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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.

 

  • Thursday, February 23, 2017 -
    9:00am to 12:00pm
    $110 Members (Non-Members $155) 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.

  • Thursday, February 23, 2017 -
    1:00pm to 4:00pm
    $110 Memebrs (Non-Members $155) Per Person
    Mindi Lewis, ABOC, FNAO
    Alameda, CA
    2 ABO Credit Hours

    Become an expert frame stylist! Find out how to give your patients the best eyewear for their vision needs that are also comfortable, attractive and make them feel good. This fun and informative, hands-on workshop is recommended for all optical staff, and features current collections of designer frames.

  • Monday, April 10, 2017 - 8:30am to Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 5:00pm
    $520 Members (Non-Members $675) Per Person
    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.

     

    Monday, Apr 10 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 (included in class fee)
      1pm-5pm........................Understanding Prescriptions, Tips for Success

    Tuesday, Apr 11 8:30am - 5pm
      8:30am-9am...................Breakfast<br/>
      9am-11:00am......................Rx Verification & Troubleshooting<br/>
      11:00am - Noon................ Lens Types
      Noon-1pm......................Lunch<br/>
    1pm-5pm........................Materials & Treatments, PD Measurements, Frames & Frame Materials</p>

    Wednesday, Apr 12 8:30am - 3:30pm
      8:30am-9am...................Breakfast
      9am-Noon.................Frame Styling, Selling Skills
      Noon-1pm...........Lunch
      1pm-3:00pm.................Frame Repairs, Frame Adjusting
      3:00pm - 3:30pm.........Conclusion & Evaluations