Alumni & Continuing Education Upcoming Events

2020

A Comprehensive Foundational Program in Vision Therapy | A 100 Hour Program Model
A program for Optometrists and Vision Therapists interested in incorporating or enhancing binocular vision diagnosis and treatment in their practice. Vision therapy techniques and management plans will be emphasized through both lectures and workshops.
This comprehensive program consists of:
  • Lectures
  • Hands-on workshops
  • A certificate of completion for each weekend course issued to participants
  • An additional certificate of completion in Vision Therapy will be issued to participants who successfully complete the full 100 hours of the program
  • The Optometry track qualifies for 100 hours of class A Continuing Education credits (ref. College of Optometry QA policy)
Weekend One: March 20, 21 and 22, 2020
Weekend Two: May, 1, 2 and 3, 2020
Weekend Three: May 8, 9, and 10, 2020
Weekend Four: June 5, 6, and 7, 2020
Weekend Five: June 12 and 13, 2020

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A Comprehensive Foundational Program in Vision Therapy | A 30 Hour Condensed Program for Vision Therapists
A program for Optometrists and Vision Therapists interested in incorporating or enhancing binocular vision diagnosis and treatment in their practice. Vision therapy techniques and management plans will be emphasized through both lectures and workshops.
This comprehensive program consists of:
  • Lectures
  • Hands-on workshops
  • A certificate of completion for each weekend course issued to participants
  • An additional certificate of completion in Vision Therapy will be issued to participants who successfully complete the full 30 hours of the program
Vision Therapy Weekend One: May 2 and 3, 2020
Vision Therapy Weekend Two: June 6 and 7, 2020
Vision Therapy Weekend Three: June 12 and 13, 2020

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Ongoing until March 31, 2020: Providing Clinical and Educator Supervision for 21st Century Learners
We invite you to watch or rewatch the Webex recording of this
interprofessional continuing education event from September 18, 2019!

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Online Continuing Education Course | Prismatic Visual Field Enhancement
Develop a working understanding of Prismatic Visual Field Enhancement (PVFE) strategies and approaches for patients with reduced visual fields. Self-paced modules include videos, vignettes and case studies to bring to life the impact of PVFE for individuals with visual field loss.

Available March 1 through June 1, 2020

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February

February 3 - March 29, 2020: Neurological Visual Impairment in Children
During this 8-week online continuing education course, develop a working understanding of best practices for serving children who have neurological visual impairment (such as Cerebral/Cortical Visual Impairment, stroke, etc.) and their families through the application of the following principles:
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Assessment (including the CVI Range)
  • Intervention
  • Collaborative teaming

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February 20-22, 2020: CE by the Sea
What: CE by the Sea (12 COPE hours pending)
Where: Barceló Resort, Aruba
When: February 20-22, 2020
Cost for CE: $500

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February 28, 2020: Grand Rounds at The Eye Institute
Dr. Lucinda Kauffman: "Diabetic Retinopathy in Youth and Young Adults" and Dr. Kelly Seidler "Visual Disturbances"
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m
The Eye Institute 

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March

March 6, 2020: SECO Alumni and Friends Reception
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center, Ballroom 1
100 CNN Center NW, Atlanta, GA 30303

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March 7, 2020: Academy of Ophthalmic Education (AOE) Alumni and Friends Reception
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Porcello Cantina
125 Hawkview Blvd, Woodbridge, ON L4H 2E2, Canada

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March 12, 2020: Annual Scholarship Reception
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Hafter Student Community Center
March 12-14, 2020: National Academy of Practice (NAP) Annual Meeting and Forum 2020
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay 1441 Quivira Rd San Diego, California 32109

NAP's Annual Meeting & Forum boasts highly engaged and interactive participation, with hundreds of attendees from all fourteen NAP Academies. The conference includes keynote speakers, education sessions, interaction with individual Academy colleagues, and celebrating and welcoming new Distinguished Fellows and Professional Members to NAP.

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March 13, 2020: Grand Rounds at The Eye Institute
Dr. Candice Evernden: "How Long Has That Been There? A Case Report On Nevus of Ota" and Dr. Megan Rother "Have No Fear, Dr. Shields Is Here"
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m
The Eye Institute 

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March 15, 2020: Dynamic Duos
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Salus University

Speakers & Topics:
  • Dr. Carlo Pelino and Dr. Tracy Offerdahl: Drug Therapy in Metabolic Disease: Updates, Options, and Issues
  • Dr. Clark Chang and Dr. Beeran Meghpara: Soup to Nuts of Modern Corneal Transplants
  • Dr. Clark Chang and Dr. Beeran Meghpara: Collaborative Care: From Emergency Room to Your Chair
  • Dr. Stanley Hatch and Dr. Erin Jenewein: Results of PEDIG Studies Applied to Individual Cases
  • Dr. Chad Killen and Ms. Jamie Maffit: Visual Field Defects: Enhancing What Remains
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March 27, 2020: Grand Rounds at The Eye Institute
Dr. Christin N. DeMoss: "I Just Took A DNA Test, Turns Out..."
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m
The Eye Institute 

