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Technicians & Nurses Program

Download a PDF of the full Technicians and Nurses Program.

Attendee Registration

Saturday, May 7–Monday May 9
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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

Registration includes:

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

T&N Tech Talks

New Educational Forum for Technicians and Nurses

Friday, May 6
1 – 4:30 p.m.

Participate in the new fast-paced program that encourages extensive presenter and audience interaction through Q & A discussions after 10-minute paper presentations. Final JCAHPO Credit Pending.

“People’s Choice” ribbon will be awarded to the ‘Most Interesting Paper of Session.’

View the online list of T&N Tech Talks presentations or download the PDF.

*Separate registration is required for this additional program.


ATPO “Train the Trainer” Course

Friday, May 6

The Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology, Inc. (ATPO) will host a Train the Trainer course, held in conjunction with the ASCRS•ASOA meeting in New Orleans 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. Free registration for the first 50 enrollments.

Visit the JCAHPO site to register for this course.


ATPO COA/COT/COMT Review Sessions

Friday, May 6
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.

Incoming ASCRS president Kerry D. Solomon, MD, on why you should attend the ASCRS Symposium.