Dean McGee Fall 2013 Technician Lecture
When: Saturday, November 2, 2013
Where: DMEI / Tullos O. Coston Lecture Hall, 5th Floor
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Update on Corneal Collagen Crosslinking and Ectasia
Donald Stone, MD/1 CEC A/Level Intermediate
This course will review the theory and principles behind the ectatic diseases of the cornea, and emerging treatments including collagen crosslinking. Special emphasis will be given to understanding the indications for treatment, and how that impacts obtaining the patient history and examination.
Novel Therapeutic Approaches to POAG and Corneal Injuries
Michael H. Elliott, PhD/1 CEC A/Level Intermediate
The first half of the course will present recent basic research on new mechanisms of glaucomatous pathologies including genetic studies and the development of a new animal model of primary open angle glaucoma. Based on these new results, novel therapeutic approaches are proposed. The second half of the course will focus on new cell and biological therapies for corneal traumatic injury.
Brandon Tillman, COMT /1 CEC A/Level Intermediate
This course will inform attendees of Duane’s Syndrome and review clinical testing that is relevant to aid the Ophthalmologist in diagnosis of Duane’s Syndrome. This course will also provide a general description of a common patient examination in regards to Strabismus.
- These courses are 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.
- These courses have been approved by JCAHPO for CE credits.
- Credit for a course hour will be denied to individuals who miss more that 10 minutes of the hour.