Ophthalmic Technician Continuing Education Programs

The Dean McGee Eye Institute is pleased to sponsor continuing education programs for non-certified and certified Ophthalmic medical personnel.

DMEI 17th Annual Alumni Technician Lectureship

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Samis Education Center 
1200 Children’s Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Saturday, June 13, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

8:30-9:30 “How the Ophthalmic Tech can be the Hero:
Differentiating Dangerous from Benign Pupils

Andrew G. Lee, MD/1 CEC A/Basic to Intermediate
This course will review the presenting features, differential diagnosis, and management of various pupil problems and provide the ophthalmic technicians with information on how to differentiate benign from dangerous pupils.

9:30-10:30 "Generational Differences in the Ophthalmic Workplace" 
Andrew G. Lee, MD/Basic to Intermediate
This course will review generational differences among employees in the ophthalmic workplace.

10:30-11:30 "A Pointy Situation: New Treatment for Keratoconus"
Jennifer Lee Wu, MD/1 CEC A/Basic to Intermediate
This course will review the clinical presentation for keratoconus as well as medical and surgical treatments for keratoconus. Emphasis will be placed on recent advances in surgical treatment for advanced keratoconus.

11:30-12:30 "How to Effectively Minimize Glasses Re-Checks in the Office"
Jean R. Hausheer, MD, FACS/1 CEC A/Level Intermediate
This course will review the presenting features, differential diagnosis, effective management, and prevention of various glasses re-check encounters.

12:30-1:30 LUNCH

1:30-2:30 "Common Pediatric Retinal Disorders"
Janine E. Collinge, MD/1 CEC A/Level Intermediate
This course will review the presenting features, differential diagnosis, and management of common pediatric retinal disorders. Emphasis will be placed on how these disorders effect visual development and ocular health into adulthood.

2:30-3:30 "Introduction to Premium Lens Technology"
Julie Shew, COT /1 CEC A/Level Intermediate
This course will review the premium lens technology available. Discussion will include mechanism of action, benefits vs risk, and pre and post op management.

3:30-4:30 "Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery: Update and Review"
Andrew K. Bailey, MD/1 CEC A/Basic to Intermediate
This course will review diagnostic criteria for glaucoma and severity rating. Surgical management options for mild to moderate staged glaucoma will be reviewed. Emphasis will be placed on minimally invasive surgical interventions (MIGS) and non-penetrating glaucoma surgery.

• 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 6 hours of CE Credits.

• Credit for a course hour will be denied to individuals who miss more that 10 minutes of the hour.

For information please contact:
Kathy Mills, COT
Phone: (405) 271-7096
Fax: (405) 271-6375
E-mail: Kathy-Mills@dmei.org