Paraoptometric Program


**This schedule subject to change without notice

Thursday, May 30

    Speaker: Joy Gibb, ABOC
8:00am   Telephone Triage 101
(AOACPC & ABO Approved)
     
9:00am   Break & Visit Exhibits
     
9:45am   Digital eye Strain, Blue Light, and your Customers
(AOACPC & ABO Approved)
     
10:45am   Optical Math 101
(AOACPC & ABO Approved)
     
11:45am   A 12-Point Primer of Polarized Lenses
(AOACPC & ABO Approved)
     
12:45pm   Lunch & Visit Exhibits
     
    Speaker: Mary Schmidt, ABOC
     
2:00pm   Lens Materials, Types, Treatments and Patient Measurements 
(AOACPC & ABO Approved - worth 2 hours only)
     
4:45pm   Exhibit Hall Pub Crawl
     
6:00pm   Double Vision Bash
     
     

**This schedule subject to change without notice

Friday, May 31

    Track One   Track Two
         
7:00am   Treating the Eye for Inflammation and Infection, Breakfast Presentation with Mile Brujic (non-CE)   Treating the Eye for Inflammation and Infection, Breakfast Presentation with Mile Brujic (non-CE)
         
    Speaker: Joy Gibb, ABOC   Speaker: Mary Schmidt, ABOC
7:30am   The Psychology of a Sale
(AOACPC Approved; ABO Pending)
 

Frame Styling Workshop:
Frame Styling and Selection - Choosing the Right Frame for your Patient (AOACPC & ABO Approved)
**This workshop limited to 20 attendees

         
8:30am   Break & Visit Exhibits   Break & Visit Exhibits
         
9:00am   Strategic Planning for Your Team
(AOACPC Approved: ABO Pending)
  Frame Styling Workshop continued
Frame Styling - Choosing the Best Frame for Each Face
(AOACPC & ABO Approved)
**This workshop limited to 20 attendees
         
10:00am   Internet Sales and Your Office
(AOACPC Pending; ABO Approved)
   
         
11:00am   Lunch & Visit Exhibits   Lunch & Visit Exhibits
         
    Speaker: Joyce Ardrey, CPC   Speakers: Mary Schmidt, ABOC
& Joy Gibb, ABOC
12:15pm   HIPAA Reloaded
(COPE: 50301-PM; AOACPC Approved)
 

Frame Measurements Workshop:
Frame Adjusting - The Devil is in the Details (AOACPC & ABO Approved)
**This workshop limited to 20 attendees

         
1:15pm   MACRA: MIPS - Quality Payment Program Overview
(COPE: 52629-PM: AOACPC Approved)
   
         
2:15pm   Break   Break
         
2:25pm   Most Common Claim Errors: Denials & Rejections
(COPE Pending; AOACPC Approved)
  Frame Measurements Workshop continued:
Frame Adjusting - The Basics (AOACPC & ABO Approved)
         
3:25pm   Medicare 101: Beyond Basics
(COPE Pending)