The 30th Annual Berkeley Practicum is a three day continuing education event that offers a total of 20 CE hours. The Practicum will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton in the Berkeley Marina.

Dates

Dates:January 19-21, 2019

Location

 DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton in the Berkeley Marina.

Registration

Registration will open in October 2018.

CE Credits

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

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

Daily CE Breakdown

Saturday, January 19: 8 CE Hours

Sunday, January 20: 8 CE Hours

Monday, January 21: 4 CE Hours

*Please check back for updates for specific CE hour designations.


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 and are subject to a $10 cancellation fee. We do not accept phone cancellations. To receive a full refund minus $10 cancellation fee, your cancellation request must be received by Sunday, December 30th before 11:59pm. Cancellations received between December 30th and January 11th will receive 65% refund minus $10 cancellation fee or 75% credit towards future Berkeley Practicum or Morgan Symposium. No refunds will be given after January 11th.

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."]

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Accommodations

Rooms at the DoubleTree Marina Hotel are available for our conference attendees at a special rate. To book, call (510) 548-7920.

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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]

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Keynote Speaker: Jost B. Jonas, MD

Dr. Jost Jonas is Professor of Ophthalmology and Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Ruprecht-Karls-University in Heidelberg, Germany. He is a member of the German Academy of Science Leopoldina, as well as the Glaucoma Society of the International Congress of Ophthalmology. A highly respected researcher, his topics of research include intravitreal application of medication as treatment of intraocular edematous, proliferative and neovascular diseases, as well as the morphologic diagnosis of optic nerve diseases including glaucoma and the association between cerebrospinal fluid pressure and ocular disorders. 

Schedule

Saturday, January 138 CE Hours
7:15 - 8:15 Sign-in and Continental Breakfast
8:15 - 4:45Paul Karpecki, OD
Kentucky Eye Institute

Jost B. Jonas, MD
Ruprecht-Karls-University, Heidelberg, Germany

Andrew Mick, OD
San Francisco VA Medical Center

Julie Tyler, OD
Nova Southeastern University

Sunday, January 148 CE Hours
7:15 - 8:15Sign-in and Continental Breakfast
8:15 - 4:45Julie Tyler, OD
Nova Southeastern University

Jost B. Jonas, MD
Ruprecht-Karls-University, Heidelberg, Germany

Paul Karpecki, OD
Kentucky Eye Institute

Debora Lee Chen, OD
Berkeley Optometry

Monday, January 154 CE Hours
7:30 - 8:15Sign-in and Continental Breakfast
8:15 - 12:00Roger Goldberg, MD
Bay Area Retina Associates

Marlena Chu, OD
Berkeley Optometry

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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