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Technicians & Nurses Program

Thank you for attending the 2016 Technicians and Nurses Program.

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.

Congratulations to Ginny Hendricks, COT (“The Technician’s Role in Rare, Posterior Uveitis Cases”) and Jane T. Shuman, COT, COE (“Now That I’m a COA...What Else Can I Be?”), who tied for the People’s Choice Award.




ATPO “Train the Trainer” Course

Friday, May 6

Congratulations ATPO, on a successful inaugural course!

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.


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.

Discover Los Angeles

Los Angeles will host the 2017 ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress. Eclectic, progressive, trendy, laid back or retro, every neighborhood in L.A. boasts a unique, signature scene.