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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 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.

  • Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
    $175 Members ($200 Non-Members)
    Mile Brujic, OD
    Concord, CA
    4 Hours COPE Approval Pending

    Join us and find out all you need to know to become a scleral lens expert:
    • We will discuss the finer points of scleral lens fitting from start to finish.
    • A virtual lens fitting will allow you to see the application, fit assessment and clinical considerations through a slit lamp projected onto a large screen.
    • This course will give you a framework for appropriate office procedures, including proper billing and coding.

  • Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Morning Session - $230 (lunch included) Afternoon Session - $200 (lunch included) All Session $275 (lunch included)
    Mark Wright, OD, Paul Karpecki, OD, Katie Greiner, OD
    Mason, OH
    8 hours pending approval

    Earn up to 8 hours of CE in one day

    Mark Wright, OD
    •Pulse - Understanding The Lifeline of your Practice

    Paul Karpecki, OD
    •Ocular Surface Disease, Part 1 & 2

    Katie Greiner, OD
    •Scleral Lenses - Making a Difference One Lens at a Time

  • 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.