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The Eastern States Optometric
Congress 2021
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The Eastern States Optometric Congress operates under the auspices of the Optometric Extension Program Foundation (OEPF) and is hosted locally by the Eastern States Optometric Congress committee.

This year’s program will be delivered in virtual format through I HEART VT.  

 

3 Hours COPE CE approved, 3 Hours COPE CE pending

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Eastern Sates Optometric Congress 2021

Registration is now open for ESOC 2021

The recordings of all sessions will be available after the event ends for all registrants.

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Eastern States Optometric Congress 2021

Featuring:
Samantha Slotnick, OD
Marc Taub, OD

Under the Auspices of OEPF

 

 


 

 


Sponsored by: Bernell, CooperVisionExpansion Consultants, Vision is More than 20/20, and Vivid Vision

Congress Schedule

Sunday – November 14

Spatial Education: Logical and Neurological Foundations for Vision Therapy

Presented by Samantha Slotnick, OD

COPE ID:  Pending  (3 Hours)

 

Goals of the Course:

  • Explore therapy activities which help the patient integrate visual-spatial processing skills with visual-motor consistency across environment, body and binocular oculomotor posture.

  • Provide a logical and neurological foundation for these activities, which will resonate with doctors, therapists and their patients.

This course presents vision therapy activities which help patients construct foundational spatial relationships. The particular value of these activities became apparent in strabismus rehabilitation, as these patients tend to trust logic and deduction above their visual input.  These foundational activities are just as valuable for patients with binocular dysfunctions, oculomotor control challenges, and acquired brain injury.  In addition, they can be explored and revisited at any point during a rehabilitation process, as they continue to yield learning opportunities over a wide strata of functional abilities.

This course presents vision therapy activities which help patients construct foundational relationships:

  • Between the body and gravity

  • Between each eye and each hand

  • Between eye movements and body movements

  • Between the body and the spatial frame of the room

SESSION 1: 10:00 AM – 11:40 AM (US ET)

Part 1: Spatial Education: Logical and Neurological Foundations for Vision Therapy

 

SESSION 2: 11:50 AM – 12:40 PM (US ET)

Part 2: Spatial Education: Logical and Neurological Foundations for Vision Therapy

 

Visual Information Processing: Seeing the Big Picture and Understanding It!

Presented by Marc Taub, OD

COPE ID: 74317-FV (3 Hours)

 

The various theories behind vision development are discussed.  A detailed description of testing and therapy for visual perceptual (processing) disorders is presented.

SESSION 3: 1:30 PM – 3:10 PM (US ET)

Part 1: Visual Information Processing: Seeing the Big Picture and Understanding It!

 

SESSION 4: 3:20 PM – 4:10 PM (US ET)

Part 2: Visual Information Processing: Seeing the Big Picture and Understanding It!

 

 

Congress Details

Pricing:

Registration (ODs or VTs): $180 USD

Optometry Residents: $36 USD

Optometry Students: $18 USD

  • Payment can be made by Credit Card, Debit Card, or PayPal Account

  • Refunds will not be available once the Congress begins. 

  • Registration includes attendance certificate for live hours attended, attendance hours submitted to ARBO, access to the live Congress sessions, and access to the Congress recordings for 30 days.

 

  • This event is appropriate for Optometrists, Optometry Residents & Students, and Vision Therapists.

  • This seminar is presented in English

  • Open to participants around the world

  • All registration must go through this registration page.

 

Technical requirements for attending:

  • Stable internet connection

  • Zoom account

 

Once you complete the registration and payment process you will receive a PayPal receipt confirming your payment as well as a confirmation email from I HEART VT with instructions on how to access the connection links for the Congress sessions. You do not need an I HEART VT subscription to participate, but you will need to create an account on the I HEART VT website. There is no additional cost in setting up your I HEART VT account.


 

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Eastern States Optometric Congress 2021

Registration is open for ESOC 2021

The recordings of all sessions will be available after the event ends for all registrants.

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