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Orlando Florida
The 2017 has concluded
Check back in March
for info on 2018 meeeting

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 Saturday (subject to change)


COPE 39822-EJ  2hr - S Kaplan

Florida Jurisprudence

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The goal of this course is to provide a review of the laws (463) and rules (64B13) regarding the practice of optometry in the state of Florida. In addition chapter 456 and how it relates to 463.


COPE - 52392-PO  Eric Schmidt

Cataracts 2020 The Optometrists Role in Pre-and Post-Op Care In The Era Of Specialty Lenses - 1hr

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The use of Premium IOLs in cataract surgery is becoming more prevalent. Optometrists should play an important role in choosing IOLs and in insuring the best outcome from this surgery. This course will discuss how to choose the right implant for your patient and how to insure excellent outcomes by managing ocular surface disease prior to surgery


COPE - 52446 -PD Eric Schmidt

Not so Fast... Some Cases May Fool You - 2 hr

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This course will feature case presentations with seemingly innocuous presentations that turn out to be complicated entities. Detailed differential diagnosis schemes will be presented for each case and potential therapy paradigms will be outlined. Each case will be followed to its end so that the attendee will be able to completely work through the presentation from its start to completion. Potential pitfalls of improper diagnosis and therapy will be discussed. Discussions of proper treatment options and proper ancillary testing procedures will occur.



COPE 45880-NO - Eric Schmidt

Neuro EyeDisease Grand Rounds - 2hr

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Neuro-ophthalmic diseases are commonly seen by optometrists but the management of these conditions are not as well-defined. This course will, through case presentations, provide the optometrist with a template to aid in the diagnosis and management of a wide range of neuro-eye disorders. The principle of differential diagnosis will be discussed and special testing ordering and interpretation will also be detailed.


COPE 49491-PS - W Jones

Trauma to the Posterior Segment - 2hr - TQ

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The course will cover various traumatic insult to the posterior segment, including diagnosis and treatment. The lecture starts with the lens and ends with posterior globe trauma. The topics include dislocation and cataracts of the lens, vitreous hemorrhage, commotion retinae, and retinal tears and detachment.



Sunday (Subject to Change)

9 COPE/FL Board Hours



COPE ID: 52166-PM - R Rebello 1hr

Medical Coding and Reimbursement Including Compliant Coding

COPE ID: 48335-PM - R Rebello 1hr

Hot Topics in Medical Eye Care IncludingICD-10 Implementation HIPAA - How to Avoid and Survive Audits

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There are more significant and difficult changes impacting Eyecare practices this year than in previous years. This seminar details how you and your practice can be prepared for these changes.


COPE ID: 43475-AS - E Kirstein

Course Title: Acellular Amniotic Membrane for Corneal Healing - 1hr

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Description of currently available corneal amniotic membrane grafts, their common clinical applications and methods of application


COPE ID: 47505-GL - E Kirstein

Course Title: Glaucomas Enemy - Early Diagnosis - 2hr- TQ

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Overview of challenges and solutions to prompt diagnosis and management of glaucoma


COPE:  54117-OP - 2hr - D Gupta
Primary Care Ocular Disease and Pharmacology - TQ

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This course will briefly discuss the diagnosis and management of ocular disease. The bulk of the time will be spent discuss the pharmacological management of diseases, with an emphasis on oral medications


COPE 54116 - AS - 2hr D Gupta 

Case Studies in Optometry: Learn From My Mistakes

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This course will review case studies in anterior segment disease which had less than ideal outcomes with the goal of learning from those mistakes.  This course will count toward the Florida required - MEDICAL ERRORS course 






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Visiting Disney in October


Kids of all ages will enjoy "mickey's not so scary halloween party".  Enjoy tricking or treating at Disney. 

Dress up in your favorite costume and collect delicious candy throughout Magic Kingdom park. You’ll soon discover all the boo-tiful ways that the spirits of the season have transformed the park into a happy haunted hallows! Many favorite Disney Characters are dressed in Halloween costumes, too.   This Halloween, join Mickey and his friends at the Magic Kingdom for 23 nights of "not so scary" fun at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party. There will be Halloween fireworks and a specially themed parade. Take advantage of your chance to meet the villains -- one of the few times they are out to meet & greet and sign autographs

Stay at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin


Experience the famous Disney hotels located in the heart of the Walt Disney World® Resort: the award-winning Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, is a deluxe Disney hotel and your gateway to Central Florida's illustrious theme parks and attractions.



The posh guest rooms have been recently redesigned to include sophisticated décor and popular Heavenly Beds® to comfortably whisk guests away to a good night's rest after a full day of exploring Orlando's premier attractions.




Staying on-site at the Swan and Dolphin enjoy many special Disney benefits (available exclusively for guests staying at Walt Disney World hotels) including:




Hotel Information

The Swan and Dolphin are located in between Epcot® and Disney's Hollywood Studios™ and close to Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park and Magic Kingdom® Park. Discover our magical surroundings, superior service, luxurious facilities.  Also enjoy the new Mandara Spa, 17 spectacular restaurants and lounges, five pools, a white sand beach, two health clubs, tennis, and nearby golf.



Extra magic hours benefit

Each day one of the four Disney Theme Parks opens an hour early or stays open up to an extra two hours after regular closing for you to enjoy select attractions. (ValidTheme Park ticket and Disney Resort ID required for each adult).

This benefit is exclusive to Disney Resort guests only.  Lines for the most popular attractions are drastically shorter allowing you to enjoy more of your favorite rides!


Complimentary Disney Transportation

Even if you have a car at your disposal, it is much faster and much more convenient to use Disney's complimentary scheduled transportation available only to Disney Resort guests. Take a leisurely cruise on Disney’s Friendship Launch to Epcot® and Disney's Hollywood Studios™ or take a Disney shuttle bus to all other areas and Disney resorts within Walt Disney World® Resort. The buses and Friendship launch start running one hour prior to the parks opening each morning and arrive at our hotel every 15 – 20 minutes so you can come and go as you please with very little wait time.The water taxis and buses transport guests right to the entrance of the parks. No additional shuttles are required and no walking through massive parking lots.


Make Dining Reservations in Advance

All of the Disney park restaurants as well as resort restaurants can often fill up quickly and have a long wait time if you do not have a reservation. Having a reserved seating time will save you a lot more time for fun in the parks! Disney dining reservations open 90 days in advance, so be sure to mark your calendar for special seatings you require. Call 407-WDW-DINE to book.



Purchase your Park Tickets in Advance

It is not unusual to find long lines right the entrance to the parks as many people have not purchased their tickets in advance. As a guest of our resort, you can purchase your tickets in the hotel lobbies or online before you head out in the morning.