Saturday, April 22, 2017

Presbyterian Hospital
8200 Walnut Hill Lane
Dallas, Texas 75231

Join ASORN for this day of exciting and informative programming designed for ophthalmic nurses and technicians. 

Course registration includes all lectures, breakfast, morning break, lunch, and access to exhibits. 

Course Directors: Karen Fogelman, RN, BSN, CRNO and Susan Clouser, RN, MSN, CRNO

Target Audience: This course is designed for ophthalmic registered nurses, ophthalmic assistants, technicians and technologists and other interested in the clinical care of the ophthalmic patient.



Early Bird Registration

 January 17 - February 28 


 March 1 - April 11 

 ASORN Members 







If you need to register a group or pay with a check please use the paper registration form linked below. Each registrant needs to fill out a form for the reigstration to be complete. 

Program Schedule*

7:00 AM - 4:15 PM  - Registration

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM  - Breakfast

8:00 AM - 8:05 AM - Introduction

8:05 AM - 8:10 AM - ARS Questions

8:10 AM - 9:10 AM - Advances in the Treatment of Corneal Disease - Aaleya Koreshi, MD

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM - Diabetic Retinopathy: Update 2017 - Sunil Patel, MD

10:10 AM - 10:40 AM - Morning Break

10:40 AM - 11:40 AM - New Developments in Contact Lens Technology - Zak Rosemore, OD

11:40 AM - 12:40 PM - Red Eye--Oh, my! Where do I go from here? - Megha Agrawal, MD

12:40 PM - 12:45 PM - ARS Questions

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM - Lunch

1:45 PM - 1:50 PM - ARS Questions

1:50 PM - 2:50 PM - TBD

2:50 PM - 3:00 PM - Quick Break

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Modern Cataract Surgery: A Detailed Review of Pre-operative Evaluation, Intraoperative Technology and Intraocular Lens Implants - Joshua Zaffos, MD

4:00 PM - 4:05 PM - ARS Questions

4:05 PM - 4:15 PM - Evaluations

*subject to change

Continuing Education

Nursing: This course will be available for Nurse Contact Hours

JCAHPO: This course will be submitted for consideration of JCAHPO Group A credits

Exhibitors and Sponsors

Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities are now available at the 2017 Ophthalmic Update.

Please review our 2017 Ophthalmic Update Prospectus for detailed information.

Cancellation Policy

Refund requests made by April 11 will be charged a 20% cancellation fee. Refund requests made by April 19 will be charged a 50% cancellation fee. Refunds will not be granted after April 19. Refund requests must be made in writing. Please send to 

Lodging and Getting to the Meeting

Getting to the Meeting

Local Attendees - Parking is available for $2 a day at Presbyterian Hospital.

Out of Town Attendees - Presbyterian can be accessed from Dallas Love Field Airport (8 miles) or Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (24 miles). Both airports have multiple flights a day on national airlines.


The following hotels are a short drive from Presbyterian Hospital:

Courtyard Dallas Central Expressway

La Quinta Inn and Suites Dallas North Central

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Dallas - Campbell Center

Hyatt House Dallas/Lincoln Park


Nursing contact hours will be provided by the American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses (ASORN).
ASORN is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation (COA).

ASORN is provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing CEP #16717.

Nurses: this course will be available for NURSE CONTACT HOURS
JCAHPO: this course will be submitted for consideration of JCAHPO Credits

ASORN's accredited status does not imply endorsement by ASORN or the ANCC of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity. All presenters and the Nurse Coordinators will receive an honorarium.
This course is not sponsored by JCAHPO; only reviewed for compliance with JCAHPO standards and criteria and awarded continuing education credit accordingly; therefore, JCAHPO cannot predict the effectiveness of the program or assure its quality in substance and presentation.

Successful completion is identified as attendance at each session for the designated time. Credit for a course hour will be denied to individuals who miss more than 10 minutes of that hour.
Attendees should submit a completed attendance verification form at the end of the last session for recognition of credits.

Commercial support will be sought for this educational activity.