Dr. Eric Conely, ICO CE Director says… we welcome the “Dr. & Mrs. Dominick M. Maino Visiting Professor,” Dr. Mitchell Scheiman.
Dr. Scheiman is currently a Professor and Director of the Pediatric and Binocular Vision Programs at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, and Study Chair of the Convergence Insufficiency Treatment Trial. He is a Diplomat in Binocular Vision, Vision Perception and Pediatrics in the American Academy of Optometry, and a Fellow in COVD. He has served on many national committees for the American Optometric Association and the American Academy of Optometry and serves on the editorial board of several journals. He has published over 100 journal articles and has written 3 textbooks, including Clinical Management of Binocular Vision (Scheiman and Wick), Optometric Management of Learning-Related Vision Problems (Scheiman and Rouse).
Also on the program, Professor Emeritus, Alfred Rosenbloom, O.D., M.A., D.O.S will be here to share insights into caring for the growing aging population – we are honored to have both speakers in such a prestigious program.
More details below:
Visiting Professor Continuing Education Program
June 27, 2010 at the Illinois College of Optometry
6 Hours of CE Credit (Non-tested, COPE Pending)
8:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Cost: $150
Should You Change the Way You Treat Amblyopia?
Medico-Legal Issues in Optometry
Evidence Based Treatment of Convergence Insufficiency
Meeting the Challenges of the Aging Population
Mitchell Scheiman, OD, FCOVD
Eric Conley, OD
Alfred Rosenbloom, OD, MA, DOS
Program includes parking, continental breakfast, lunch, course materials, and certificate of attendance. No tests are offered for this program. All courses are COPE qualification pending. The last day to pre-register is June 23, 2010. All registrations received after this date are subject to a $25 late registration fee. You will receive an email confirmation within 3 business days after we receive your registration. If you do not receive your confirmation, please call the CE Coordinator at 312-949-7426.
Contact info:Diane Gillette
Coordinator of Continuing Education Illinois College of Optometry
The Dr. and Mrs. Dominick M. Maino Visiting Professor Endowment Fund is used to bring to the ICO campus nationally recognized experts in the fields of pediatric optometry/ophthalmology, special education, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and language therapy, binocular vision, vision and learning, and/or special populations (primarily in the area of developmental disabilities, traumatic and acquired brain injury). The Visiting Professor shares his/her expertise with the ICO community, makes presentations to faculty and students and is also available for ICO’s Continuing Education Program as well. During the past two years the Dr. & Mrs. Dominick M. Maino Visiting Professors included Kenneth Cuiffreda, PhD, FAAO, FCOVD-A and Leonard Press, OD., FAAO, FCOVD.