Nurse and Technician Program
August 11–12, 2017
JW Marriott Austin
110 E. 2nd Street
Austin, Texas 78701
Susan F. Clouser, MSN, RN, CRNO
Karen Fogelman, RN, BSN, CRNO
Nursing: This course will be available for Nurse Contact Hours.
JCAHPO: This course will be submitted for consideration of JCAHPO credits.
*Registration for the Nurse and Technician program is managed through ASORN and is not available through the ASCRS•ASOA registration portal.
The Combined Ophthalmic Symposium ASORN Nurse and Technician Program is designed for ophthalmic registered nurses, ophthalmic technicians, assistants, technologists and others interested in the clinical care of the ophthalmic patient.
Course Registration Fees
Early Bird Registration
March 14–June 23
Full Meeting Registration
ASORN Member $255
ASORN Member $145
June 24–August 1
Full Meeting Registration
ASORN Member $285
ASORN Member $175
Karen Fogelman, BSN, RN, CRNO
Sue Clouser, MSN, RN, CRNO
Program Topics and Speakers
|Friday, August 11
(4 session hours)
|Noon – 5 p.m.||TBD||Mitchell Weikert, MD|
|The Ins and Outs of Phacodynamics||Michael Karon, MD, PhD|
|Cataract Surgery Toolkit 2017||Sumitra Khandelwal, MD|
|Options for Addressing Presbyopia||Douglas Koch, MD IOL|
|Saturday, August 12
(7 session hours)
|8 a.m. – 5 p.m.||Sudden Loss of Vision||Jose Agustin Martinez, MD|
|Another Day in the Life of an Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgeon||Vikram Durairaj, MD|
|New Frontiers in Glaucoma||Zarmeena Vendal, MD|
|The Workup of a Neuro-Ophthalmology Patient||Ami ShahVira, MD|
|Enhancing Vision – From the regular Joes all the way to the Pros||Derek Cunningham, OD, FAAO|
|Diagnostics and Therapeutics for Ocular Surface Disease||Kendall Donaldson, MD, MS|
|Challenging Cases: Techniques for Successful Outcomes||Nicole Fram, MD|
Please continue checking our website for a detailed agenda with course descriptions and objectives.
NURSING CONTACT HOURS WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF OPHTHALMIC REGISTERED NURSES (ASORN).
ASORN IS ACCREDITED AS A PROVIDER OF CONTINUING NURSING EDUCATION BY THE AMERICAN NURSES CREDENTIALING CENTER’S (ANCC) COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION (COA).
ASORN IS PROVIDER APPROVED BY THE CALIFORNIA BOARD OF REGISTERED NURSING CEP #16717.
NURSES: THIS COURSE WILL BE AVAILABLE NURSE CONTACT HOURS.
JCAHPO: THIS COURSE WILL BE SUBMITTED FOR CONSIDERATION OF JCAHPO CREDITS.
ASORN'S ACCREDITED STATUS DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT BY ASORN OR THE ANCC OF ANY COMMERCIAL PRODUCTS DISCUSSED OR DISPLAYED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THIS EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY. ALL PRESENTERS AND THE NURSE COORDINATORS MAY RECEIVE AN HONORARIUM.
THIS COURSE 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.
SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION IS IDENTIFIED AS ATTENDANCE AT EACH SESSION FOR THE DESIGNATED TIME. CREDIT FOR A COURSE HOUR WILL BE DENIED TO INDIVIDUALS WHO MISS MORE THAN 10 MINUTES OF THAT HOUR.
ATTENDEES MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETED EVALUATION AND ATTENDANCE VERIFICATION FORM AT THE END OF THE LAST SESSION FOR RECOGNITION OF CREDITS.
COMMERCIAL SUPPORT WILL BE SOUGHT FOR THIS EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY