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Morgan-Sarver Symposium promotional banner with a person's face looking into an optometric instrument: Earn up to 10 CE hours including 4 GLC hours live online April 14 - 16, 2023

Save the date for the 38th annual Morgan-Sarver Symposium, which will be held online as an interactive webinar. Earn up to 10 CE hours for this program, including 4 TPA-GLC hours.

2023 Dates

April 14 – 16, 2023
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2023 Speakers and Topics

Please see below for our schedule of speakers and topics for the 2023 Morgan-Sarver Symposium. (Lectures, speakers, and scheduling subject to change.)

Friday, April 14, 2023 (6:00 - 7:50 PM PT)

Aaron Bronner, OD

Pacific Cataract and Laser Institute

6:00 – 6:50 PM PT
The OD’s Guide to Corneal Transplants

Get your DSAEKs, DMEKs, DALKs and PKs in order. The alphabet soup of transplant names, vague terminology and stakes involved with managing corneal transplants as an Optometrist are inherently confusing when you seldom encounter these. This hour long course will provide Optometrists a clear method of understanding the corneal transplants we may encounter, as well as the relative strengths, limitations and complications of each.

7:00 – 7:50 PM PT
New and Noteworthy Topics in Anterior Segment Disease

This course will review therapies that are recently available, still in development or underutilized in the management of Anterior Segment Disease. Areas of discussion will include brand new treatment avenues that will create a paradigm shift in how you manage anterior segment disease.

Saturday, April 15, 2023 (8:00 - 11:50 AM PT)

Jennifer Harthan, OD, FAAO, FSLS

Illinois Eye Institute

8:00 – 8:50 AM PT
When to Apply Therapeutic Contact Lens Options

This one-hour course reviews therapeutic contact lens options and when to utilize their application for patients with a variety of ocular conditions. Complications and troubleshooting tips will be reviewed. Management of these conditions through rapid fire case presentation will be discussed.

Steven Ferrucci, OD

Sepulveda VA Medical Center

9:00 – 10:40 AM PT
Retinal and OCT Grand Rounds

This course reviews some of the basic principles of retinal OCTs and OCTAs as well as uses examples to help illustrate OCT findings associated with certain clinical entities. Clinical pearls for the various diseases are stressed, as well as new treatment options and recommended management.

Dawn Lam, MS, OD, FAAO

Marshall B. Ketchum University

11:00 – 11:50 AM PT
Video Grand Rounds: Tips for your GP Fits

For the everyday practitioner, fitting GP lenses may seem intimidating; however, there is a niche of patients where GP lenses are simply the best refractive option. This course utilizes videos and patient cases to discuss common trouble-shooting strategies and fitting tips for regular corneas.

Sunday, April 16, 2023 (8:00 - 11:50 AM PT)

Glaucoma Day

Program TBA

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Registration Details

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Morgan-Sarver 2023 is now offered as only a live online webinar on Zoom. You will be able to interact with the speaker and ask questions in real-time via Zoom video conference.

This activity meets the live, interactive CE coursework requirements of the California State Board of Optometry. For COPE, this activity is considered an ‘Interactive Distance Learning’ and, depending on your state board requirements, this COPE credit type may or may not be counted as ‘Live’ credit. Attendees should verify with their state board if this type of online, interactive webinar will count towards live CE credit.

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Attendance Options: Virtual or Onsite

Morgan-Sarver 2022 is offered as either a live, in-person event at the Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry (limited seats) or a live online webinar on Zoom. Both options will be COPE approved.

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The Hybrid Program will be partially onsite and partially online. You will attend Friday's lectures online and Saturday & Sunday in-person at the Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science at the University of California, Berkeley. You will be able to interact with the speaker and ask questions in real-time (via Zoom video conference on Friday and live, in person on Saturday & Sunday).

This activity meets the live, interactive CE coursework requirements of the California State Board of Optometry. For COPE, the Friday activity is considered an 'Interactive Distance Learning' and the Saturday & Sunday activities are considered 'Live' credits. Depending on your state board requirements, the 'Interactive Distance Learning' COPE credit type may or may not be counted as 'Live' credit. Attendees should verify with their state board if this type of online, interactive webinar will count towards live CE credit.

NOTE: All onsite attendees must comply with the COVID-19 campus access requirements for the general public, which includes complying with current face-covering requirements. All requirements are in accordance with Cal/OSHA, CDPH, UCOP, CDC and city of Berkeley guidance and are subject to change. You can review the requirements at coronavirus.berkeley.edu/campus-access

Due to changing COVID-19 conditions, we will continually assess the safety of hosting this event onsite. In the case that we are unable to host you onsite due to circumstances outside of our control, all Hybrid Program attendees will receive full access to the Live Online program.
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This activity meets the live, interactive CE coursework requirements of the California State Board of Optometry. For COPE, this activity is considered an 'Interactive Distance Learning' and, depending on your state board requirements, this COPE credit type may or may not be counted as 'Live' credit. Attendees should verify with their state board if this type of online, interactive webinar will count towards live CE credit.
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Pricing

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  • Full Program: $250
  • A La Carte - Friday: $55
  • A La Carte Saturday: $110
  • A La Carte Sunday: $110

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  • Full Program: $275
  • A La Carte - Friday: $60
  • A La Carte Saturday : $120
  • A La Carte Sunday: $120

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Continuing Education Credits

Ten COPE-accredited CE hours will be available for the full, 3-day program. This program will take place via Zoom webinar. Attendees will be able to interact with the speaker and ask questions in real-time via Zoom video conference. The program will be considered a “Synchronous Virtual” course format by COPE per their 2023 guidelines, and post-course tests will not be required. All attendees should verify with their respective state board(s) if this type of activity counts towards their required CE credit.

COPE Activity ID #TBA

Friday, April 14, 2023: 2 CE Hours

Saturday, April 15, 2023: 4 CE Hours

Sunday, April 16, 2023: 4 CE GLC Hours

Questions?

View our Frequently Asked Questions page for information on registration, CE credit guidelines, certification letters, cancellations, and refunds.