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April 26, 2013

CPE Holds Oral Pharmaceuticals Day at the College

On January 27, the Office of Continuing Professional Education (OCPE) held Oral Pharmaceuticals Day at the College.  Over 150 attendees were at the program which focused on oral pharmaceuticals in eye care.  A Glaucoma Symposium was held at the LaGuardia Marriott Hotel on February 10.  New topics in the diagnosis, therapy and management of glaucoma were emphasized and there were over 100 attendees.  March 7 & 8, the OCPE, in conjunction with the Office of Residency Education, sponsored the annual Residents' Day Program.  14 hours of continuing education credits were provided to over 300 attendees.

Upcoming CE programs include:  Breakfast & Learn on Sunday, May 5 at the College.  Dr. Leon Nehmad and Dr. Andre Stanberry will give a presentation on "Utilization of Imaging and fields in Glaucoma."  Four hours of CPE credit will be offered.  On Sunday, May 18 through Monday, May 20th,the OCPE, in conjunction with Optometry Board Certified, will hold "Essentials in Eye Care:  Comprehensive Board Certification Preparation Program."  Twenty hours of COPE-approved CE credit will be offered over a period of two and a half days at the College.  This program includes online and video access to all course materials, in addition to the on-site education.  For further information, please visit the OPCE website (http://www.sunyopt.edu/education/academics/continuing_professional_education) for further information and registration details.