Technicians and Nurses Sunday Highlights | ASCRS
Technicians & Nurses Program

Sunday Highlights

Sun
Apr 24, 2022

Session A
TN-301 Pyramidal Model and Role of AOP in Eye Care Delivery
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Prashant Garg, MBBS, MS
Level: Intermediate

Synopsis & Educational Value: Description coming soon.
TN-302 Antimicrobial Resistance and Innovative Drug Delivery Systems
9:45 – 10:45 a.m.
Prashant Garg, MBBS, MS
Level: Intermediate

Synopsis & Educational Value: Description coming soon.
TN-303 Serial Biometry Prior to Cataract Surgery
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Instructor: Daniel Chang, MD Faculty: Jacqueline Whinery, COA, CCRC
Level: Intermediate

Synopsis & Educational Value: Description coming soon.
TN-304 Assessing Ophthalmic Clinical Skills
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Craig Simms, COMT, ROUB
Level: Intermediate

Synopsis & Educational Value: Whether you are responsible for evaluating ophthalmic technicians or you are looking for ways to assess your own skills, this course will discuss principles and practical tools for clinical skill assessment.
TN-305 ER Management: How to Maximize Your Staff Potential
2:45 – 3:45 p.m.
Instructor: Christine McDonald, COE, COA Faculty: Natalie Loyacano, COMT, OSA
Level: Intermediate

Synopsis & Educational Value: Course will review the 3 E’s and the 3 R’s needed to maximize your staff potential. It will discuss key topics such as how to educate and engage your staff, as well as how to identify deficiencies and how to help employees succeed in their roles.

TN-306 Testing for Amblyopia
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Maria Gema DeCain, MD
Level: Introductory

Synopsis & Educational Value: Course will explain the importance of detecting amblyopia and discuss screening modalities and recommendations.
Session B
TN-307 Corneal Crosslinking
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Francis Mah, MD
Level: Intermediate

Synopsis & Educational Value: Description coming soon.

TN-308 Posterior Segment Complications of Anterior Segment Surgery
9:45 – 10:45 a.m.
William Mieler, MD
Level: Advanced

Synopsis & Educational Value: Description coming soon.
TN-309 Mystery Retina 2022
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
William Mieler, MD
Level: Intermediate

Synopsis and Educational Value: Course will discuss diagnostically challenging “mystery retina” cases. Most presentations will include interpretation of fluorescein angiography and optical coherence tomography (OCT) test results. When indicated, other studies will be shown, including indocyanine green angiography, echography, autofluorescence, electrophysiologic studies, CT and/or MRI. The cases will be presented as unknowns followed by discussion.
TN-310 Microbes and Their Modes of Transmission in the ASC
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Elethia Dean, RN, PhD
Level: Intermediate

Synopsis & Educational Value: Description coming soon.
TN-311 COVID-19 in the ASC
2:45 – 3:45 p.m.
Elethia Dean, RN, PhD
Level: Intermediate

Synopsis & Educational Value: Description coming soon.
TN-312 Artificial Corneas: What’s New and When to Use
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Bennie Jeng, MD
Level: Intermediate

Synopsis & Educational Value: Artificial corneas have been used for decades, but their use is limited to specific indications. Additionally, complications can result in untoward outcomes. In this course, the currently available types of artificial corneas, along with their indications and outcomes, will be reviewed. New devices that are on the horizon will also be described.