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Sunday Seminar Series

The Sunday Seminar Series of Continuing Education is sponsored in part by the Alumni Association. This series of seminars offers professional continuing education on a variety of optometric topics. Each Sunday program is comprised of five or six hours of COPE approved continuing education intended to augment clinical skills and promote excellence in patient care.

The following is a list of the Sunday Seminar Series for 2016 - 2017. We also encourage you to participate in our online programs, which offer complimentary CE to our alumni.  

2016 - 2017 Sunday Seminar Series


Pediatric Eye Health Symposium 
Sunday, September 18, 2016

A multi-disciplinary panel of experts will discuss evaluation and management of pediatric ocular trauma and sports-related concussion, as well as new developments that impact eye care and outcomes for young children.

Speakers and Panel Experts: Catherine Johnson, Adjunct Associate Profession, New England College of Optometry; Stacy Lyons, Professor, New England College of Optometry; Ankoor Shah, MD, PhD; Aparna Raghuram, OD, PhD; Lenore Herget, PT, DPT, SCS, M.Ed, CSCS; Gayathri Srinivasan, OD, MS, Assistant Professor, New England College of Optometry; Bruce Moore, OD, Professor, New England College of Optometry; and Eva Marie Stahl, PhD.


Specialty Contact Lens & Videography
Sunday, October 16, 2016

LOCATION: Hotel Northampton, Northampton, Massachusetts
5 hours of COPE certified credit

This five hour program offers strategies on taking tried and true contact lens opportunities and integrating emerging trends into your everyday contact lens program. Experts will discuss myopia control, ortho-K, fitting scleral contact lenses, treatment and management of dry eye with contact lens and billing practices. Videos demonstrating fitting and management of scleral lenses will complement the presentation.

SPEAKERS:

  • Ronald Watanabe, OD, FAAO, Adjunct Associate Professor, New England College of Optometry
  • Andrew McLeod, OD '06, MS, FAAO, Assistant Professor, New England College of Optometry 

Keratoconus Disease: Evidence Based Successes
Sunday, December 4, 2016

LOCATION: New England College of Optometry, Boston, MA
5 hours of COPE certified credit

Best practices for treatment of keratoconus, the most commonly encountered form of irregular cornea, has evolved over the last decade to include early detection and the use of collagen crosslinking and scleral lenses as treatment options. Experts in the field will share their management experiences and present new research findings in the keratoconus arena.

SPEAKERS:

  • Clark Chang, OD, Director of Clinical Services, Vision Group Holdings, The Laser Vision Institute and TLC Laser Eye Center
  • Lynette Johns, OD '04, MS, FAAO, Assistant Professor, New England College of Optometry; Clinical Education Consultant, Bausch & Lomb

High Tech/ Low Vision: A One Day Low Vision University
Sunday, March 19, 2017

LOCATION: The Doubletree Hotel, Charlotte, North Carolina
TIME: 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
5 hours of COPE certified credit

Vision rehabilitation has progressed almost in parallel with the advances in today’s technology. This exciting program, offered by renowned experts, will provide primary eye care providers with the knowledge to evaluate functional impairment. Participants will understand how to integrate low vision care and vision rehabilitation components into their practice. 

SPEAKERS:

  • Henry Greene, OD, FAAO  Academy Eye Associates, Durham, North Carolina; VP Ocutech, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Richard Jamara, OD, FAAO  Professor of Optometry, New England College of Optometry
  • Alexis Malkin, OD, FAAO Clinical Assistant Professor, New England College of Optometry
  • Nicole Ross, OD, MS, FAAO  Assistant Professor of Optometry, New England College of Optometry

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Practice Management for 2020
Sunday, April 30, 2017

LOCATION: New England College of Optometry, Boston, MA
5 hours of COPE certified credit

Program information and registration will be available in January.


NECO would like to thank the following corporate sponsors for their support through unrestricted, educational grants.