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April 18, 2021

Dr. Jim Thimons presents "Ocular Pain Management" as a live webinar from 7:30-9:30 P.M. Eastern Time (6:30-8:30 P.M. Central Time / 4:30-6:30 P.M. Pacific Time) on Sunday, April 18.  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 or use the speakers or a headset from your computer. Please Note: You need to see the lecture slides and hear the speaker in order to get CE credit.

This is a COPE approved course (COPE # 70623-OP) and an approved Live COPE Event (Event # 121460). COPE has extended the regulation through December 31, 2021 that all interactive webinars are classified as Live CE. In the following states, regulations or Executive Orders due to COVID-19 consider COPE-approved live webinars to be live CE with no restrictions on the number of hours: CA, MD, MN, NY, PA, TX, VA and VT. Other states may categorize these webinars as live or on-line CE; check the website of your State Board for the most current information. This lecture has been approved by the Texas Board of Optometry as an Opioid Course. The course also meets the requirements for a Pain Management course in Pennsylvania.

The Early Bird rate for this Webinar is $50 through Monday, April 12. On or after April 13 the fee is $60. Registration for Full NGS Members is $30.   

Registration will close at 1 p.m. Eastern time on the Sunday of the webinar. 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, April 18, 2021

Ocular Pain Management (COPE # 70623-OP)
J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO
This course reviews the etiologies and therapeutic interventions available to treat various types of ocular pain. Special emphasis will be placed on the use of oral agents in the management of this disease state. Drug selection criteria of both narcotic and non-narcotic medications are presented.