Ophthalmology – Educational Event

16th Annual Educational Update for Ophthalmic Medical Personnel

Saturday, March 24, 2018
7:15 a.m.-4 p.m.

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Lecture Rooms A and B
500 University Drive
Hershey, Pa. 17033

Registration and breakfast begins at 7:15 a.m. Meeting begins promptly at 8 a.m.

General Information

This program is designed to provide continuing education opportunities for ophthalmic medical personnel including:

  • assistants
  • technicians
  • technologists
  • imagers
  • orthoptists 

This course has been submitted to JCAHPO and OPS for consideration of CE credits.

Technician Track

7:15-8 a.m. – Registration and Breakfast

8-9 a.m. – Interesting Neuro Ophthalmic Cases – William Cantore, MD
9-10 a.m. – Surgical Approaches to Glaucoma – George Papachristou, MD

10-10:15 a.m. – Break
10:15-11:15 a.m. – Bridging the Gap to Independence for Low Vision Client – Cheryl Cuddy
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. – Advances and New Techniques in Oculofacial Plastic Surgery – Chris Weller, MD

12:15-1 p.m. – Lunch

1-2 p.m. – A Pictorial Tour of the Eye – Karin Shipe, CRA, COT
2-3 p.m. – Ocular Emergencies – Zach Landis, MD and Sam Beckstead, MD
3-4 p.m. – Ophthalmic Jeopardy – Timothy Bennett, CRA, OCT-C FOPS

Imaging Track

7:15-8 a.m. – Registration and Breakfast

8-9 a.m. – Clinical Features of Retinal Disease – David A Quillen, MD
9-10 a.m. – Nuts and Bolts of Retinal Detachment – Esther Bowie, MD

10-10:15 a.m. – Break

10:15-10:45 a.m. – Stepping Up Your Imaging Game – Jill Remaley, OCT-C
10:45 a.m.-11:15 p.m. – Spectralis Movie Mode – Gary Miller, CRA, OCT-C
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. – Multimodal Imaging in Macular Telangiectasia – Robert Mays, CRA, OCT-C

12:15-1 p.m. – Lunch

1-2 p.m. – Imaging Case Presentations – John Flatter, MD and James D. Strong, CRA, OCT-C, FOPS
2-3 p.m. – Going the Extra Mile – Brian Detwiler, CRA, COT
3-4 p.m. – Ophthalmic Jeopardy – Timothy Bennett, CRA, OCT-C FOPS


Registration Fee

$120.00 per person postmarked before March 10, 2018
$140.00 per person postmarked on or after March 10, 2018

The registration fee Includes breakfast, break and lunch. You will receive an email confirming receipt of registration.

Refund Policy

$25.00 will be retained for administrative services on any cancellation made on or before March 16, 2018. No refunds will be made after this date.

Please dress accordingly. It is difficult to control a comfortable temperature for everyone.

For additional information, please contact Belinda Behrens Miller, 717-531-8783 or bbehrensmiller@pennstatehealth.psu.edu.

A printable version of the registration form is available.

You may also contact Belinda Behrens Miller at 717-531-8783 or bbehrensmiller@pennstatehealth.psu.edu to register or for additional information.