More than 325 hours of Continuing Education for every role and experience level, focused on your core competencies — disease diagnosis, treatment and management; clinical application of products; and healthy business solutions. Informative classroom instruction connects to hands-on knowledge at the expansive exhibits, allowing you to compare and source the most products and trends in one place.
Four days of Continuing Education for every role and experience level, with key topics that include:
Macular Degeneration and Nutritional Supplements
13 hours, learn how nutritional supplements can add significant benefit in saving vision for patients with macular degeneration. Join our entire panel of speakers throughout the conference to get all of the latest information on this important technology in optometry.
4 hours, focus on preventative care and how your patients' overall health affects their eye health.
13 hours, journey from the beginning of treating glaucoma to more complicated cases. With many recent changes in technology and pharmacology, it can be confusing. Be sure to sign-up for the entire program to be a state-of-the-art glaucoma clinician.
Guided Practice Modules
6 hours, implement tools and management secrets that a busy practitioner can take back to your practice and apply immediately. Learn step-by-step regarding contact lens, lens pricing, recall, and appointment strategy.
OD/MD Collaborative Care
9 hours, hear from ODs practicing with MDs. Listen to these partnership teams discuss how they work together to provide the highest level of patient care.
OD Mentor Program
International Vision Expo's Mentor Program aims to ensure that Optometry students gain the education and experience they need to make them successful in their future careers. This program offers Optometry students the unique opportunity to get connected with a seasoned OD mentor to provide guidance and advice as these future Optometrists navigate our New York event.
As a mentor, you would share your expertise with a student that we match you with prior to Vision Expo East. You and your student will have the opportunity to contact each other before you arrive onsite as well as schedule a meet and greet at the show.
Our hope is that the Mentor Program enhances their Show experience. We appreciate your loyalty and look forward to your participation in this program.
Chief eXperience Officer Certificate (CXO)
Designate and empower a CXO in your practice to drive and implement extraordinary customer service. Differentiate your business from the Internet and increase patient satisfaction, loyalty and profits. Learn how to create demand and desire for your personalized approach to eyewear and eyecare delivery.
Frame Buyer Sessions
All new classes and speakers for 2013; streamline the process of managing, monitoring, positioning and promoting your frame inventory — what today's frame buyer needs to know from industry experts.
Optical Boot Camps
15 hours, engage and educate your team. Grow your business and enhance patient care by building the skills of your entire staff. Reduce the learning curve by immersing new staff and cross-train experienced staff to increase efficiency and customer service.
The government mandated tasks along with incentives and penalties are all kicking in during the next couple of years. Hear from the experts exactly how to be in compliance with these new regulations and reap the financial rewards of bringing your record keeping into the 21st century.
Harness the power of the Internet. Learn to develop, set up and use social media, a website, Internet marketing and other web tools.
A series of courses dedicated to securing the fiscal health of your business.
Keep up with relevant practice management trends to assure your business is utilizing best practices in: processes, technology, efficiency, management tactics, marketing, patient service and staffing.
New Government Regulations
Get up-to-the-minute requirements for several new "mandatory programs" that involve both incentives and penalties, Electronic Health Records, PQRS, e-prescribing and coding compliance.
Learn more about how to effectively value your practice, prepare for retirement, generate a needs assessment and gain insight on financing mechanisms available.
Med Sci Theater
Free education, many approved for CE credits, held inside the exhibit hall, focusing on medical and scientific topics.