Thank you for attending CE Sarasota 2016!
Sarasota, FL

The CE Sarasota Symposium is Southwest Florida's largest and most widely attended annual educational conference exclusively developed for optometric physicians. CE Sarasota offers attendees a wealth of networking opportunities, educational seminars, featured presentations and prime vendor listings.

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CE Sarasota is committed to advancing the art and science of Optometry through the transfer of performance-based knowledge,
specifically developed to optimize patient care.


Why Attend?

The CE Sarasota Symposium offers attendees a wealth of networking opportunities, educational seminars, featured presentations and prime vendor listings. Reserve your seat today. 

Participate

Held in Sarasota, FL, the CE Sarasota Symposium is Southwest Florida’s largest and most widely attended annual educational conference exclusively developed for optometric physicians.

Exhibit

Secure a booth to exhibit at the 2017 CE Sarasota Symposium. Space is limited.

 

 

Program Schedule
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Friday, September 29, 2017
04:15 PM - 04:45 PM Registration (Prefunction I)
05:00 PM - 06:40 PM Lecture 1 – Creating Distinction in Eye Care (Plaza I)

Creating Distinction in Eye Care through Dry Eye, Allergy and Glaucoma Treatment and Protocols
Transcript Quality: 2 CE Hours
CE Broker: Pending
COPE: Pending
Lecturer: April Jasper, OD, FAAO

06:40 PM - 08:00 PM Welcome Reception (Prefunction I)

Join us for a casual networking and social hour outside the exhibit hall. Refreshments will be served.

 

Saturday, September 30, 2017
08:00 AM - 08:30 AM Registration (Prefunction I)

Register for the event at Prefunction I.

08:00 AM - 08:30 AM Continental Breakfast (Plaza II)

Enjoy a buffet continental breakfast prior to the conference.

08:30 AM - 10:15 AM Lecture 2 – Best Practices in Ocular Emergencies (Plaza I)

Best Practices in Ocular Emergencies
Transcript Quality: 2 CE Hours
CE Broker: Pending
COPE: Pending
Lecturer: April Jasper, OD, FAAO

10:30 AM - 12:15 PM Lecture 3 – Creating Distinction in Optometry (Plaza I)

Creating Distinction in Optometry through Technology and Contact Lenses
Transcript Quality: 2 CE hours
CE Broker: Pending
COPE: Pending
Lecturer: April Jasper, OD, FAAO

12:15 PM - 01:20 PM Buffet Lunch/Exhibits (Plaza II)

Visit the exhibit hall and enjoy a buffet lunch.

01:20 PM - 02:30 PM Lecture 4 – Clinical Grand Rounds (Plaza I)

Clinical Grand Rounds: More than Meets the Eye
1 CE Hour
Lecturers: David W. Shoemaker, M.D., William J. Lahners, M.D., F.A.C.S., William L. Soscia, M.D., Joshua W. Kim, M.D., Tanuj P. Banker, M.D., & John P. Fezza, M.D.

02:45 PM - 04:30 PM Lecture 5 – Prevention of Medical Errors (Plaza I)

Prevention of Medical Errors
2 CE Hours
CE Broker: Pending
COPE: Pending
Lecturer: Carl Spear, OD, MBA, FAAO

04:45 PM - 06:30 PM Lecture 6 – Florida Jurisprudence (Plaza I)

Florida Jurisprudence Laws and Rules of Practice
2 CE Hours
CE Broker: Pending
COPE: Pending
Speaker: Carl Spear, OD, MBA, FAAO

Speaker Lineup
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April Jasper OD, FAAO

Dr. April Jasper is an optometrist in private practice in West Palm Beach, Florida. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, President of the Florida Optometric Association and Professional Co-editor of Women in Optometry magazine and contributor to several other publications. She serves on several Advisory boards including Vision Source, Allergan, Marco, […]

Carl Spear, O.D.

Dr. Spear completed his undergraduate education at Western Kentucky University and is a 1991 graduate of the University Of Alabama School Of Optometry at Birmingham. Additionally, Dr. Spear completed a Residency in Primary Care Optometry/Ocular Disease at Northeastern State University College of Optometry, in Tahlequah, Oklahoma and a Master’s in Business Administration at Auburn University. Dr. […]

David W. Shoemaker, M.D.

Center For Sight

David Shoemaker, M.D. founded Center For Sight over 25 years ago with the mission “To bring clear vision to life through caring and trusting relationships and the unending pursuit of excellence in eyecare.” Dr. Shoemaker is what is known as a “super specialist,” a doctor who devotes his entire practice to one discipline; in this […]

William J. Lahners, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Center For Sight

A specialist in All Laser LASIK, cataract and glaucoma surgery, Dr. William J. Lahners uses today’s advanced surgical and laser technology to help people enjoy life free from glasses or contact lenses. Dr. Lahners earned his bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of Texas, and his medical degree from Louisiana State University, graduating with […]

Joshua W. Kim, M.D.

Center For Sight

As a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, Dr. Joshua W. Kim is committed to delivering exceptional glaucoma and cataract care to Center For Sight patients. Dr. Kim brings the unrivaled combination of second-to-none medical training and experience with the latest technology to achieve superior results. A native of the Pacific Northwest near […]

William L. Soscia, M.D.

Center For Sight

Dr. William L. Soscia is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He is a decorated Army officer, serving in the Persian Gulf War in Iraq. Following his military career, Dr. Soscia was admitted to the University of Florida College of Medicine where he graduated with honors in research and was elected […]

John P. Fezza, M.D.

Center For Sight

Dr. John P. Fezza has been a member of the Center For Sight team since 1998 and specializes in cosmetic facial and laser surgery. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Duke University, and received his medical education at New York Medical College where he was president of the honors society Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed […]

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