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PEN has offered quality educational programs to independent optometric practices since 1984…honoring our commitment to enhancing our members ability to compete in a rapidly changing eyecare marketplace. 

Registrants will receive immediate email confirmation.

 

  • Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
    PEN Members Free (Non-Members $15)
    Ann Bina, CPC
    Live Webinar

    This webinar will discuss concepts that will help your practice develop and write your individual policy related to code usage. Having a written policy in place will assist your staff in consistent and compliant billing.

  • Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 8:00am to Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 12:30pm
    $199 per person
    Jay Binkowitz, Mark Wright, MD
    San Francisco Marriott Union Square

    Use your P&L numbers strategically to increase practice success.

  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 8:30am to Friday, April 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
    $490 (Non-Memebers $645) Register early save 25%!
    Mary Schmidt, ABOC, CPO
    Alameda, CA

    Newer staff, get up to speed in the optical…fast! Understand WHAT to do and WHY you’re doing it. Troubleshoot and solve problems on your own, and contribute more to quality patient care.

     

    Day 1 8:30am - 5pm
    8:30 am-9:00 am................Breakfast & Registration
      9am-9:15am......................Welcome and Introductions 
      9:15am-11:00am.....................The Eye: It's Parts & their Function, Refractive Status of the Eye
      11:00am - Noon..................Fundamental Optics
      Noon-1pm.......................Lunch (not included in class fee)
      1pm-5pm........................Understanding Prescriptions, Tips for Success

    Day 2 8:30am - 5pm
      8:30am-9am...................Breakfast
      9am-11:00am......................Rx Verification & Troubleshooting
      11:00am - Noon................ Lens Types
      Noon-1pm......................Lunch (not included in class fee)
    1pm-5pm........................Materials & Treatments, PD Measurements, Frames & Frame Materials

    Day 3 8:30am - 3:30pm
      8:30am-9am...................Breakfast
      9am-Noon.................Frame Styling, Selling Skills
      Noon-1pm...........Lunch (not included in class fee)
      1pm-3:00pm.................Frame Repairs, Frame Adjusting
      3:00pm - 3:30pm.........Conclusion & Evaluations

  • Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
    PEN Members Free (Non-Members $15)
    Ann Bina, CPC
    Live Webinar

    Learn to identify and mitigate risks to the protect health information (PHI) in your practice. While this exercise will not take the place of the required annual Risk Analysis, it will educate staff on what to watch for to help avoid a PHI breach.

  • Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
    $150 Members (Non-Members $190)
    Mary Schmidt, ABOC, CPO
    Alameda, CA
    2 ABO Credit Hours

    Lens materials, types, and treatments…oh my!There are so many options involved in choosing the perfect lens for your patients’ needs that the task can be daunting. And, each patient relies on you to ensure they will make the right decision.

  • Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    $150 Members (Non-Members $190)
    Mary Schmidt, ABOC, CPO
    Alameda, CA
    2 ABO Credit Hours

    Knowing how to present your products and services is the best selling technique you can have. When patients are confident you know your stuff, they are more likely to buy… and buy again!

  • Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
    PEN Members Free (Non-Members $15)
    Ann Bina, CPC
    Live Webinar

    Screening programs can be beneficial for both patient care and practice finances. This webinar will review the compliance aspects of a screening program along with policies and procedures needed to support such a service.