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National Glaucoma Symposium - October 1-2, 2022

The National Glaucoma Symposium 2022 will be a virtual program on Saturday and Sunday, October 1-2 from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Eastern time (7-10:30 a.m. Pacific time).The program will offer 8 hours of COPE-approved glaucoma CE. 

The speakers include experienced clinicians and lecturers with extensive knowledge of glaucoma patient care:

  • Nora Cothran, OD: The Eye Institute of West Florida, St. Petersburg, FL.
  • Selina McGee, OD, FAAO: BeSpoke Vision, Edmond, OK.
  • Brad Sutton, OD, FAAO: Clinical Professor, Indiana University School of Optometry and Chief of Service, Indianapolis Eye Care Center, Indianapolis, IN.
  • J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO: Medical Director, Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut, Fairfield, CT, and Chairman, National Glaucoma Society.

The lectures and full schedule are listed below (under the registraion options). All times listed are Eastern time. The lectures will be offered as live webinars streamed over WebEx technology. 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 lectures or use the speakers or a headset from your computer.

All of the courses will be submitted to COPE for approval as Interactive Distance Learning. According to State Regulations and/or Emergency Declarations due to COVID-19, these live webinars are considered live CE in CA, MA, MN, NY, PA , TX, VA and VT. Other states also may consider interactive webinars to be Live CE. Check the website of your State Board for the latest rulings. 

Register for one or both days. Early Bird Registration by September 15 for 4 hours of CE on either Saturday or Sunday is $40 for Full NGS Members and $60 for non-members. Early Bird Registration for both Saturday and Sunday (8 hours of CE) is $80 for Full NGS Members and $120 for non-members. After September 15, one-day rates are $50 for Full NGS members and $75 for non-members; two-day registration is $100 for Full NGS members and $150 for non-members. 

In order to get information to participate in these webinars, you must register by 5 p.m. Eastern time on Friday, September 30. You will get the meeting password, meeting number and direct link to the webinar e-mailed to you. 

Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations made by the Friday before the webinars can receive a refund, less a $10 processing fee, or apply the full registration fee to a future program. Cancellations made after Friday 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 webinars have begun. 

Register     
Saturday and Sunday (8 hours of CE) Early Bird Rate: $120  
Saturday and Sunday FULL NGS Members (8 hours of CE)
You must be signed in as a full member of the NGS to select this option
Early Bird Rate: $80  
Saturday Only (4 hours of CE) Early Bird Rate: $60  
Saturday Only FULL NGS MEMBERS (4 hours of CE)
You must be signed in as a full member of the NGS to select this option
Early Bird Rate: $40  
Sunday Only (4 hours of CE) Early Bird Rate: $60  
Sunday Only FULL NGS MEMBERS (4 hours of CE)
You must be signed in as a full member of the NGS to select this option
Early Bird Rate: $40  

Saturday, October 1, 2022

9:30am–10:00am
Webinar opens for attendees
10:00am–11:40am
The Optic Nerve in Glaucoma and Beyond
Brad Sutton, OD, FAAO
COPE approval in process
11:40am–11:50am
Break
11:50am–1:30pm
Ocular Surface Disease and Glaucoma Management
Selina McGee, OD, FAAO
COPE approval in process

Sunday, October 2, 2022

9:30am–10:00am
Webinar opens for attendees
10:00am–11:40am
Glaucoma Update: Advances in Technology and Treatment
J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO
COPE approval in process
11:40am–11:50am
Break
11:50am–12:40pm
Modern MIGS: The Marvelous, Mundane and Mysterious
Nora Cothran, OD
COPE approval in process
12:40pm–1:30pm
Glaucoma Grand Rounds
Nora Cothran, OD
COPE approval in process