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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 14, 2018 - Malvern, PA

Join us in the suburbs of Philadelphia for 8 hours of COPE and Florida approved CE. Lectures include 6 hours of glaucoma and 2 hours of ocular pain management, which meets the new PA requirement for this renewal period. 

The speakers at this program are Anthony Litwak, OD and J. James Thimons, OD. The full agenda and lecture titles are listed below. (Please note: All one-hour courses will be 50 minutes in length; due to limitations of our website, which only accommodates 15-minute increments, some are listed as 45 minutes and others as 60 mintues.)

Early Bird conference fees, available through October 4, are $230 for the full day (8 hours) and $115 for half-day (4 hours). Conference fees for Full NGS Members are $200 for the full day and $100 for the half-day through October 4. From October 5 through walk-in registration, conference fees are $280 for 8 hours and $140 for 4 hours ($250 and $125 for Full NGS Members). 

Space at the conference is limited.  We cannot guarantee the availability of walk-in registration. 

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made by October 9 can receive a refund, less a $25 processing fee, or apply the full registration fee to a future program. Cancellations made on or after October 10 can receive a credit of the full registration fee to a future program. Cancel in writing to the NGS by fax (978-470-4520) or e-mail (info@nationalglaucomasociety.org).  No refunds will be given for leaving early or canceling sessions once the program begins.  

Conference registration is closed.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

8:00am–8:30am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30am–9:15am
Advances in Glaucoma Therapy
J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO
COPE # 50971-GL
9:15am–10:00am
Surgical Advances in Glaucoma Therapy
J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO
COPE # 52006-GL
10:00am–10:30am
Break
10:30am–12:15pm
Clinical Pearls of OCT Interpretation in Glaucoma
Anthony Litwak, OD, FAAO
COPE # 51427-GL
12:15pm–1:15pm
Lunch (provided with full-day registrations)
1:15pm–3:00pm
Controversies in Glaucoma
Anthony Litwak, OD, FAAO
COPE # 51331-GL
3:00pm–3:15pm
Break
3:15pm–5:00pm
Ocular Pain Management
J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO
COPE # 50566-OP. This course meets the Pennsylvania requirement in Section 9.1(a)(2) of ABC-MAP for two hours of continuing education in pain management.