The Sunday Series offers professional continuing education on a variety of optometric topics. Each Sunday program is comprised of five hours of state-accredited continuing education intended to augment clinical skills and promote excellence in patient care.
The following is a list of the Sunday Series events to be held in the 2017-2018 academic year. We also encourage you to participate in our complimentary, COPE-accredited online programs.
2017 - 2018 Sunday Series
Technology: Advancing the Diagnostic Focus
December 3, 2017
Location: New England College of Optometry, 424 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02115
Technology is changing our everyday lives, but more importantly, the way we deliver eye care. As primary care providers, optometrists must be willing to embrace evolving trends in health care. Our expert panel of speakers will address the important elements surrounding implementation of technology into a primary care practice, highlighting the importance of developing new practice management strategies to accommodate the emerging model of comprehensive care.
Keynote: “The Practice of the Future”
Howard Purcell, OD ’84, Senior Vice President, Essilor of America
• The Future Eye Exam: Eye Care Analytics and Medical Imaging
• Making the Most of Technology in Eye Care
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• Tim Petito, OD; Director of Professional Relations, Marco Ophthalmics
• Thomas Wong, OD; Chief of Adult and Pediatric Primary Care, Assistant Clinical Professor, SUNY College of Optometry
April 29, 2018
Location: The Hotel Northampton, 36 King Street, Northampton, MA 01060
• Screening and Evaluation of TBI Patients
• Visual Therapy of TBI
• Amblyopia and Strabismus
• Technology: Can’t Live Without It
• Is that Retina Really Detached?
• Susan C. Danberg, OD, FCOVD; Behavioral Optometrist
• Alexis G. Malkin, OD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Optometry, New England College of Optometry; Attending Optometrist, Lynn Community Health Center
Diabetes: Current Concepts
September 24, 2017
Topics: New Trends in Diagnosis and Management, Developing and Evolving Therapies, Diabetic Nephropathy Update, Diabetic Retinopathy Update, and Living with Diabetes
Instructors: Medha N. Munshi, MD, Director of Geriatric Diabetes Program, Joslin Diabetes Center; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Enrique Caballero, MD, Director of the Latino Diabetes Initiative and Director of Medical Affairs-Professional Education, Joslin Diabetes Center; Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Robert C. Stanton, MD, Chief of Kidney & Hypertension Section, Joslin Diabetes Center; Joanna Mitri, MD, MS, Staff Physician, Joslin Diabetes Center; and Joan Hill, RD, CDE, LD, Diabetes Educator and Dietician, Diabetes Management, MIT Medical
NECO would like to thank the following corporate sponsors for their support through unrestricted, educational grants.