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Our latest webinar, Pediatric Ocular Emergencies, is now available to view on our website at www.americanboardofoptometry.org. The webinar was presented on August 6th by Dr. Kathleen Elliott and was attended by over 200 Diplomates. Watching the recorded version of the webinar and successfully completing the 20-question quiz will earn you 2 COPE approved CE credits. Our next webinar, Go for Glaucoma, will be presented by Dr. Steven Holbrook on Thursday, November 14th. Registration information for the webinar will be sent out in October.

Check out Is Optometric Board Certification for Me? by ABO Diplomate Dr. Mohammad Rafieetary in the latest issue of Modern OptometryDr. Rafieetary discusses both the personal and professional motivations for seeking board certification and the history behind it. Also in this issue of Modern Optometry is an up close interview with ABO Diplomate Dr. Danica Marrelli, Assistant Dean for Clinical Education and Director of Ocular Diagnostic and Medical Eye Service at the University of Houston College of optometry.

Registration for the January 2020 Board Certification exam opens in October! If you are a candidate interested in taking the January exam, the earlier you register the better date selection you will have for scheduling the exam. If you are already a Diplomate, please encourage colleagues to consider taking the January exam and join almost 3,000 other optometrists who are committed to lifelong learning, practice improvement and quality patient eye care.

Attending Academy in Orlando? ABO will be there! Stop by booth 621 to ask a question, pay your MOC fee, inquire about the new CAP program or just say hi. Academy is known for offering a wealth of CE options and great social and networking opportunities. Hope to see you there!