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Changing Practice Patterns in Optometry [Nashville – October 21, 2017]

In Person Credits: 8

In today’s evidence-based practice environment, it is imperative that eye care providers continue to be educated about more effective means of delivering exceptional patient care. Only by improving methods of the delivery of clinical care can the upcoming patient demands on the practitioner be met.

Expiration Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Release Date: October 21, 2017

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Recognize the legalities and obligations within the U.S. healthcare system.
  • Develop medical records that reflect best practices in clinical documentation.
  • Distinguish better practice processes that allow a more effective delivery of care.
  • Develop higher levels of clinical rationale and medically necessary diagnostic testing that will allow the delivery of better clinical outcomes for patients in a more efficient and effective manner.
  • Formulate communication strategies to use with patients to reflect the extent of medical care that can be provides under an optometric license.

Accreditation and Designation Statement

Accreditation Statement
This course is COPE approved for 8.0 hour of CE credit(s) for optometrists

COPE Course ID’s: 47089-PM, 53730-EJ, 54262-GO, 50102-SD, 55116-AS

COPE Activity ID: Pending

Administrator
Evolve Medical Education LLC

Faculty and Disclosures

The following faculty members have the following financial relationships with commercial interests:

Scott Morris, OD has had a financial agreement or affiliation during the past year with the following commercial interests in the form of Consultant/Advisory Board/Speaker’s Bureau: 1-800; Alcon; Allergan; BioSciences; Coopervision; Essilor; Glaukos; GPN; Marco Technologies; Optometric Management; and Wells Fargo Securities. Owner: 4ECP; Eye Consultants of Colorado; and Morris Education & Consulting Associates, LLC.

John Rumpakis, OD has had a financial agreement or affiliation during the past year with the following commercial interests in the form of Consultant/Advisory Board/Speaker’s Bureau: Alcon; Allergan Plc; ArticDx; Annidis; Beaver‐Visitec; Bausch & Lomb; Bio‐Tissue; Carl Zeiss Meditec; CooperVision; Crystal PM;  CyclopsEMR; Diopys; Dr.’s Allergy; ECR Vault; EMR Logic; Essilor of America; Eye-Tel  Imaging; Freedom-Meditech; HeartSmart; Kowa Optimed; Luxottica; MacuHealth; Macuscope; Maximeyes; Maculogix; MacuRisk; Modernizing Medicine; Nicox; OfficeMate; Opticare; Optos; Paragon; RevolutionEHR; Sho; SynergEyes; TearLab; Topcon; United HealthCare; Vision Source; VisionWeb; Vistakon; and Wal-Mart. Owner: Opt‐ED®; Optometric Continuing Education; Opt‐IN®; Optometric Marketing & Promotion; WhatsMyPracticeWorth.com®; SaaS Based Appraisal Service;  ReimbursementPLUS.com®;  SaaS Based CPT Data & Information Services; CodeSAFEPLUS®; SaaS Based CPT & ICD Data Verification Services CodeSAFE®; Integrated CPT & ICD Data Services; and Practice Resource Management, Inc.

Thank you for attending the October 21, 2017 event “Changing Practice Patterns in Optometry: Adapting Your Practice for an Outcomes-Based World” in Nashville, TN.

Please continue to the post-activity evaluation to receive your certificate.

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