Event Details
Event Title 2024 UNC Eye Symposium: Technician Session
Location William & Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education 100 Friday Center Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Sponsor Ophthalmology
Date/Time 04/13/2024
Event Price
For more information, contact the event administrator: Mary Hammett Mary_Hammett@med.unc.edu
Sorry, no sessions are available
Session Status Session Session Date Start Time End Time Cutoff Session Price
Past Registration Date No Workshops: Morning Session Only 04/13/2024 8:00 AM 11:45 PM 03/29/2024 $0.00
Past Registration Date Eye Banking 101 Workshop 1 04/13/2024 1:00 PM 2:15 PM 03/29/2024 $50.00
Past Registration Date Common Mistakes in Refractions (And How to Avoid Them) Workshop 1 04/13/2024 1:00 PM 2:15 PM 03/29/2024 $50.00
Past Registration Date Eye Banking 101 Workshop 2 04/13/2024 2:30 PM 3:45 PM 03/29/2024 $50.00
Past Registration Date Common Mistakes in Refractions (And How to Avoid Them) Workshop 2 04/13/2024 2:30 PM 3:45 PM 03/29/2024 $50.00
 

2024 UNC Eye Symposium | Technician Session
William & Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education (Sunflower Room)
April 13, 2024

Course Description
The UNC Eye Symposium will provide the latest updates and insights in the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders including anterior segment, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, oculoplastic, and pediatric ophthalmology.

Target Audience
This conference is designated for Ophthalmic Assistants, Technicians, and Photographers.

 

Accreditation
The UNC Department of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) to provide continuing education credit to Allied Health personnel who attend the Tech Session.

 

Continuing Education Credit

Technicians Session
The Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 Group A credit(s). Allied Health personnel should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Ophthalmic Photographer's Society: 0.00

Special Note: Credit will be awarded only upon completion of an online survey, the details of which will be included in the registration packets distributed on the day of the meeting. You will have 30 days after the meeting to complete the survey and receive your credit.

 

Disclosures
The 2024 UNC Eye Symposium: Technician Continuing Education Session is not sponsored by JCAHPO; only reviewed for compliance with JCAHPO standards and criteria and awarded continuing education credit accordingly; therefore, JCAHPO cannot predict the effectiveness of the program or assure its quality in substance and presentation.

 


2024 UNC Eye Symposium | Technician Session Agenda
William & Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education (Sunflower Room)
Kittner Eye Center
 

April 13, 2024

 7:30 – 8:00am             Registration and Continental Breakfast

 

8:00 – 8:10am             Welcome and Introductions
                                     Michael Mendsen, OD

 8:10 – 8:40am             “Pediatric and Sensorimotor Examination”
                                       Michelle Go, MD

8:40 – 9:10am             “Triaging Ocular Emergencies”
                                      Jackie Cunningham, COT, OSC

9:10 – 9:40am             “Lumps and Bumps: Distinguishing Benign from Malignant Eyelid Lesions”
                                      Daniel Rubinstein, MD

9:40 – 10:10am           “Basic Skills for Retina and Uveitis”
                                      Keirnan Willett, MD

10:10 – 10:30am         BREAK

10:30 – 11:00am         “Common Mistakes in Refractions (And How to Avoid Them)”
                                     Justin Goble, COT

11:00 – 11:45am         “Eye Banking 101”

                                      Michael Tramber, MBA, CEBT, CTBS

11:45 – 12:30pm        LUNCH


1:00 – 2:15pm            Workshop One*
2:15 – 2:30pm            BREAK
2:30 – 3:45pm            Workshop Two*

 



*Workshops will be held at the UNC Kittner Eye Center at 2226 Nelson Hwy. Ste. 200, Chapel Hill, NC 27517. You will be able to choose two workshops: “Eye Banking 101”, and “Common Mistake in Refractions (And How to Avoid Them).

 
 

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