Thursday, October 22, 2015

OpticalCEUs Fall Continuing Education on Oct. 25th Has Sold Out

Almost twelve dozen opticians are registered for OpticalCEU's Fall 2015 continuing education seminar, selling out the available seats. The 7 ABO/NCLE credit program will start registration Sunday morning at 8:30 at the CELEBRITY BALLROOM, FOX TOWER (formerly MGM Grand), 2nd Level, Foxwoods Resort and Casino on Sunday, October 25.

As always, conference attendees can enjoy a delicious hot buffet lunch compliments of OpticalCEUs in one of the finest banquet rooms in New England.

Program Schedule
  • Explore the Cornea Speaker: Linda Conlin (1 NCLE) 9am-10am – NEW!
  • Light, the Eye and the Brain Speaker: Deborah Kotob (1 ABO) 10am-11am – NEW!
  • Everywhere and Sportwrap – Understanding Digital Technology Speaker: Deborah Kotob (1 ABO pending) 11am-Noon – NEW!
  • Specialty Contact Lenses are Not That Special Speaker: Joe Forte (1 NCLE pending) 1pm-2pm – NEW!
  • Rigid Gas Permeable Contact Lenses Speaker: Joe Forte (1 NCLE pending) 2pm-3pm – NEW!
  • You Be the Judge: Opticians and Malpractice Speaker: Linda Conlin (1 NCLE) 3pm-4pm
  • The Nature of Light and Its Practical Applications Speaker: Joe Forte (1 ABO pending) 4pm-5pm – NEW!
Our Lecturers
Accredited lecturers Linda Conlin, Deborah Kotob of Vision-Ease and Joe Forte will present seven courses enabling you to earn ABO/NCLE credits. 

For over 15 years Linda, an NAO Fellow Ambassador, has provided continuing education and training for opticians at the state and national levels. She is ABO and NCLE certified, licensed in CT, MA and RI, and has written for 20/20 and EyeWitness magazines. She founded OpticalCEUs and launched and Optical News from OpticalCEUs news blog for opticians. She is currently an adjunct professor in the Goodwin College's Ophthalmic Science Program.

Deborah, the ECP Education Facilitator for Vision-Ease, creates and presents ABO, NCLE and JCAHPO seminars related to optics and best practices. A Massachusetts-licensed optician, she has owned two optical businesses and was a sales representative for MODO and Luxottica. Deborah has achieved ABOM and NCLE certifications. 

Joe, the director of contact lens services for Greenwich Ophthalmology Associates, lectured at CUNY Tech, Vision Expo and Optifair. He is certified as an advanced level speaker, and was program director of the Interboro Institute College of Opticianry where he taught courses in various areas of contact lenses and optics.

FOX TOWER, Foxwoods is located at 39 Norwich-Westerly Rd., Ledyard. CT 06339, on Route 2 between I-395 and I-95. Go to for map and directions. Valet parking is free. For accommodations, call Foxwoods at 1-800 PLAY BIG. Overnight reservations are not associated with the seminar.

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