The 29th Annual Berkeley Practicum is a three day continuing education event that offers a total of 20 TPA CE hours.

Dates

Dates: January 2019 TBD

Location

Location TBD

Registration

Registration will open in Fall 2018.

CE Credits

20 TPA CE hours are available for the full three day program.



Online registration for this program is now OPEN.

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Registered attendees will receive an email on Friday, January 5th with additional event information and a link to the syllabus download. If you did not receive this email, please notify us at optoce@berkeley.edu.

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Full Program $670
Saturday & Sunday $590
Saturday & Monday $460
Sunday & Monday $460
Saturday Only $335
Sunday Only $335
Monday Only $155

Breakfast, boxed lunches, and electronic syllabus are included.
Parking passes for nearby TBA campus lots reserved for our event may be purchased along with registration."] [accordion header1="Cancellation Policy" tab1="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 by Friday, December 22 before 11:59pm. Cancellations received between December 23rd and January 5th will receive 65% refund or 75% credit towards future Berkeley Practicum or Morgan Symposium. No refunds will be given after January 5th.

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
All cancellations must be made in writing, either by mail, email, or fax. We do not accept phone cancellations. If original payment was made by credit card, your cancellation refund will be credited to your credit card account.

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."] [margin space="50"]

CE Credits

20 TPA CE hours are available for the full three day program ( includes 4 Hrs. GLAUC-CE). COPE Event Activity #114769.

Please note: partial ​attendance ​of ​a ​COPE ​course ​does ​not ​count ​towards ​COPE ​CE. ​

[panel title="Daily CE Breakdown"]Saturday, January 13: 8 TPA CE Hours (inc. 2 Hrs. GLAUC-CE)

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

Monday, January 15: 4 TPA CE Hours [/panel] [margin space="50"]

Keynote Speaker: Stephen McLeod, MD

mcleodStephen McLeod, MD, glaucoma clinician and surgeon, is chair of the ophthalmology department at the University of California San Francisco. He is also chair of the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Preferred Practice Pattern Panels and a consultant to the Ophthalmic Devices Panel of the FDA. He specializes in refractive surgery, cataract, and corneal disease. His topics of research include the development of implanted accommodating devices for the treatment of presbyopia and the development of new devices for cataract removal. His lecture, “Infectious Keratitis Update”, will present valuable information and insight for optometrists.

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Schedule

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Lodging

For your convenience, the following local hotels offer preferred pricing for conference attendees. Book directly per the included instructions.

Graduate Berkeley
Room blocks available at a discounted rate, depending on availability at time of booking.
Reservations: 510-845 8981 and ask for “Berkeley Practicum Group Block Rate”.
Online Weblink: http://tinyurl.com/y9doxrsa   (case sensitive)
Email reservation request: reservations@graduateberkeley.com
https://www.graduatehotels.com/berkeley 

Hotel Shattuck Plaza
Discounted UCB rate, depending on availability at time of booking
Reservations: 510-225-6017
www.hotelshattuckplaza.com

The Faculty Club
On-campus lodging option.
www.berkeleyfacultyclub.com

Claremont Hotel
15% discount for UC Berkeley alumni, depending on availability at time of booking.
Book online using promotion code NUCY.
www.fairmont.com/claremont-berkeley

Emeryville Courtyard Marriott
Discounted UCB traveler rate, depending on availability at time of booking.
Register online or by phone, ask for the “Berkeley Practicum Conference” room block at the Courtyard by Marriott Oakland Emeryville.
(800) 828-4720
Book your group rate for Berkeley Practicum Conference

Questions?

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us if you have any questions!

optoCE@berkeley.edu
800-827-2163

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