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Holiday Inn, Plainview

215 Sunnyside Boulevard
Plainview, NY 11803
Phone: 516-349-7400
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September 26, 2010 - Plainview, NY

Join us on Long Island for 8 hours of COPE and Florida approved CE. Options include a full-day of lectures or lectures plus an afternoon workshop. Four hours of Florida TQ are also available (additional fee applies). Speakers include Dr. Anthony Litwak, Dr. Bud O'Leary, Dr. Eric Schmidt and Dr. Jim Thimons.

The morning program offers 4 hours of lectures (2 hours in Glaucoma and 2 hours in Oral Pharmacology). In the afternoon, there are two options. One option is 4 hours of lectures. The other option is an interactive workshop on strategies, protocols and reimbursement for practicing medical optometry plus a two-hour lecture with cases illustrating the practice of full scope optometry. 

Space in the afternoon workshop will be limited to enable in-depth and interactive discussion.

All courses are approved by the Florida Board of Optometry. There will be 4 hours of Florida TQ (transcript quality) offered.  The TQ processing fee is $50 for either 2 or 4 hours of TQ.

Early Bird registration for 8 hours of lectures is $185 through Friday, September 17; half-day fees are $95.  On or after September 18, full-day registration for lectures is $225 and half-day is $115.  Additional fees apply for the workshop and Floriday TQ.

Space at the conference is limited.  We cannot guarantee the availability of walk-in registration.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made by September 20 can receive a refund, less a $25 processing fee, or apply the full registration to a future program. Cancellations received on or after September 21 can receive a credit of the full registration fee toward a future conference. Please cancel in writing by fax (978-470-4520) or e-mail (

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Sunday, September 26, 2010

Registration and Continental Breakfast
Management of Ocular Pain
J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO
COPE # 24429-OP
Early Detection of Glaucoma - Clinical Clues
Eric Schmidt, OD
COPE # 24477-GL. Florida TQ approved.
Current Concepts in Glaucoma
Anthony Litwak, OD
COPE # 24200-GL (Florida TQ approved)
Practicing Medical Optometry Workshop: Cases, Cautions and Coding
Bud O'Leary, OD, J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO
Strategies, Protocols and Reimbursement. In-depth and interactive discussion led by two ODs in practice more than 30 years. Space in the workshop is limited. (COPE # 26946-GO)
Practicing Full Scope Optometry: Challenging Cases from Private Practice
Eric Schmidt, OD
COPE # 21022-SD