Event Details

CE Potpourri 2022: Dynamic Speakers On Compelling Ocular Topics

Sunday, December 11   |   11:00 AM – 5:50 PM ET   |   Zoom Webinar

Registration Options

PECAA Max Member

This 6-hour CE event is a PECAA Max membership
benefit at NO COST to PECAA Max members.

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PECAA (HEA) Advantage Member

Early Bird (through 12/2/22) – $75
Standard (through 12/10/22) – $85

Register As PECAA (HEA) Advantage Member


Early Bird (through 12/2/22) – $95
Standard (through 12/10/22) – $105

Register As Non-Member

Please Note: Registration will end at 11:59 PM Pacific Time on Saturday, December 10.
If you need assistance when registering, contact our Director of Member Education at 971.362.2866 or education@pecaa.com.


Event Summary

PECAA is pleased to announce its next education event: CE Potpourri 2022: Dynamic Speakers On Compelling Ocular Topics. Taking place on Sunday, December 11th, this event provides up to six (6) hours of COPE-approved clinical continuing education to optometrists across the country and will be presented in an interactive online Zoom webinar format. COPE rules for the remainder of 2022 allow interactive virtual webinars to count as online clinical education, with no testing requirement.

Each PECAA education event provides impactful instruction on a targeted area relevant to contemporary eye care practice. The December 11th event combines some of the top compelling ocular topics in our industry this year. Attendees will expand their knowledge of new treatments for cancer and their impact on the eyes, the links between dry eye disease and rosacea, and how to identify different groups of patients as contact lens wearers. In addition, attendees will enhance their clinical skills in identifying and diagnosing various types of neuro-ophthalmic disease as well as treatment and continuous care for patients who have experienced traumatic brain injury (TBI).

CE Potpourri 2022: Dynamic Speakers On Compelling Ocular Topics  is open to all optometrists nationwide, including PECAA members and non-members alike, and we look forward to welcoming you to this event.


Our Speakers

CE Potpourri 2022 Speakers And Courses

Event Agenda

Agenda For CE Potpourri 2022: Dynamic Speakers On Compelling Ocular Topics – 6 Hours CE Credit(12/11/2022) 
COPE Event ID: 125128
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10:30 AM — Webinar Opens

11:00 – 11:15 AM — Webinar Begins: Announcements And Introductions
Please Note: All participants must be online at this time in order to receive full credit.

11:15 AM – 12:05 PM — New Cancer Drugs And Why Optometrists Should Pay Attention

Speaker: Julia Canestraro, OD, FAAO, Dipl ABO
CE Hours: 1 COPE Course ID: 79063-PH
We will discuss 3 new classes of cancer drugs — antibody drug conjugates, checkpoint inhibitors and MEK inhibitors — and how they affect the eyes.

12:05 – 12:15 PM — Q&A

12:20 – 1:10 PM — Vision And Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Speaker: Eric Singman, MD, PHD
CE Hours: 1 COPE Course ID: 79376-FV
The manifestations of traumatic brain injury are protean and so it stands to reason that vision should be adversely affected. This lecture describes the different ways vision can be compromised by trauma and reviews some of the tools used to diagnose the vision problems related to concussion. This lecture also discusses approaches to rehabilitation of vision concerns after traumatic brain injury.

1:10 – 1:20 PM — Q&A

1:25 – 3:05 PM — Rules And Expectations To The Rules In Neuro-Ophthalmic Disease

Speaker: Joseph Sowka, OD, FAAO, Diplomate
CE Hours: 2 COPE Course ID: 76529-NO
The goal of this presentation is to provide necessary understanding of the signs and symptoms that accompany various types of neuro-ophthalmic disease. An additional goal is to understand possible systemic implications and appropriate medical testing for patients presenting with manifestations of neuro-ophthalmic disease.

3:05 – 3:15 PM — Q&A

3:15 – 3:35 PM — Break

3:35 – 4:25 PM — Ocular Rosacea — A Commonly Missed Clinical Sign In Dry Eye Disease

Speaker: Roshni Echharam, OD
CE Hours: 1 COPE Course ID: 79855-TD
This course will provide an overview of the epidemiology, pathophysiology and clinical signs and symptoms of ocular rosacea. It will highlight the role of immune dysregulation, genetic and environmental factors in ocular rosacea. Key tips will be provided on how to manage and treat this condition effectively in patients with dry eye disease. Finally, we will discuss future perspectives on ocular rosacea and novel treatment options that are being investigated for recalcitrant cases.

4:25 – 4:35 — Q&A

4:40 – 5:30 PM — Top 5 Clinical Tips For A Successful Contact Lens Practice

Speaker: Jennifer Stewart, OD
CE Hours: 1 COPE Course ID: 81030-CL
Almost every patient in our practice is a potential contact lens wearer, and today’s lens choices give us the flexibility to successfully fit these patients and optimize visual clarity, comfort and health. Astigmatic and presbyopic patients are an underrepresented demographic in our contact lens practices and are great candidates for new technologies. Athletes and patients with dry eye will also benefit from open communication, listening and utilizing different materials and designs.

5:30 – 5:50 PM — Q&A, Conclusion and Adjournment

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