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October 5th - 6th

  • CE in Austin

Credit Hours: 16 Hours Accreditation Pending

COURSE INFORMATION

Join UHCO for 16 hours of COPE approved CE, including the one hour Professional Responsibility Course for Texas Optometrists. Complete your CE during the day and venture into an "Only in Austin" experience in the evening.

 

Hosted by CourseMaster Pat Segu, OD, FAAO, the following topics will take place:

  • Ocular Pharmacology
  • Cataract Surgery 
  • Neuropathic Corneal Pain
  • Medicine Update For Optometry
  • Anterior Segment
  • Retinal and ONH OCT Interpretation
  • Uveitis
  • Electrodiagnostics
  • Managing Glaucoma
  • 2019 Professional Responsibility Course

 

Select the Agenda tab for complete program details.

 

To register, select the Registration tab and download the Registration Form:

  • Fax: 713-743-2046
  • Mail: UHCO - CE DEPT, 4901 Calhoun Road, Houston, TX 77204
  • Register over the phone: 713-743-1900

 

REGISTRATION NOTE:  Participants wishing to register after 12:00pm on Wednesday, October 2nd, will be considered a Walk-In Registration and will need to be handled onsite the day of the event. An additional $25 fee will be applied to each 8 hour regular registration fee.  

 

 


HOTEL INFORMATION

DoubleTree by Hilton Austin
6505 Interstate Highway-35 North
Austin, Texas 78752
(512) 454-3737

Hotel Website

 

Rates: NA

Room Block Deadline: 
Please note that the roomblock is SOLD OUT, rooms are still available at the current rate

Room Block Group Name: UHC

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SPEAKER INFORMATION

 

Pat Segu, OD, FAAO, CourseMaster 

Dr. Pat Segu graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Cell Science in 1988. She continued her education at the University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO) receiving a doctorate degree in 1992.  Dr. Segu completed a residency in hospital-based optometry at the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center Tacoma, Washington. Dr. Segu holds a therapeutic license in the state of Texas with glaucoma privileges. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, and a diplomate of the American Board of Optometry.  Dr. Segu is actively involved and serves on the Advisory board for Eye Care for Kids Foundation, chair-elect for the APHA Vision Care Section, consultant for Accreditation Council of Optometric Education, and state board member for Prevent Blindness of Texas.  Dr. Segu is currently a clinical professor, director of the family practice residency program and clinical teaching fellowship program, clinic director for the Houston vision collaboration project-See to Succeed, and regional director for the Houston community based clinics for UHCO. Dr. Segu is the recipient of the 2015 American Public Health Distinguished Vision Section Service Award, 2014 University of Houston Teaching Excellence Award under the Community Engagement category, and 2013 Texas Optometric Association Educator of the Year Award.

 

 


 

Andrew Kemp, OD, FAAO

Dr. Kemp graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2010 and the University of Houston College of Optometry in 2014. Dr. Kemp completed an ocular disease residency at the Cedar Springs Eye Clinic in Dallas, Texas, a UHCO-affiliated community clinic. Dr. Kemp is now on faculty at the Cedar Springs Eye Clinic and the Community Eye Clinic in Fort Worth, Texas, working with fourth year optometry externs and residents. Dr. Kemp is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, and his interests include glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and specialty contact lenses.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Nate Lighhizer, OD, FAAO

Dr. Lighthizer, born and raised in Bismarck, North Dakota,  is a graduate of Pacific University College of Optometry.  Upon graduation, he completed a residency in Family Practice Optometry with an emphasis in Ocular Disease through Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry.  Dr. Lighthizer has since joined the faculty at the Oklahoma College of Optometry and serves as the Chief of Specialty Care Clinics and the Chief of Electrodiagnostics Clinic.   In 2014, he founded and now heads the Dry Eye Clinic at the College of Optometry.  Also in 2014, he was named the Director of Continuing Education as well as the Assistant Dean for Clinical Care Services at the Oklahoma College of Optometry.  He is a founding member, and currently serves as Vice President, of the Intrepid Eye Society which is a group of emerging thought leaders in optometry.  He was named a member of PCON 250 – a list of the top 250 optometrists in the country who practice progressively, provide innovative patient care, conduct optometric research or excel in academia and share what they have learned with other optometrists to advance the profession.  Dr. Lighthizer lectures nationally on numerous topics, most notably advanced ophthalmic procedures, electrodiagnostics, and ocular disease.    

 

 


 

John A. McGreal, OD

Dr. McGreal is a graduate of Albright College and the Pennsylvania College of Optometry.  He was Chief of Eye Services at Greater Atlantic Health service in Philadelphia where he also had a private practice. He was a founding partner in Vision Care Consultants, a managed eye care company in Pennsylvania.  He was Center Director and Vice President for Vision America Incorporated for seven years. Currently, he is Director of the Missouri Eye Associates, a medical and surgical private practice in St. Louis. He is President of McGreal Educational Institute, an educational company which provides ophthalmic post-doctoral continuing educational programs on eye diseases, therapeutics and surgery as well as coding, compliance and consultative services. He has been a speaker for Alcon, Allergan, B&L, Optovue, Zeiss, iCare, Heidelberg, Synemed, ZeaVision, MacuRisk, Shire, VisionSource, ODExcellence, as well as national, state, local optometric groups and private / public entities. He is adjunct faculty at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and the University of Missouri, and he is internationally recognized for his educational endeavors. Dr. McGreal also served on the continuing education committee for the North Central States Optometric Council and is a past member of the Congress continuing education subcommittee of the American Optometric Association.  He was the 42nd Peter’s Memorial Lecturer at the University of California, the Nussenblatt Lecturer at the University of Houston in 2004, the 1998 Missouri Optometrist of the Year, and was the 2005 University of Missouri School of Optometry Educator of the Year. He is Director of Education for ODExcellence, a practice improvement company.

