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May 5, 2024

Join us for 4-hours of COPE Accredited CE at this live webinar on Sunday, May 5, 2024.  Beginning at 8:15AM PST ending at 12:15PST. This interactive presentation will look at the current and future trends in Glaucoma diagnosis and treatment from the perspecitve of our "ALL STAR" clinicians and educators.  We have designed a program to bring you, the clinician, to the forefront of Glaucoma care. 

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 the speakers or a headset from your computer or use a telephone to hear the lecture. Please Note: You need to see the lecture slides and hear the speaker in order to receive CE credit.

These lectures are COPE Approval as a Synchronous Virtual course and will be submitted to COPE for approval as a COPE Synchronous Virtual activity. COPE now classifies courses and activities as either Synchronous (lecturer and learner together at the same time, either in person or virtual, with opportunity for real-time interaction) or Asynchronous (lecturer and learner are not together, no opportunity for interaction). In the following states, COPE-approved Synchronous Virtual programs are considered the same as live CE with no restrictions on the number of hours: CA, MA, MN, NH, NY, TX, VA, and VT. Other states may categorize these virtual programs as live or on-line CE with restrictions on the number of hours acceptable for license renewal; check the website of your State Board for the most current information. 

The Early Bird rate for this Webinar is $100 through Saturday, April 27th. On or after April 28th, the fee is $125. 

Registration will close at 2 p.m. Eastern time on Friday, May 3rd.  Registration is required for both NGS members and non-members.You will get the meeting password, meeting number and link to the webinar e-mailed to you.

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 email CE certificates to attending doctors. For doctors with a Texas license, we will post the attendance data to CE Broker. If you have a Texas license but do not live in Texas, please email your license information to the NGS.

Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations made by the Friday before a webinar can receive a refund, less a $10 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). No refunds given for canceling a registration once the webinar has begun. 

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Webinar: 4-Hours COPE Credit Early Bird Rate: $100  

Sunday, May 5, 2024

8:00am–8:50am
Advances in OCT Imaging and it's Role in Glaucoma (COPE # Pending Approval)
Anthony Litwak, OD, FAAO
9:05am–9:55am
Glaucoma Management: Focus on MIGS (COPE # Pending Approval)
Justin Schweitzer, OD, FAAO
10:10am–11:00am
New Technology in Glaucoma: Understanding it's Impact on Clinical Practice (COPE # Pending Approval)
J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO
11:15am–12:05pm
Laser's in Optometry: The Next Frontier (COPE # Pending Approval)
Nate Lighthizer, OD, FAAO