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October 14, 2020

Dr. Eric Schmidt presents "New Therapies in Eye Care" as a live webinar from 8:00-9:00 P.M. Eastern Time (7:00-8:00 PM. Central Time) on Wednesday, October 14. 

You will be able to see the PowerPoint presentation, hear the lecture and submit questions to the speaker. All you need is a computer, smart phone or tablet with an Internet connection. You can either use a telephone to hear the lecture (toll rates may apply) or use the speakers or a headset from your computer.

This is a COPE approved course (COPE # 66312-PH) and will be submitted for approval as a Live COPE Event.  COPE has extended the regulation through December 31, 2020 that all interactive webinars are classified as Live CE. In the following states, regulations or Executive Orders due to COVID-19 consider COPE-approved live webinars to be live CE with no restrictions on the number of hours: CA, MD, MA, MN, NH, NJ, NY, PA, TX, VT and VA. Other states may categorize these webinars are live or on-line CE; check the website of your State Board for the most current information. This webinar has been submitted to the Texas Board of Optometry for approval at their July meeting. 

The Early Bird rate for this Webinar is $35 through Friday, October 9. On or after October 10, the fee is $45. The one-hour Wednesday webinars are free for Full Members of the National Glaucoma Society.

Registration will close at noon Eastern time on the Wednesday of the webinar, or when capacity is reached, whichever comes first. Registration is required for both NGS members and non-members.You will get the meeting password, meeting number and link to the webinar website e-mailed to you.

If you would like the NGS to submit your attendance data to ARBO's OE Tracker, please make sure your OE Tracker number is included in your profile on the NGS website when you register for this webinar. We also will mail CE certificates to attending doctors.

Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations made by the Sunday before a webinar can receive a refund, less a $15 processing fee, or apply the full registration fee to a future program. Cancellations made after Sunday can receive a credit of the full registration fee toward a future program. To cancel, notify the National Glaucoma Sociey in writing by email (info@NationalGlaucomaSociety,org) or fax (978-470-4520). No refunds given for canceling a registration once the webinar has begun.

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Evening Webinar (1 hour of CE) Early Bird Rate: $35  
Evening Webinar for FULL NGS MEMBERS (1 hour of CE)
You must be signed in as a full member of the NGS to select this option
Rate: $0  

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

8:00pm–9:00pm
New Therapies in Eye Care (COPE # 66312-PH)
Eric Schmidt, OD, FAAO
This course will present clinical data on new therapeutic agents available to optometrists. Clinical indications and expectations of the new drugs will be shared and the results of clinical studies highlighted. Expected side effects will be discussed along with information on how to incorporate these new agents into clinical practice.