Webinar Wednesday Series!!
The Office of Continuing Professional Education will host a series of live webinars on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 8:00pm - 9:00pm.
A Review of Amblyopia and Amblyopia Treatment Studies
The goal of the lecture is to provide an indepth review of the identification and diagnosis of amblyopia. We will also provide an update on the amblyopia treatment trials published by the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigation Group (PEDIG).
The objectives of the lecture are to (1) allow for an in-depth understanding of what amblyopia is and is not, the different kinds of amblyopia and how it develops, (2) review current high level evidence based treatment options for amblyopia of varying etiology and age groups based on the PEDIG ATS (3) make listeners feel comfortable with diagnosing and treating amblyopia in their everyday practice.
Tamara Petrosyan, OD
Dr. Tamara Petrosyan joined SUNY College of Optometry in 2011 is an assistant clinical professor in the Primary Care service. She earned her OD from SUNY Optometry in 2009 and completed her residency in Primary Care, Vision Therapy and Low Vision/Head Trauma Rehabilitation at the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center in 2010. Dr. Petrosyan was named the American Optometric Association’s Young Optometrist of the Year for 2015.
refund or credit will be given if a written request for cancellation is
received by Wednesday, November 9th. The request should be sent to the
Office of Continuing Professional Education via standard mail or email.
Cancellations request received after the deadline will be assessed a $10
This webinar is approved for 1-hour of “LIVE CE” credit in New York State.
The New York State Board of Optometry (NYSBO)
has determined that Live Webinars can be classified as Live CE. As per
the NYSBO website: "Live courses are those in which you are able to
interact with the instructor. For example: a live lecture; a webinar, a
telecourse or teleconference in which you and the instructor can speak
directly with each other; a course in which you and other practitioners
discuss a taped presentation with a facilitator's assistance; a
computerized course in which you are able to interact directly with the
instructor. On the other hand, a televised lecture with no means of
direct interaction would not be acceptable as a live course even if it
is a live telecast." For more information please visit the NYSBO
For non-New York State licensees, please verify specific State licensure requirements with your State Board.
webinar is COPE approved for 1-hour of “Distance Learning”.
to receive COPE credit the participants are required to take a
post-course exam. The post-exam and answer sheet will be emailed 2 days
after the webinar along with the webinar’s recording.
As per the ARBO/COPE website "Live CE is when the instructor is in the same room with the
participants, even if other formats are used as audiovisual aids for
teaching the course. The instructor is face to face with the audience
and can touch the participants."
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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