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OAO Central Region Seminar, Quest Conference Center, Columbus, OH
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OAO Central Region Seminar, Quest Conference Center, Columbus, OH

4/29/2017 to 4/30/2017

When: Saturday-Sunday, April 29-30, 2017
2:00 PM
Where: Quest Conference Center
8405 Pulsar Drive
Columbus, Ohio  43240
United States
Contact:
Mark A. Glasper

Phone: 800-661-5367

Registration Information
Online registration is closed.
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Welcome to Registration for the
OAO Central Ohio Continuing Education Program.

You can earn up to 12 hours of CE in one weekend!

Members please be sure to log in using your Username to receive membership pricing on your registration. If you are not currently a member and are interested in joining OAO, please click on the link – JOIN/RENEW to get started. If you do not know or remember your Username, please contact OAO at 800-661-5367 or e-mail us at info@OAO.org.

If you do not wish to register on line, you may download the brochure registration form and mail or fax it in with your payment. Early Bird pricing ends April 17, 2017.

*Please be sure the sessions you have marked as attending reflect the certification you need.

Join your friends and colleagues for a great weekend of Professional Development!

Schedule of Events

Saturday, April 29, 2017

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm – Registration Open

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Keratometry & Topography

CL – 1 Credit Hour

Mike Gzik, ABO, NCLE, OAA, CLSA, JCAHPO

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Advances in Designing GP Lenses

CL – 1 Credit Hour

Mike Gzik, ABO, NCLE, OAA, CLSA, JCAHPO

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Scleral Wet Lab
CL – 2 Credit Hours

Mike Gzik, ABO, NCLE, OAA, CLSA, JCAHPO

5:45 pm – 7:00 pm – Networking Reception

Cash Bar/Appetizers

Sunday, April 30, 2017

7:30 am – 1:00 pm – Registration Open

 

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Can This Presbyope Be Saved?
CL – 1 Credit Hour

Mike Gzik, ABO, NCLE, OAA, CLSA, JCAHPO

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Computer Vision
CL – 1 Credit Hour

Mike Gzik, ABO, NCLE, OAA, CLSA, JCAHPO

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Understanding Subjective Refraction

SP – 2 Credit Hours
Mike Gzik, ABO, NCLE, OAA, CLSA, JCAHPO

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Lunch

Included with Your Registration!

OAO Partners and exhibitors team up for a fun-filled lunch buffet highlighted with a raffle featuring lots of great giveaways.  Whether you’re attending just the morning sessions, the afternoon sessions, or the entire day, you won’t want to miss out on the fun or this great lunch!

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

CL Perils for the Dispensing Optician

(2-Hour CL Dispensing Requirement for SP only Opticians; also used for CL Credit)

SCD/CL – 2 Credit Hours
Rebecca Ferguson, ABOC-AC, NCLEC, COA


3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

These Glasses Just Aren’t Right

SP – 2 Credit Hours
Rebecca Ferguson, ABOC-AC, NCLEC, COA

About the Instructors

Michael Gzik, ABO, NCLE, OAA, CLSA, JCAHPO

Graduated from Erie Community College in Ophthalmic Dispensing.  New York State licensed optician /contact lens practitioner.  A Fellow in the Contact Lens Society of America, ABO/NCLE certified and a Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT).  Works in a private practice optical office, New York Optometric, in Syracuse, NY, and at the Syracuse VA Hospital as an optician.  He is an adjunct and clinical instructor for contact lens technology at SUNY Health Science Center Syracuse, NY, Department of Ophthalmology resident program (20+ years).  Gzik also serves on the NCLE Board.

Rebecca Ferguson, ABOC-AC, NCLEC, COA

Rebecca Ferguson is a dual licensed Optician in Ohio and Advanced Certified by the American Board of Opticianry with an NCLE certification. Ms. Ferguson is also a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) and is licensed by the State of Ohio to teach Optics, Optical and contact lens dispensing at Miami Valley Career Technical Center. She is the owner of MobilEyes Peepers and RS Ferguson Consulting. She is a past board member and current member of the Opticians Association of Ohio.

Directions:

From the North:
Follow I-71 S to Exit 121 (Gemini Pl). Take exit 121 and turn left (east) on Gemini Pl to Orion Pl. Turn right and continue to Pulsar Place. Turn right and Quest Conference Center will be on left just over pond.

From the South:
Follow I-71 N to OH-750 E (Polaris Pkwy). Take exit 121 and turn right (east) on Polaris Pkwy. Continue to Pulsar Place. Turn right and continue on Pulsar Place. Quest Conference Center will be straight ahead just over pond.

From the East:
Follow I-270 W to I-71 N (Exit 26). Take exit 26 and continue on I-71 N to OH-750 E (Polaris Pkwy). Take exit 121 and turn right (east) on Polaris Pkwy. Continue to Pulsar Place. Turn right and continue on Pulsar Place. Quest Conference Center will be straight ahead just over pond.

From the West:
Follow I-270 E to I-71 N (Exit 26). Take exit 26 and continue on I-71 N to OH-750 E (Polaris Pkwy). Take exit 121 and turn right (east) on Polaris Pkwy. Continue to Pulsar Place. Turn right and continue on Pulsar Place. Quest Conference Center will be straight ahead just over pond.


Hotel Location:

Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus Polaris
8411 Pulsar Place

Columbus, Ohio 43240
614-885-8400

The OAO has secured a limited number of rooms for only $132.00 plus tax (King or 2 Double Queen Beds) at the Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus Polaris, 8411 Pulsar Place, Columbus, OH for attendees wanting overnight accommodations for April 29, 2017.  Please contact the hotel directly at 614-885-8400 by March 31, 2017 and refer to the Opticians Association of Ohio room block.


 
 
 

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