Nurse and Technician Program

Date:
August 11–12, 2017

Location:
JW Marriott Austin
110 E. 2nd Street
Austin, Texas 78701

Course Directors:
Susan F. Clouser, MSN, RN, CRNO
Karen Fogelman, RN, BSN, CRNO

Continuing Education:
Nursing: This course will be available for 11.5 Nurse Contact Hours.
JCAHPO: This course will be available for 11 JCAHPO Group A 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
Nonmember $305

One-Day Registration
ASORN Member $145
Nonmember $175

Regular Registration
June 24–August 1

Full Meeting Registration
ASORN Member $285
Nonmember $335

One-Day Registration
ASORN Member $175
Nonmember $205

Course Directors

Karen Fogelman, BSN, RN, CRNO
Dallas, TX

Sue Clouser, MSN, RN, CRNO
Dallas, TX

Program Topics and Speakers

Friday, August 11
(4 session hours)
Noon – 5 p.m. The Ins and Outs of Phacodynamics Michael Karon, MD, PhD
Cataract Surgery Toolkit 2017 Sumitra Khandelwal, MD
IOL Options for Addressing Presbyopia Douglas Koch, MD
Astigmatism Correction in Cataract Surgery: A to Z Mitchell Weikert, MD

 

Saturday, August 12
(7 session hours)
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sudden Loss of Vision Jose Agustin Martinez, MD
Caring for the Glaucoma Patient Zarmeena Vendal, MD
The Workup of a Neuro-Ophthalmology Patient Ami ShahVira, MD
Another Day in the Life of an Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgeon Vikram Durairaj, MD
Challenging Cases: Techniques for Successful Outcomes Nicole Fram, MD
Integration of Technology to Optimize Outcomes in Cataract Surgery Kendall Donaldson, MD, MS
Enhancing Vision – From the regular Joes all the way to the Pros Derek Cunningham, OD, FAAO

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 FOR 11.5 NURSE CONTACT HOURS.
JCAHPO: THIS COURSE WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR 11 JCAHPO GROUP A CREDITS.
DISCLOSURES
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
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
THIS COURSE HAS BEEN SUBMITTED FOR CONSIDERATION OF UNRESTRICTED EDUCATIONAL GRANTS