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Dr. Ken Purdue Optometric Review

Apr
25
Wed
Apr 25, 2018
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
La Crosse Campus
La Crosse, WI

The purpose of this course is to provide optometric doctors an update on patient management issues.

Registration Details

The registration deadline is Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Registrations will not be accepted after this date. Advance registration is required.

Fees & Payment

  • $0 Fellows/Residents/Students
  • $35 Gundersen Health System OD and/or MD
  • $50 non-Gundersen OD and/or MD

Description

2018 Dr. Ken Purdue Optometric Review 

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Overholt Auditorium, Gundersen Health System
La Crosse, Wis. 54601

The Annual Optometric Review Course has been renamed to honor and memorialize our colleague, Dr. Ken Purdue, who passed away on September 17, 2014, at the age of 61.

Special Thank You: This conference is underwritten in part by the Eye Institute Fund of Gundersen Medical Foundation.

Purpose: Gundersen Health System Eye Institute is pleased to offer an education program designed specifically for optometric practices. The purpose of this course is to provide optometric doctors an update on patient management issues.

Course Objectives

  • Update on evidence behind setting target IOP for different glaucoma stages.
  • Distinguish Optic Neuritis and the implications it has with Multiple Sclerosis.
  • Identify and describe types of dysphotopsia and commonly encountered lens dislocations.
  • Discuss challenges in managing uveitis.
  • Review current trends in amblyopia management.
  • Describe clinical features of suspicious choroidal lesions.

Continuing Education Credits: An application request has been submitted for continuing education to the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry, Inc (ARBO) Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE).

AgendaWednesday, April 25, 2018
5:30 p.m. Dinner
6 p.m. Welcome & Introduction
Paul Kuck, MD, Ophthalmology, Gundersen Health System
6:05 p.m. IOL Complications: Dysphotopsia and Dislocation
Matt Runde, MD, Ophthalmology, Gundersen Health System
6:30 p.m. Optic Neuritis: A Game of Shadows
George Bouras, OD, Ophthalmology, Gundersen Health System
6:55 p.m. Multimodal Imaging of Chorioretinal Lesions
Cindy Calderon, MD, Ophthalmology, Gundersen Health System
7:20 p.m. Break
7:30 p.m. Challenges in Uveitis Management
Kristie Shappell, MD, Ophthalmology, Gundersen Health System
7:55 p.m. Amblyopia: What We Know and What Lies Ahead
David Nash, MD, Ophthalmology, Gundersen Health System
8:20 p.m. Determining Target IOP in Glaucoma
Suzanne Falkenberry, MD, Ophthalmology, Gundersen Health System
8:50 p.m. Closing Comments and Questions
Paul Kuck, MD, Ophthalmology, Gundersen Health System
9:00 p.m. Adjourn

Conference Information: An email will be sent the week prior to the conference to registered participants with details about the conference.

ADA: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Gundersen Medical Foundation Inc. seeks to make this conference accessible to all. If you have a disability requiring special accommodations, please email your needs to CMERegistrations@gundersenhealth.org or call (608) 775-2281.

Contact Information: If you have questions, need additional information or have special dietary needs, please email your needs to CMERegistrations@gundersenhealth.org or call (608) 775-2281.

Contact

Medical Education at 608-775-2281 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location
1. Wed, April 25 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM La Crosse Campus

Location Details

  • La Crosse Campus
    1900 South Avenue
    La Crosse, WI 54601
    Main: 608-782-7300

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