The 28th Annual Berkeley Practicum is a three day continuing education event that offers a total of 20 CE hours. This year’s keynote speaker is Claude Burgoyne, MD, glaucoma clinician and surgeon.

Dates: January 14–16, 2017

CE Credits

20 CE hours are available for the full three day program ( includes 4 Hrs. GLAUC-CE)

Daily CE Breakdown

Saturday, January 14: 8 CE Hours (inc. 2 Hrs. GLAUC-CE)

Sunday, January 15: 8 CE Hours (inc. 2 Hrs. GLAUC-CE)

Monday, January 16: 4 CE Hours

Keynote Speaker: Claude Burgoyne, MD

burgoyneClaude Burgoyne, MD, glaucoma clinician and surgeon, will be the Berkeley Practicum Keynote Speaker. Dr. Burgoyne is the Van Buskirk Chair for Ophthalmic Research and Director of the Optic Nerve Head Research Laboratory at the Devers Eye Institute in Portland, Oregon. He is also a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology within the Oregon Health and Sciences University. Dr. Burgoyne’s laboratory studies the effects of aging and experimental glaucoma on the neural and connective tissues of the non-human primate optic nerve head within 3D histomorphometric reconstructions. The long-term goal of his work is to build a clinical science to predict how an individual human optic nerve head will respond to a given level of intraocular pressure. His lecture, “New Paradigms for Imaging and Treating the Optic Neuropathy of Glaucoma”, will present valuable information and insight for optometrists.

Location

This year’s practicum will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton, in the Berkeley Marina.

A block of rooms has been reserved for our group. When reserving a room online, use the Group Code BER or call (800) 222-TREE (8733) and state you are with the Berkeley Practicum for the discounted rate. The discounted rate will be offered through Friday, December 23rd, 2016 or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first, so be sure to book early.

Registration

Register for the Berkeley Practicum by clicking on the registration button below.

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All cancellations must be made in writing, either by mail, email, or fax. We do not accept phone cancellations. To receive a full refund, your cancellation request must be received at least 3 weeks before the first day of the program. Cancellations received between 3 weeks and 7 days before the first day of the program will receive 65% refund or 75% credit towards future Berkeley Practicum or Morgan/Sarver Symposium. No refunds will be give within 7 days of the first day of the program.

Medical Emergencies
Cancellations due to medical emergencies must include a note from your primary or diagnosing physician. To receive a full refund, we must receive your cancellation at least 3 days before the first day of the program. Cancellations made within 3 days of the first day of the program, or 'No Shows,' will receive an 80% refund.

Refund procedures
If original payment was made by credit card, your cancellation refund will be credited to your credit card account. If payment was made by check, you must submit the following:

- A copy of the cancelled check or a copy of your bank statement showing the check has cleared.
- Your social security number
- The address where your refund check is to be mailed

Credit for a future Berkeley Practicum or Morgan Symposium
If you cancel between 3 weeks and 7 days before the first day of a Morgan Symposium or Berkeley Practicum, you may request a 75% credit towards a future Berkeley Practicum or Morgan Symposium. If you would like us to apply your cancellation refund to a future program, please write, email, or fax us to let us know. We will mail you a 'letter of credit.' When sending in your registration form for a future program, write in the amount of credit you have, and submit payment for the balance.

Program Changes
If you make any changes in the dates of your attendance, you will be charged the fees that are in effect on the date you make the changes. Changes in your registration may be made by mail, email, or fax, and are contingent upon available space. All program changes must be made at least 4 days (96 hours) before the program start.

Schedule

Saturday, January 148 CE Hours (inc. 2 Hrs. GLAUC-CE)
7:15 - 8:15 Sign-in and Continental Breakfast
8:15 - 12:00Susan Cotter, OD, MS
Prof. of Optometry, SCCO; Research Prof. Ophthal., USC

Management of Childhood Esotropia for the Primary Eye Care Doc (COPE #45414-FV)

Claude Burgoyne, MD
Devers Eye Inst., Port., OR; Clin. Prof. Oregon Health & Sciences Univ.

New Paradigms for Imaging and Treating the Optic Neuropathy of Glaucoma (COPE Approval Pending)
12:00 - 12:50Lunch
12:50 - 4:45Ian B. Gaddie, OD
Director, Gaddie Eye Centers, Louisville, KY

Blepharitis, MGD, and Ocular Surface Disease (COPE #47247-AS)

Jay Haynie, OD
Exec. Clinical Director, Retina & Macula Specialists, WA

Complications of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Growing Concern (COPE #46806-PS)

Intravitreal Injections: What We Must Know (COPE #41921-PS)

Sunday, January 158 CE Hours (inc. 2 Hrs. GLAUC-CE)
7:15 - 8:15Sign-in and Continental Breakfast
8:15 - 12:00Ian B. Gaddie, OD
Director, Gaddie Eye Centers, Louisville, KY

Glaucoma Grand Rounds Diagnostic Dilemmas and Solutions (COPE #47300-GL)

Jay Haynie, OD
Exec. Clinical Director, Retina & Macula Specialists, WA

Diabetic Retinopathy (COPE #50074-PS)
12:00 - 12:50Lunch
12:50 - 4:45Scott Lee, MD
Retinal Specialist, East Bay Retina Consultants, Inc., Bay Area, CA

The 3 Rs: Retinal Tear, Retinal Detachment, Retinoschisis (COPE Approval Pending)

A System for Interpretation of OCT and OCT Angiograms (COPE Approval Pending)

Jacqueline Theis, OD
Clinical Instructor, UC Berkeley School of Optometry

Sports Vision 101 (COPE Approval Pending)

Post-Concussion Vision Problems (COPE Approval Pending)

Monday, January 164 CE Hours
7:30 - 8:15Sign-in and Continental Breakfast
8:15 - 12:00Jay Bansal, MD
Medical Director, LaserVue Eye Center, Bay Area, CA

Update on Cross-Linking, SMILE, Extended Depth of Focus IOLs, and Dropless Cataract Surgery (COPE Approval Pending)

Mika Moy, OD
Clinical Professor, UC Berkeley School of Optometry

Christina Wilmer, OD
Assoc. Dean, Clin. Prof., Dir. Aff. Residency, UC Berkeley School of Optometry

Thought Provoking Cases in Anterior Segment (COPE #50880-AS)

HSV Epithelial Keratitis: Avoiding the Initial Misdiagnosis (COPE #49289-AS)

Questions?

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800-827-2163

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