Fellows of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO) are encouraged to attend our Section Diplomate Preparatory courses. These courses help Fellows accelerate the completion of the Diplomate process. Please be sure to add them to your registration.

Tuesday, Nov. 6

Wednesday, Nov. 7

Thursday, Nov. 8

Friday, Nov. 9

Section on Cornea, Contact Lenses & Refractive Technologies

6 hours

Low Vision Section

8 hours

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Public Health & Environmental Vision Section

8 hours

Additional Fees Apply
Early Bird (Before 9/7) - $165
After 9/7 - $225

Comprehensive Eye Care Section

Low Vision Rehabilitation for the Primary Care Practice
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Kristin Anderson

Clinical Management of Binocular and Accommodative Disorders in a Primary Care Practice
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Kristin Anderson

Optometric Education Section Diplomate Preparatory Course

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Marlee Spafford, Aurora Denial, Nancy Carlson

Anterior Segment Section

Diagnostic Testing in Uveitis
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Nicholas Colatrella, Jeffrey Varanelli

Pathogens of Corneal Infection
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Aaron Bronner

The Long and Short of It
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Aaron Bronner

Glaucoma Section

Epidemiology of Glaucoma and Optometry Participation in Care Delivery
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Mark Swanson

Glaucoma Management: Tips for Optimizing Decision-Making
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Michael Sullivan-Mee

Direct Interaction with Diplomate Candidates/Prospective Candidates
11:00 AM to Noon
Michael Sullivan-Mee


Binocular Vision, Perception & Pediatric Optometry Section

Advanced Strabismus and Amblyopia Diagnosis and Treatment
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Christine Allison, Kelly Frantz, Mitchell Scheiman, David Cook

We'll waive your Diplomate application fee!

If you submit your Diplomate application form during the meeting we'll waive your $100 application fee.

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