The Sunday Series offers professional continuing education on a variety of optometric topics. Each Sunday program is comprised of five hours of state-accredited continuing education intended to augment clinical skills and promote excellence in patient care.
The following is a list of the Sunday Series events to be held in the 2017-2018 academic year. We also encourage you to participate in our complimentary, COPE-accredited online programs.
2017 - 2018 Sunday Series
April 29, 2018
Location: The Hotel Northampton, 36 King Street, Northampton, MA 01060
Topics: (5 hours Mass CE credit)
• Screening and Evaluation of TBI Patients
• Visual Therapy of TBI
• Amblyopia and Strabismus
• Challenging Retina Cases
• Susan C. Danberg, OD, FCOVD
Behavioral Optometrist, Global Clinical Advisor - Special Olympics Health Program
• Vasiliki Poulaki, MD, PhD,
Vitreoretinal Specialist, VA Boston Healthcare System
Technology: Advancing the Diagnostic Focus
December 3, 2017, 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: New England College of Optometry, 424 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02115
Technology is changing our everyday lives, but more importantly, the way we deliver eye care. As primary care providers, optometrists must be willing to embrace evolving trends in health care. Our expert panel of speakers will address the important elements surrounding implementation of technology into a primary care practice, highlighting the importance of developing new practice management strategies to accommodate the emerging model of comprehensive care.
Keynote: “The Practice of the Future” (1 hr Mass CE credit)
Howard Purcell, OD ’84, Senior Vice President, Essilor of America
• The Future Eye Exam: Eye Care Analytics and Medical Imaging (2 hours Mass CE credit)
• Making the Most of Technology in Eye Care (2 hours Mass CE credit)
• Tim Petito, OD; Director of Professional Relations, Marco Ophthalmics
• Thomas Wong, OD; Chief of Adult and Pediatric Primary Care, Assistant Clinical Professor, SUNY College of Optometry
Diabetes: Current Concepts
September 24, 2017
• New Trends in Diagnosis and Management (1 hr Mass CE credit)
• Developing and Evolving Therapies (1 hr Mass CE credit)
• Diabetic Nephropathy Update (1 hr Mass CE credit)
• Diabetic Retinopathy Update (1 hr Mass CE credit)
• Living with Diabetes (1 hr Mass CE credit)
Instructors: Medha N. Munshi, MD, Director of Geriatric Diabetes Program, Joslin Diabetes Center; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Enrique Caballero, MD, Director of the Latino Diabetes Initiative and Director of Medical Affairs-Professional Education, Joslin Diabetes Center; Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Robert C. Stanton, MD, Chief of Kidney & Hypertension Section, Joslin Diabetes Center; Joanna Mitri, MD, MS, Staff Physician, Joslin Diabetes Center; and Joan Hill, RD, CDE, LD, Diabetes Educator and Dietician, Diabetes Management, MIT Medical
NECO would like to thank the following corporate sponsors for their support through unrestricted, educational grants.