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May 17, 2020

Dr. Tony Litwak presents "Good Practice or See You in Court" from 7:30-9:30 P.M. Eastern Time (6:30-8:30 P.M. Central Time) on Sunday, May 17. REGISTRATION FOR THIS WEBINAR IS NOW CLOSED.  To join the webinar, you need the webinar password and meeting number sent by the NGS for the webinar website: https://nationalglaucomasociety.webex.com  

You will be able to see the PowerPoint presentation, hear the lecture and submit questions to the speaker. All you need is a computer, smart phone or tablet with an Internet connection. You can either use a telephone to hear the lecture (toll rates may apply) or use the speakers or a headset from your computer.

This is a COPE approved course (COPE # 63395-SD) and the webinar is approved as a Live COPE Event  (COPE Event # 119235). As such, it is automatically approved as live CE by the Minnesota Board of Optometry, the New York State Board for Optometry, the Vermont Board of Optometry and the Virginia Board of Optometry. It is automatically approved as on-line CE in California, Connecticut, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Washington. Other states may consider this interactive webinar to be live or on-line CE. The Pennsylvania Board of Optometry, the Maryland Board of Optometry and the Massachusetts Board of Optometry have suspended restrictions on distance-learning because of COVID-19. Many other states may do the same. COPE has indicated that interactive webinars given by May 31 do not require a test. Check the website of your State Board for the latest rulings. Please Note:  This webinar will be submitted to the Texas Board of Optometry for approval at their June meeting. 

The registration fee for this Webinar is $75 for Full NGS Members and $90 for non-members. Registration for this webinar is not included in Full NGS Membership.

Attendance is limited to 160 optometrists. Registration will close at 5 p.m. Eastern time on the Saturday before the webinar, or when capacity is reached, whichever comes first. The meeting password, meeting number and link to the webinar website will be e-mailed.  

If you would like the NGS to submit your attendance data to ARBO's OE Tracker, please make sure your OE Tracker number is included in your profile on the NGS website when you register for this webinar. We also will mail CE certificates to attending doctors.

Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations made by the Friday before a webinar can receive a refund, less a $15 processing fee, or apply the full registration fee to a future program. Cancellations made after Friday can receive a credit of the full registration fee toward a future program. To cancel, notify the National Glaucoma Sociey in writing by email (info@NationalGlaucomaSociety,org) or fax (978-470-4520). No refunds given for canceling a registration once the webinar has begun.

Conference registration is closed.

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Good Practice or See You in Court
Anthony Litwak, OD, FAAO
COPE # 63395-SD. Proper documentation of supporting clinical findings incorporated into accurate diagnosis and management plans is paramount to avoid malpractice litigation. This course will present a variety of ocular disease cases and discuss whether the patient was properly managed or could be subject to a potential malpractice lawsuit.