JAN 2018

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UPDATE 13 dealing with obstacles and conflict in the workplace. This session is recommended for employees at all levels who seek to maximize their performance, become stronger leaders, and add more value to the organization. • Healthcare the Disney Way. Explore the growing link between patient satisfaction and reimburse- ment and learn how delivering a quality patient experience—the Disney way—is more important than ever before. • Duke Eye Center: Clinical Flow Optimization. This workshop will provide an understanding of inter- mediate-level Lean and Six Sigma methodologies and illustrate how they were used to optimize a mul- tispecialty, multisite practice. The course will address the important roles that technician training, accountability, and educational advancement have in optimizing practice performance. • COE Review: Parts 1 and 2. This two-day workshop touches on each of the six COE exam domains and is one of several recommended COE study resourc- es. Attendance does not guarantee passage of the COE exam. Seating for ASOA Workshops and the COE Review is limited. Reg- ister at AnnualMeeting.ASCRS.org. T&N Tech Talks T&N Tech Talks, an educational forum, is designed for technicians, nurses, orthoptists, and ophthalmic photographers. Attendees partici- pate in extensive Q&A discussion with presenters following 10-minute presentations. At the end of T&N Tech Talks, a People's Choice Award is presented to the most interesting presentation of the session. Separate registration is required for T&N Tech Talks, but it is not necessary to be registered for the entire Technicians & Nurses Program. Visit AnnualMeeting.ASCRS.org to register today. EW Contact information Monasterio: dmonasterio@ascrs.org • Session I. Surgical Scenarios: Man- aging DMEK Disasters and Other Cornea Catastrophes • Session II. Smoke or Fire? • Session III. Advances and What's Trending in Ocular Surface • Session IV. The Great Debate "Cornea Day has been revamped to include a new format, which we hope will be more appealing," said Francis Mah, MD, program co-chair of Cornea Day. "Different formats such as debates, panel discussion, and surgical videos will be utilized. Cornea Day is largely applicable to both cornea and comprehensive ophthalmologists. We are excited and sure the audience will enjoy the new format." "The 2018 Cornea Day will be highly interactive with audience responses, complex surgical videos, as well as debates on surgical man- agement of challenging cornea and cataract cases," said Marian Macsai, MD, program co-chair of Cornea Day. "With a mixture of compre- hensive and advanced topics from ocular surface disease to endothelial keratoplasty, this program promises something new and exciting for surgeons of all levels." For more details, visit www. CorneaDay.org. All three subspecialty days are approved for Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit. ASOA Workshops ASOA is once again offering several specialized training and leadership workshops on Friday, April 13, as well as a 2-day Certified Ophthalmic Executive (COE) Review course (Fri- day and Saturday). ASOA Workshops for 2018 include the following: • Practice Management Boot Camp. Experienced subject matter experts help attendees tackle prac- tice management challenges in core areas, from quality measures and government regulations to improving practice performance through flow and efficiency. • Dale Carnegie Training: Build- ing a Culture of Engagement. Achieving and Retaining Success. Learn how to increase employee engagement while New in 2018, ASCRS is offering the All Access Pass, which provides attendees with full access to all ASCRS programming such as instructional courses, symposia, and Friday's Subspecialty Day programming.

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