2018 Agenda

The CE Sarasota Symposium has expanded to two days in order to maximize credit hours, biennium requirements, and bring you nationally renowned speakers. The Ritz-Carlton in Sarasota, FL, is a beautiful venue to learn, meet fellow ODs, and mingle with our speakers. Enjoy!

Friday, October 12, 2018
04:15 PM - 04:45 PM
Registration (Prefunction I)
05:00 PM - 06:40 PM
Lecture 1 – Managing Uveitis with Steroids & Biologic Agents (Plaza I)

Managing Uveitis with Steroids & Biologic Agents This course will review the factors that lead to uveitis and discuss how to combat the conditions that cause it, using biologic agents or steroids, or both. Transcript Quality: 2 CE Hours CE Broker: 20-665882 COPE: 58649-AS Lecturer:  Jessica Steen, O.D., F.A.A.O.

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, October 13, 2018
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 – Update on Retinal Tumors/The Role of OCT in Diagnosis and Management (Plaza I)

Update on Retinal Tumors/The Role of OCT in Diagnosis and Management This course will highlight key diagnostic features of retinal tumors with an emphasis on incorporating spectral domain optical coherence tomography SD-OCT into the practitioners management of both benign and malignant retinal lesions. It will also address the advancing field of OCT imaging technology and […]

10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Lecture 3 – Angiography from Fluorescein to OCT (Plaza I)

Angiography from Fluorescein to OCT This course will provide an in depth analysis of interpretation and clinical utility of OCT angiography. The anatomical basis of fluorescein angiography will be reviewed in order to apply, compare, and contrast clinical conditions with fluorescein angiography and OCT angiography. Transcript Quality: 2 CE hours CE Broker: 20-665944 COPE: 57037-PD Lecturer: Jessica Steen, […]

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 – 2018 Rapid Fire Ophthalmic Update: Recent Developments and Innovative Technologies (Plaza I)

2018 Rapid Fire Ophthalmic Update: Recent Developments and Innovative Technologies 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., Jesse T. McCann, M.D., Ph.D., & John P. Fezza, M.D.

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

Prevention of Medical Errors This course is designed to meet the requirements set forth in Florida Statute 456.013 by the state legislature to reduce the risk of medical errors and to improve patient safety. Root cause analysis, patient safety, error reduction and error prevention will be presented. 2 CE Hours CE Broker: 20-665946 COPE: 50098-EJ Lecturer: Alice Sterling, […]

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

Florida Jurisprudence Laws and Rules of Practice This course will review the governing statutes and rules that regulate the practice of optometry in the State of Florida. 2 CE Hours CE Broker: 20-665952 COPE: 49922-EJ Speaker: Alice Sterling, O.D.