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May 23, 2021

Dr. Eric Schmidt presents "Glaucoma for the Everyday Optometrist" 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, May 23. 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 # 71955-GL) and approved as a Live COPE Event (Event # 121608). 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. The course was approved as Live CE by the Texas Board of Optometry at their May meeting.

The Early Bird rate for this Webinar is $50 through Monday, May 17. On or after May 18 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, May 23, 2021

Glaucoma for the Everyday Optometrist (COPE# 71955-GL)
Eric Schmidt, OD, FAAO
This course will highlight clinically relevant details that will improve the clinicians ability to diagnose, treat and manage glaucoma patients. Recent studies and their clinical relevance will be presented. Testing procedures will be detailed and discussions on when to begin therapy or change therapy will be presented.