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dreamstime_s_43281409Did you miss the Winter Webinar? On January 23rd, ABO hosted our first quarterly webinar of 2018, entitled Retina Grand Rounds: A review of Common Entities. The webinar was presented by Dr. Mohammad Rafieetary and highlighted common posterior segment conditions and issues of co-management of care. Webinars are always available for MOC credit for two weeks following the live event. The Winter 2018 webinar can be viewed here. Following the two-week period, all webinars are posted to www.americanboardofoptometry.com for indefinite viewing. Our next webinar will be presented on Thursday, April 26th and will be presented by Dr. Paul Ajamian. Watch your email for additional details and registration information.

CEWire will again offer ABO Diplomates and Candidates a discount on their 2018 on-demand CE courses. All courses are COPE approved and require a test with a passing score to earn credit credentialed by NOVA University. You can earn up to 50 credits at a $30 discount off the standard fee by entering promotional code ABO2018. Courses will be available on-demand through May 1, 2018. You can register or check out the list of topics and speakers here.

Looking for another opportunity to earn live CE credit? SECO is right around the corner and will offer a multitude of fabulous CE opportunities. Held in Atlanta, Georgia from February 28 – March 4, SECO provides an opportunity to attend numerous live CE courses, including CEE and state-specific courses. In addition to CE, attendees have access to over 200 vendors and industry related organizations through Optometry’s Marketplace. For more information or to register, click here.

Have you fallen behind in your MOC? Don’t risk losing your board certification! ABO verifies credentials for an average of 20 ODs per day. Requests come from employers, credentialing agencies and third-party payers. If your status has recently been changed to “Not Current”, please contact our office at 314-983-4226 to make a plan to catch up and reclaim your “Current” status.

Have a positive experience you want to share with us? ABO will be updating many of our marketing materials this year and we would love to include positive, insightful testimonials from our Diplomates. We may feature them on event banners, print ads, our website, or other marketing materials. Please contact us at info@abopt.org to share your testimonial or Diplomate experience.