Alumni & Continuing Education Upcoming Events

2018

September

September 9, 2018: Current Advancements in Primary Care Optometry
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Salus University Elkins Park Campus - Room South 305A 
Continental breakfast, lunch and downloadable handouts included. 
(8 Hours of CE COPE Approved Credits) 

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Come join us for eight hours of continuing education that includes
lectures on glaucoma, dry eye, opioids and myopia
(*Note: The 2-hour opioid lecture fulfills the Pennsylvania requirement for opioid education.
2018 Opioid Education for Optometrists
September 14, 2018: Grand Rounds
7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
The Eye Institute

Dr. Navpreet Haher
A Case of TINU Syndrome in a Pediatric Patient

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September 28, 2018: Grand Rounds
7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
The Eye Institute

Dr. Stephanie Leburg
Initial Parafoveal Scotomas, Optic Disc Hemorrhages and Normal Tension Glaucoma
-A Review of the Puzzle


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September 29, 2018: John M. Dean Presentation

For the past 7 years, we have been building interdisciplinary dual task exercise programs that we provide to people living with Parkinson’s around throughout North America and Europe.

We’ve now compiled all of these concepts and activities into an educational program for healthcare and exercise providers.

Our training program is neither a branded approach nor a proprietary method.

We simply introduce a framework for understanding why dual-task deficits are present in individuals with Parkinson’s and how to develop activities that can address these issues.

We’ll leave it up to clinicians and exercise professionals to use their knowledge, experience, and creativity to incorporate these concepts into their practice.

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October

October 3, 2018: Laryngectomy: A Conference for Practitioners
7:00 a.m. - Registration
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Program
0.75 CEUs (pending ASHA approval) 

Join an interdisciplinary team of lecturers - including a surgeon, a radiation oncology nurse and SLPs -providing start-of-the-art, patient-centered care for those with laryngectomy.
Attendees will also hear from patients themselves during panel discussions aimed at offering their personal insights.

For more information, please contact: Amy Lustig, PhD, MPH, CCC-SLP at alustig@salus.edu or 215.780.1424
 
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October, 10, 2018: Physician Assistant Alumna of the Year Reception
Honoring Jennifer M. Heibel, MMS '15
Following Long White Coat Ceremony - Time TBD
October 17, 2018: 10th Anniversary Young Alumni Celebration at Yards Brewing Company
Join your classmates and colleagues for a brew and toast to Salus University's 10th Anniversary!
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Yards Brewing Company
500 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia

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October 18, 2018: Innovations in Swallowing Assessment
October 20, 2018: Transitioning into Academia: How to be a Successful Faculty Member and Instructor (Occupational Therapy)
8:15 a.m.- 1:45 p.m.
Salus University 
Lombardi Classroom

Occupational therapy faculty members from Salus, Lauren Sponseller, OTD, PhD    and Caitlyn Foy, DOT, MOTR/L will discuss several objectives to achieving success as an adjunct or full time faculty member. Participants will gain knowledge and perspective of adjunct and full time faculty member roles through discussion, demonstration and interactive classroom scenarios.
 
October 25, 2018: Opioid Education for Optometrists
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Salus University

In order for optometrists with OEG or OET license classifications to renew their licenses for the next renewal period, Pennsylvania optometrists must complete at least two hours of continuing education in pain management, the identification of addiction or the practices of prescribing or dispensing opioids. The continuing education will count towards the total number of continuing education credits required for renewal. It will not count towards the 6 hours required to maintain therapeutic certification.

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October 25, 2018: ​Act 31 Mandated Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Salus University

This lecture fulfills the Pennsylvania requirements for Act for license renewal. 

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October 28, 2018: Optometric Education 2018
Join us for eight hours of continuing education lecture presentations. 
Salus University - Room S305A
Continental breakfast, lunch and downloadable handouts included. 

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November

November 3, 2018: Looking Out for Kids Charity Fundraiser
6:30 p.m.
Hilton Philadelphia
4200 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 

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2019

February 2019: An Update on Childhood Apraxia on Speech
An Update on Childhood Apraxia on Speech
Presenter: Susan Caspari, MA, CCC-SLP
March 15 -16, 2019 : The Philadelphia Voice Conference
The Philadelphia Voice Conference
Coordinator: Yolanda Heman-Ackah, MD
March 17, 2019: Dynamic Duos - Annual Optometric CE Event
More details to come. 
March 31, 2019: Annual Phila/Bucks-Mont Optometric Societies One Day Seminar
Salus University
Lombardi Classroom - S305A/B
April 7, 2019: Excellence in Education - Annual Optometric CE Event
Salus University 
Annual Optometric CE event to benefit PCO's Residency program.
April 27, 2019: Centennial Gala

Join us in celebration as we honor the first 100 years of our founding institution. 
Official invitation to follow. Formal attire.

6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Hilton Penns Landing
Philadelphia, PA 

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June 6-7, 2019: Resident's Day Presentations
Salus University
More details to come.