Education Calendar

You are here

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.

 

  • Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Morning Session - $210 (lunch included) Afternoon Session - $185 (lunch included) All Session $250 (lunch included)
    Elizabeth Muckley, O.D., F.A.A.O, Michael Earley, O.D., PhD
    Columbus, OH
    8 hours pending approval

    Earn up to 8 hours of CE in one day

    Elizabeth Muckley, O.D., F.A.A.O
    •Advanced Procedures in Glaucoma Surgery: Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery and Filters
    •Glaucoma Pharmaceuticals Update
    •Ocular Trauma Triage and Treatments

    Michael Earley, O.D., PhD
    •Reading, Literacy Acquisition, and Cortical Reorganization
    •Pediatric Clinical Practice Guidelines: There’s a Kid in My Chair, Now What?

  • Monday, October 9, 2017 - 8:00am to Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
    $520 (Non-Memebers $675)
    Mary Schmidt, ABOC, CPO
    Irvine, 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 (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
    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
      1pm-3:00pm.................Frame Repairs, Frame Adjusting
      3:00pm - 3:30pm.........Conclusion & Evaluations

  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
    $110 Members (Non-Members $155)
    Mindi Lewis, ABOC, FNAO
    Irvine, CA
    2 ABO Credit Hours

    A hands-on workshop introduces beginners to Basic Lensometry. Students will learn the use, care and principles of the lensometer, and gain practical skills to measure the powers of single vision sphere and cylinder lenses, as well as lined multifocal lenses. This is an interactive workshop combining lecture and plenty of practice.

  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    $110 Members (Non Members $155)
    Mindi Lewis, ABOC, FNAO
    Irvine, CA
    2 ABO Credit Hours

    Take your skills to the next level and learn the tough stuff. Measuring prism and progressive lenses takes practice, and this workshop will get you where you need to be. Learn to measure prescribed and unprescribed prism, and progressive lens powers.

  • Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
    $110 Members (Non-Members $155)
    Mindi Lewis, ABOC, FNAO
    Irvine, 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, October 26, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    $110 Members (Non-Members $155)
    Mindi Lewis, ABOC, FNAO
    Irvine, 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.

  • Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
    PEN Members Free (Non-Members $15)
    Ann Bina, CPC
    Live Webinar

    ICD-10 has changed again! Find out about updates for 10/1/2018 and how they will affect your practice.