Alumni & Continuing Education Upcoming Events

Note: As recommended by the CDC, it is important to practice “social distancing” during the emergency outbreak of COVID-19. Please check back regularly for updates.

Asynchronous Lectures

The lectures are COPE approved as an enduring distance continuing education lecture series. Upon completion of your registration, you will receive an email confirmation with a link to each recording, a PDF of the lecture handout, and corresponding post-test. The post-test is required if you want COPE credit for your participation in these lectures.
Affiliated Resident Grand Rounds
Our affiliated residents delivered unique and challenging clinical cases, utilizing the latest evidence based medicine in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of various ophthalmic conditions via Blackboard Collaborate.  

Topics:
  • Posterior Segment Grand Rounds 1
  • Neuro Grand Rounds 1
  • Anterior Segment Grand Rounds 1
  • Posterior Segment Grand Rounds 2
  • Neuro Grand Rounds 2
  • ‚ÄčAnterior Segment Grand Rounds 2
  • Glaucoma Grand Rounds
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Glaucoma Symposium 2020
Participants will receive up-to-date optometric education as it relates to patients with glaucoma. Leading experts will discuss the latest advancements in the diagnosis, treatment and management of glaucoma including new therapeutic agents, emerging research and micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS). 

Topics and Speakers:
  • Glaucoma Update with Clinical Case Studies (2 hours) with Dr. G. Richard Bennett
  • Glaucoma Therapeutics Update and Future Diagnostics (1 hour) with Dr. Alissa Coyne
  • Glaucoma Mythbusters, Suspects, and What's on the Horizon (2 hours) with Dr. Andrew Meagher
  • Normal Tension Glaucoma (1 hour) with Dr. Carlo Pelino
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2020-2021

November 5, 2020 - May 23, 2021: Comprehensive Foundational Program in Vision Therapy, 100-Hour Program
100-Hour Program Model featuring first ever live online webinars with Q & A with 70 hours of theory/didactics.

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 online lectures and workshops. Repeat access to pre-recorded webinars from the comfort of your own home or office will be available. Participants have a choice of registering for our full 100-hour course (lectures and hands-on workshops) or the lectures only portion of our course.

This comprehensive program consists of:
  • Online lectures via live webinars
  • Hands-on workshops (travel to Salus University in Pennsylvania is required)
  • After the completion of each topic, an online multiple choice-exam will be administered
  • A certificate of completion will be issued to participants who successfully complete the lectures portion of our course and to those participants who successfully complete the entire course (lectures and workshops)

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December 3, 2020 - May 23, 2021: Comprehensive Foundational Program in Vision Therapy, 30-Hour Program
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 online lectures and workshops. Repeat access to pre-recorded webinars from the comfort of your own home or office will be available.

This comprehensive program consists of:
  • Online lectures via live webinars
  • Hands-on workshops (travel to Salus University in Pennsylvania is required)
  • After the completion of each topic, an online multiple-choice exam will be administered
  • A certificate of completion will be issued to those participants who complete the entire course

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2020

September

September 24, 2020: Employment and Vocational Rehabilitation of Individuals Who Are Visually Impaired
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
This continuing education program will be offered as a synchronous online event. 

Join Salus University and Penn State Abington for an evening of engaging discussion on the topic of employment and vocational rehabilitation of individuals who are visually impaired. Panelists include key stakeholders, such as employees, vocational rehabilitation counselors, blindness and low vision practitioners, transition coordinators, and parents. 

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September 25, 2020: Grand Rounds at The Eye Institute
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Dr. Tracy Offerdahl: "The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly: Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutic Update"

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October

October 14, 2020: SLP in a Virtual World - Assessment and Intervention Across the Life Span
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
This continuing education program will be offered as a synchronous online event.

Since March, many speech-language pathologists have had to pivot from face to face interactions to exclusively remote service provision. Working with clients under these conditions has been challenging. Faculty and clinical educators from Salus University come together to share their experiences moving to an on-line format, addressing the assessment and intervention needs of clients across the lifespan. Telepractice and telesupervision best practices will be described and resources will be provided.

Presenters:
  • Patricia Mayro, MA, CCC-SLP
  • John Rose, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Kimberly Edmonds, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Robert Serianni, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Judy Koza, MA, CCC-SLP
  • Eileen Hunsaker, MS, CCC-SLP
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October 15, 2020: Act 31 & Opioid Programs
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

The Department of International and Continuing Education at Salus University will be hosting ACT 31 Mandated Child Abuse Awareness, Recognition and Reporting and Opioid Education online, synchronous offerings.

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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
8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
This continuing education program will be offered as a synchronous online event. 

Topics and Speakers:
  • Don't Judge an Eye by a Conventional Report: A Clinician's Role in Interpreting OCT and OCT-Angiography Results - Drs. Bhawan and Harpreet Minhas
  • Reviewing the Importance of Corneal Imaging - Dr. Kriti Bhagat
  • The "Solution" to Taking Care of Contact Lenses - Dr. Kriti Bhagat
  • Cultural Competence and Clinical Care: Why it's Vital for our Patient's Well-Being - Dr. Ruth Shoge
  • Identifying True Ocular Emergencies of the Posterior Pole - Dr. Carlo Pelino
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November

November 1, 2020: Dr. Joseph C. Toland 30th Annual Excellence in Education
8:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

Topics and Speakers:
  • Glaucoma Mythbusters & IOP Adjusters - Alissa Coyne, OD, FAAO and Andrew Meagher, OD, FAAO
  • Real World Applications of Emerging Technologies and Treatments - Leslie O’Dell, OD, FAAO
  • Dry Eye and the Surgical Patient - Leslie O’Dell, OD, FAAO
  • Contact Lens Troubleshooting - Nicholas Gidosh, OD, FAAO
  • Myopia Control Update - Nicholas Gidosh, OD, FAAO
November 5, 2020: Recognition and Management of Neurotrophic Keratitis
More information to come.
November 13, 2020: Grand Rounds at The Eye Institute
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
The Eye Institute

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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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2021

February

February 7, 2021: Dynamic Duos 2021
More information to come.

April

April 11, 2021: Excellence in Education
More information to come.

May

May 1, 2020: Looking Out for Kids
More information to come.
May 20-21, 2021: Residents Day
More information to come.