Alumni & Continuing Education Upcoming Events

2019

February 

February 4 - March 31, 2019: Neurological Visual Impairment in Children
We invite Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments, O&M Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists to participate in an 8-week course through the Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies at Salus University.
 
This course will allow participants to develop a working understanding of best practices for serving children who have neurological visual impairment (such as Cerebral and Cortical Visual Impairment, and stroke) and their families through the application of the following principles:
 
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Assessment (including the CVI Range)
  • Intervention
  • Collaborative teaming
Who: Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments, O&M Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists
Where: Online
Cost: $295 + required text (non-refundable after January 25, 2019)
Credits: 25 ACVREP CEUs, 25 Act 48 Hours, Digital Badge
 
Register Online 
February 22, 2019: Grand Rounds at The Eye Institute
Dr. Brian Johnson - "Corneal Grafts: Indications for Surgical/Speciality Referral and Management of Post-Operative Patients. When do we have to graft ya?" 
Dr. Sam Myers - "Don't Fit Your Pants: Choosing the Right Contact Lens for Your Irregular Cornea Patient" 
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
The Eye Institute

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February 22, 2019: SECO Reception
Join us in New Orleans for our SECO Alumni and Friends Reception. 

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
New Orleans Marriott
Riverside 2, 555 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana

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February 23, 2019: Shanghai Graduate Reception
Reception to honor our recent graduates with drinks and light fare.

Courtyard by Marriott Shanghai Xujiahui, 100, Hongqiao Road, Shanghai, 200030, People's Republic of China

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March 

March 8, 2019: Grand Rounds at The Eye Institute
Dr. Shruti Desai - "Thrombocytopenia: The Lowdown on Platelets" 
Dr. Ryan Kern - "How Low Can You Go?: Ocular Manifestations of Blood Dyscrasias" 
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
The Eye Institute

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March 17, 2019: Dynamic Duos - Annual Optometric CE Event
Lecture Speakers and Topics: 
 
  • Justin Sherman, OD and Brad Feldman, MD: Keratoconus, Corneal Scarring, and Irregular Corneas: Surgical and Contact Lens Treatments
  • Doan Huynh Kwak, OD, FAAO and Michael Aronsky, MD: Not By the Book: Atypical Refractive Cases
  • Kelly Malloy, OD, FAAO and Allan E. Wulc, MD, FACS: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Unforgettable  Optometric Practice
  • Carlo Pelino, OD, FAAO and Erin Kenny, OD, FAAO: Common Ocular Pathologies and Their Low Vision Management

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March 22, 2019: Grand Rounds at The Eye Institute
Dr. Stanley Hatch - "The Powerful Placebo" 
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
The Eye Institute

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March 23, 2019: Vision Expo East Alumni and Friends Reception
Join us at our Vision Expo East Alumni and Friends Reception for light fare and drinks!    
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Javits Center, Room TBD, New York City

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March 27, 2019: American Academy of Audiology Alumni and Friends Open House
Join us at our Open House at AAA this year!
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Greater Columbus Convention Center Exhibit Hall
Columbus, OH

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March 31, 2019: Annual Phila/Bucks-Mont Optometric Societies One Day Seminar
Salus University
Lombardi Classroom - S305A/B

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April 

April 5, 2019: American Occupational Therapy Association Conference (AOTA) Alumni and Friends Reception
Please join us at our Alumni and Friends Reception at this year's American Occupational Therapy Association conference!    
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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April 7, 2019: Excellence in Education - Annual Optometric CE Event
Salus University 
Annual Optometric CE event to benefit PCO's Residency program.
 
  • Dr. Brian Hall: Nutraceuticals
  • Dr. Michael Cymbor: Glaucoma
  • Dr. Erin Jenewein: Amblyopia
  • Dr. Laine Higa: Dry Eye

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April 12, 2019: Grand Rounds at The Eye Institute
Dr. Sean Gretz:  Ischemia or Infarct, Management of Unilateral Retinal Hemorrhages 
Dr. Andrew Do: Is This Dyslexia?
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
The Eye Institute

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April 14, 2019: Glaucoma Symposium
G. Richard Bennett, MS, OD – "Clinical Case Studies in Glaucoma"
Alissa, Coyne, OD – "Ins and Outs of Topical Ophthalmic Glaucoma Treatments" 
Elizabeth Dale, MD – "Evolving Glaucoma Surgical Intervention"
Carlo Pelino, OD – "Normal Tension Glaucoma"
Andrew Meagher, OD – "Glaucoma Mythbusters, New Research and Case Series"

Salus University 
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
6 hours of COPE credits (pending) 

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April 24, 2019: AER Penn-Del Alumni & Friends Reception
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
The Central Hotel & Conference Center
800 E Park Dr, Harrisburg, Pa
April 26, 2019: Grand Rounds at The Eye Institute
Drs. Justin Sherman and Brad Feldman
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
The Eye Institute

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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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May 

May 8-10, 2019: More than Words Hanen Certification Workshop
Salus University
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May 19, 2019: AAPA Alumni & Friends Reception
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen
1317 14th St, Denver, Co

June

June 6-7, 2019: Resident's Day Presentations
Salus University
More details to come. 
June 21, 2019: AOA Alumni & Friends Reception
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
701 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, Mo

July 

July 20-23 & July 25-28: Audiology Summer Workshops
Salus University offers two four-day workshops every summer at the Elkins Park campus. The goal of these workshops is to provide an update on advanced and current science in the specific topic of study for the workshop, review clinical implications, and provide hands-on training using the tools and techniques discussed in order to improve clinical practice. The workshops are designed to have an immediate impact on the participant’s clinical service delivery and are taught by faculty who are distinguished by their expertise.

Event Dates:
July 20 - 23, 2019
  • Hearing Assessment in Infants and Young Children: Objective Auditory Tests and Cochlear Implants
  • Lead Faculty: Ryan McCreery, PhD & Jace Wolfe, PhD

July 25 – 28, 2019
  • Hearing Conservation in Music and Industry
  • Lead Faculty: Michael Santucci, AuD & Brian Fligor, ScD

Class sizes are limited. Advance registration is recommended. For further information, please contact bmyers@salus.edu. For registration, please visit: salus.edu/summerworkshops

September 

September 8: Current Advancements in Primary Care Optometry
Salus University
More details to come. 

November 

November 3: Optometric Education
Salus University
More details to come