your Glaucoma Practice and then join the last lecture of the day (1 hour Glaucoma lecture from 4-5pm). Space in the workshop will be limited to enable in-depth and interactive discussion.

Early Bird rates available through October 1.  For registrations received on or after October 2, add $50 for a full-day registration and $25 for a half-day registration. Space at the program is limited.  We cannot guarantee availability of walk-in registration.

Conference registration is closed.

Sunday, October 11, 2009

8:00am–8:30am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30am–10:15am
Glaucoma Update and Grand Rounds
Ian Ben Gaddie, OD, FAAO
COPE # 19844-GL
10:30am–12:15pm
My Top Twenty Oral Drugs
J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO
COPE # 25643-OP
12:15pm–1:15pm
Lunch (provided)
1:15pm–3:00pm
Congenital and Acquired Diseases of the Optic Nerve
Ian Ben Gaddie, OD, FAAO
COPE # 25417-PS
1:15pm–3:00pm
Practicing Medical Optometry Workshop: Cases, Cautions and Coding
Bud O'Leary, OD, J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO
Strategies, Protocols and Reimbursement. In-depth and interactive discussion led by two ODs in practice more than 30 years (COPE # 26946-GO)
3:00pm–4:00pm
Practical Applications of the Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study
G. Richard Bennett, OD, FAAO
New! Submitted to COPE for approval
4:00pm–5:00pm
Successful Management of Complicated Glaucoma Cases
G. Richard Bennett, OD, FAAO
COPE # 24760-GL