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Desmond Hotel and Conference Center

One Liberty Blvd.
Malvern, PA 19355
Phone: 1-800-575-1776
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October 10, 2010 - Malvern, PA

Join us for 8 hours of COPE approved CE in the suburbs of Philadelphia on Sunday, October 10.  Options include a full-day of lectures or lectures plus an afternoon workshop. All courses have been approved by the Florida Board of Optometry, including two hours of Florida TQ (additional fee applies for TQ test). Speakers include Elliot Kirstein, OD, FAAO; Anthony Litwak, OD, FAAO; Bud O'Leary, OD; and J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO. 

The morning program offers 4 hours of lectures (2 hours in Glaucoma and 2 hours in Oral Pharmacology). In the afternoon, there are two options: 4 hours of lectures (including 2 hours of Glaucoma) or 2 hours of lectures and a 2-hour Lacrimology Workshop on Naso-Lacrimal System Disorders. Space in the workshop will be limited to enable in-depth and interactive discussion as well as opportunity to practice the techniques presented.

Early Bird registration for 8 hours of lectures is $185 through Friday, October 1; half-day fees are $95.  On or after October 2, full-day registration for lectures is $225 and half-day is $115.  Additional fees apply for the workshop.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made by October 4 can receive a refund, less a $25 processing fee, or apply the full registration to a future program. Cancellations received on or after October 5 can receive a credit of the full registration fee toward a future conference. Please cancel in writing by fax (978-470-4520) or e-mail (nepc@comcast.net).

Conference registration is closed.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

8:00am–8:30am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30am–10:15am
Oral Medications in Eye Care: Viral Disease
J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO
COPE # 24428-OP
10:30am–12:15pm
Current Concepts in Glaucoma
Anthony Litwak, OD
COPE # 24200-GL. Florida TQ approved
12:15pm–1:15pm
Lunch (provided)
1:15pm–3:00pm
Lacrimology Workshop: Naso-Lacrimal System Disorders
Bud O'Leary, OD, J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO
This workshop will review the diagnosis and management of tear film insufficiencies and lacrimal drainage disorders and disease. Indications, therapeutic interventions and techniques for occlusion, dilation and irrigation will be presented. Participants will practice these techniques with instructor supervision. Application to primary care practice modalities will be discussed. Space in the workshop is limited. (COPE # 29162-AS)
1:15pm–3:00pm
Optic Nerve Grand Rounds
Elliot Kirstein, OD
COPE # 28002-GL
3:15pm–5:00pm
Neuro-Ocular Grand Rounds
Anthony Litwak, OD
COPE # 25304-NO