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March 28, 2020: Vision Expo East Alumni and Friends Reception
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Javits Center
429 11th Ave, New York, NY 10001, USA

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April 

April 1, 2020: AAA Alumni and Friends Open House
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130

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April 3, 2020: Leadership Forum
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Salus University

The forum will include a question and answer format on the following topics:
  • Leadership skills
  • Mentorship experiences
  • Career path choices
  • Obstacles, including gender-specific challenges, in achieving career goals
  • Community service and support

Featuring a panel of US Legislators:
  • PA State Senator Christine Tartaglione
  • PA State Senator Lisa Baker
  • PA House of Representative Joanna McCliniton
  • PA State Representative Marcy Toepel
As well as members of the Salus community:
  • Vice-President Institutional Advancement and Community Relations, Jacqueline Patterson
  • Director of Didactic Education for the Physician Assistant Program, Daniel Pavlik
  • Optometry Class of 2021 student, Anderw Muckin
  • Speech language Pathology student,  TBD
Audience members will have the opportunity to poise questions to the panel during this interactive campus-wide Salus Time event.
April 6, 2020: Vision Screenings
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
Stenton Family Manor Homeless Shelter 
April 24, 2020: Grand Rounds at The Eye Institute
Dr. Henry Greene - " Treating Distance Vision Loss for the Visually Impaired" 
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
The Eye Institute

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April 26, 2020: Excellence in Education
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Salus University

Speakers & Topics: 
  • Drs. Alissa Coyne and Andrew Meagher - Glaucoma Mythbusters & IOP Adjusters
  • Dr. Leslie O'Dell - Real World Applications of Emerging Technologies and Treatments
  • Dr. Leslie O'Dell - Dry Eye and the Surgical Patient
  • Dr. Nick Gidosh - Contact Lens Troubleshooting
  • Dr. Nick Gidosh - Myopia Control Update
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April 30, 2020: The Day to Day of Providing Clinical and Educator Supervision for 21st Century Learners
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May

May 8, 2020: Grand Rounds at The Eye Institute
Dr. Alice Lim
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
The Eye Institute

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May 14, 2020: Residents' Day Presentations
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May 27, 2020: Advancing Clinical Supervision Knowledge and Skills for Practitioners
3:30 p.m. - 5:40 p.m.
Penn Medicine at Rittenhouse
1800 Lombard St., 2nd Floor Conference Room, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Upon completion, participants will be able to:
  • Identify ASHA requirements and regulations for student clinician training.
  • Develop skills for working with adult learners.
  • Determine standards of performance in evaluating clinical supervisory skills.
  • Share experiences and solutions for best practices in clinical supervision.
  • Identify their own leadership styles and interpersonal skills and how that may impact supervisory relationships.
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June

June 1 & 2, 2020: Salus Voice Conference
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June 7, 2020: Glaucoma Symposium
Salus University

Speakers:
  • Dr. Carlo Pelino
  • Dr. G. Richard Bennett
  • Dr. Andrew Meagher
  • Dr. Alissa Coyne
June 12, 2020: Grand Rounds at The Eye Institute
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
The Eye Institute

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June 24-28, 2020: Optometry's Meeting 2020
June 24-28, 2020
National Harbor, MD

Optometry's Meeting is an opportunity for doctors of optometry, paraoptometrics and students to make a positive impact on their career and their profession.

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July 

July 10, 2020: Grand Rounds at The Eye Institute
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
The Eye Institute

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July 24, 2020: Grand Rounds at The Eye Institute
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
The Eye Institute

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August

August 14, 2020: Grand Rounds at The Eye Institute
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
The Eye Institute

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September

September 11, 2020: Grand Rounds at The Eye Institute
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
The Eye Institute

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September 13, 2020: Current Advancements in Comprehensive Optometric Care
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Salus University
September 25, 2020: Grand Rounds at The Eye Institute
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
The Eye Institute

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October

October 15, 2020: Act 31 & Opioid Programs

5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Salus University
October 23, 2020: Grand Rounds at The Eye Institute
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
The Eye Institute

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October 25, 2020: Optometric Education
Salus University
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

November

November 13, 2020: Grand Rounds at The Eye Institute
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
The Eye Institute

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November 14, 2020: Looking Out for Kids 2020
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December

December 11, 2020: Grand Rounds at The Eye Institute
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
The Eye Institute

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