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Technicians & Nurses

Saturday, April 14–Monday, April 16
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Download a PDF of the Technicians & Nurses Program.

Attend case-based presentations and Q&A discussions that will address important topics for clinical ophthalmic practices and ASC facilities.

Registration includes:

  • Two concurrent session rooms
  • Basic, Intermediate and Advanced sessions
  • Exhibit Hall entry
  • Networking events
  • Crossover access to attend ASCRS Annual Meeting physician sessions

T&N Tech Talks

Educational Forum for Technicians and Nurses

Friday, April 13
1 – 4:30 p.m.

View T&N Tech Talks Agenda

The T&N Tech Talks Program will be available in February.

This educational forum features 10-minute presentations relative to cataract, cornea, glaucoma, pediatric, refractive, retina or supplementary topics submitted by and presented to technicians/nurses/orthoptists/ophthalmic photographers. Audience participation is encouraged through Q&A. A “People’s Choice” ribbon will be awarded at the conclusion to the “Most Interesting Presentation” as voted on by the audience.

ATPO “Train the Trainer” Course

Friday, April 13
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology, Inc. (ATPO) will host a “Train the Trainer” course, held in conjunction with the ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting and the JCAHPO Technicians & Nurses Program. This course will give you the practical skills to create and deliver an effective, engaging training presentation in an ophthalmic environment, with real life strategies to help you deliver with confidence. Whether you train occasionally or full-time, one-on-one or in groups, this course will get you started, or bolster the techniques you are already using.


ATPO COA/COT/COMT Review Sessions

Friday, April 13
7:30 a.m. – noon

JCAHPO Certification Examination content areas will be reviewed and discussed in classroom format with the use of a PowerPoint presentation, ending with a question and answer session.

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