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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, 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!

  • Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
    $150 Members (Non-Members $190) Per Person
    Mary Schmidt, ABOC, CPO
    Alameda, CA
    3 ABO Credit Hours

    Learn how to spot the early signs of staff problems and effectively address them. This class will also show you how to create a winning team by setting measurable standards and communicating effectively.

  • Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm
    $150 Members (Non-Members $190) Per Person
    Mary Schmidt, ABOC, CPO
    Alameda, CA
    3 ABO Credit Hours Total

    Purpose of a Leader – 2 ABO Credit Hours

    In addition to juggling schedules and responsibilities, find out how to successfully managing different personalities and help staff reach their full potential.

     

    Practice Growth Through Leadership – 1 ABO Credit Hour

    Increase your ability to accurately assess employees and chart a development plan that is realistic and effective. Also, discover how to choose the best new employee and prevent bad hires.

  • 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.

  • Friday, August 10, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
    $150 Members ($190 Non-Members) Per Person
    Mindi Lewis, ABOC, FNAO
    Alameda, CA
    2 ABO Credit Hours

    Join this fun and interactive workshop for a fundamental, practical, hands-on frame adjusting experience. You will learn front-to-back, custom adjustment techniques on both plastic and metal frames. In addition to common adjustments, we will cover troubleshooting and problem adjustments.

  • Friday, August 10, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    $150 Members (Non-Members $190) Per Person
    Mindi Lewis, ABOC, FNAO
    Alameda, CA
    2 ABO Credit Hours

    Join this fun and interactive workshop for a fundamental, practical, hands-on frame adjusting experience. You will learn front-to-back, custom adjustment techniques on both plastic and metal frames. In addition to common adjustments, we will cover troubleshooting and problem adjustments.

  • Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
    PEN Members Free (Non-Members $15)
    Ann Bina, CPC
    Live Webinar

    October is a good time for your practices to begin reviewing your fee schedules and setting prices that are “defensible.” This webinar will also look at cash pay discounts and other areas that may cause trouble in an audit.

  • Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
    PEN Members Free (Non-Members $15)
    Ann Bina, CPC
    Live Webinar

    We will review ICD and CPT code changes for 2019, along with other published changes for the new year. In addition, CS EYE leadership will review its most popular programs and their upcoming plans to further assist, protect and make a difference to vision practices.