Binocular Vision, Perception, and Pediatric Optometry (BVPPO) Section
The Binocular Vision, Perception, and Pediatric Optometry (BVPPO) Section is offering its annual Diplomate preparatory course on Tuesday, November 2, to assist current and potential candidates in preparing for, and completing, their diplomate requirements.
Topics have been selected to enhance preparation for the successful completion of the various portions of the BVPPO Diplomate process. This includes topics that will assist you in writing case reports and in taking the written, practical, and oral examination portions.
Eight hours of continuing education credit will be awarded (COPE Approval Pending).
Early registration for the day-long course is $200; after August 30, 2021, the registration will be $250. Select this course when you register for the Academy 2021 Boston meeting.
Courses for the Tuesday, November 2 program include:
Mitch Scheiman – Evaluation and Treatment of Non-Strabismic Binocular Vision Disorders: Advanced Concepts (two hours)
Kristine Hopkins – Evaluation of Strabismic Sensory Adaptations (two hours)
Catherine Heyman – Pediatric Low Vision- Evaluating and Managing Kids with Bad Eyes (one hour)
Graham Erickson – Evidence-Based Refractive Prescribing for Pediatric Patients (two hours)
Jameel Rizwana Hussaindeen – Assessment and Management of Children with Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) – The What, Why and How? (one hour)
Already registered for Academy 2021 Boston? Email Registration@aaoptom.org to add the BVPPO Diplomate Prep Course to your registration.
Section on Cornea, Contact Lenses & Refractive Technologies (CCLRT)
The Section on Cornea, Contact Lenses & Refractive Technologies is launching a seven-course series this spring, summer, and fall to not only help you in your practice today but also to enhance your future practice through becoming a CCLRT Diplomate candidate! Join these esteemed presenters to learn more about advanced evidence-based aspects of working with the ocular surface and contact lens applications.
SOAR stands for Subspecialty Optometric Advanced Refinement. The goal of the SOAR program is to set the stage for CCLRT Diplomate candidacy. A secondary objective is to educate all Fellows on the latest advances in the profession.
The cost is $50.00 per course or $250.00 for all seven courses.
Calendar of Events
All sessions are two hours beginning at 8 PM EST and each will be approved for live COPE CE credit.
Scleral and Hybrid Contact Lens Fitting
Innovations in Refractive Surgery
Corneal Gas Permeable Lens Fitting, Design and Troubleshooting
Cornea and Ocular Surface Disease: A Review
Optometric Education Section
The Optometric Education (OE) Section Diplomate Prep Course is now available on Academy Online! Please note, you must log in with your Academy credentials on Academy Online before you will be able to view this prep course.