 

 

 


 

Ryan Patel, OD, FAAO 

Dr. Patel received his Bachelor of Science degree, with high distinction, in Biochemistry at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.  As a graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Visual Science and a Doctor of Optometry.  Additionally, Dr. Patel completed a Primary Care/Low Vision Residency at the VA Medical Center in Lake City, Florida. Following his residency, Dr. Patel served as the Director of Optometric Services at a multi-specialty ophthalmology practice in North Carolina.  There, he managed pre- and post-operative care for cataract, glaucoma, anterior segment lasers and refractive surgery patients.  He developed a dry eye clinic specializing in LipiFlow® technology and managed the practice’s optometric referral network and continuing education programs. In 2016, Dr. Patel was named the Clinical Director of nJoy Vision at the University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO), as well as, joined the UHCO faculty as a course instructor and attending clinical optometrist.  Currently, he is a Clinical Assistant Professor and the Director for the UHCO Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC).  As Clinical Director, Dr. Patel provides and supervises the pre- and post-operative education for third- and fourth-year optometry students, residents and fellows.  He manages the clinical operations of the ASC, as well as facilitates optometric co-management network programs. Dr. Patel has conducted several FDA/Clinical Studies in the evaluation of surgical equipment and software, the use of toric IOLs in cataract patients, and corneal cross-linking products.  He has lectured nationally on a variety of topics including surgical procedures, glaucoma, contact lenses and anterior segment disease. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and holds memberships with the Texas Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.   


Will be held @

DoubleTree by Hilton Austin


6505 Interstate Highway-35 North
Austin,Texas 78752

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Early Bird Deadline: September 11, 2019 Early Bird
Fee
Registration
Fee
Entire Course
(16 Hours)
$ 465 $ 525
Saturday
(8 hours without PR)
$ 310 $ 350
Sunday
(8 hours including PR)
$ 410 $ 450
PR Course Only $ 95 $ 95

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Saturday, October 05, 2019

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Registration, Continental Breakfast, & Exhibit Hall
8:00 AM - 9:40 AM Practical Ocular Pharmacology
by Ryan Patel, OD, FAAO
Credit Hours: 2.0 / D/T
Cope ID: Pending
9:40 AM - 10:10 AM Break & Exhibit Hall
10:10 AM - 11:00 AM Cataract Surgery Update
by Ryan Patel, OD, FAAO
Credit Hours: 1.0 / D/T
Cope ID: Pending
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pain Without Stain: Managing Neuropathic Corneal Pain
by John McGreal, OD, FAAO
Credit Hours: 1.0 / D/T
Cope ID: 60815-AS
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch & Exhibit Hall
1:00 PM - 2:45 PM Medicine Update For Optometry
by John McGreal, OD, FAAO
Credit Hours: 2.0 / D/T
Cope ID: 60921-SD
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM Break & Exhibit Hall
3:15 PM - 5:00 PM Glaucoma REVISED
by John McGreal, OD, FAAO
Credit Hours: 2.0 / D/T
Cope ID: 60108-GL

Sunday, October 06, 2019

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Registration, Continental Breakfast, & Exhibit Hall
8:00 AM - 9:45 AM Grand Rounds: A String of Pearls
by Nathan Lighthizer, OD, FAAO
Credit Hours: 2.0 / D/T
Cope ID: 52692-AS
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM Break & Exhibit Hall
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM OCT Glaucoma Beyond: A Primer for Retinal and ONH OCT Interpretation
by Nathan Lighthizer, OD, FAAO
Credit Hours: 2.0 / D/T
Cope ID: 52685-PD
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch & Exhibit Hall
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM A Systemic and Ocular Approach to Uveitis
by Nathan Lighthizer, OD, FAAO
Credit Hours: 1.0 / D/T
Cope ID: 52187-AS
1:50 PM - 2:40 PM Electrodiagnostics for the Non-Glaucoma Patient
by Nathan Lighthizer, OD, FAAO
Credit Hours: 1.0 / D/T
Cope ID: Pending
2:40 PM - 3:10 PM Break & Exhibit Hall
3:10 PM - 4:05 PM Clear as Mud: Managing Glaucoma Suspects in Modern Optometry
by Andrew Kemp, OD, FAAO
Credit Hours: 1.0 / D/T
Cope ID: 60584-GL
4:05 PM - 5:00 PM 2019 Texas Professional Responsibility Course
by Andrew Kemp, OD, FAAO
Credit Hours: 1.0 / General/Professional Responsibility
Cope ID: 60707-EJ