News & Notes

August 11, 2021
News Table with Coffee

Congratulations to ABO Diplomates Dr. Belinda Starkey and Dr. Lillian Kalaczinski for receiving awards at Optometry’s Meeting in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Starkey was honored with the 2021 Optometrist of the Year award and has been instrumental in expanding scope of practice for optometry in Arkansas. Dr. Kalaczinski was named the 2021 Optometric Educator of the Year and has served as a role model for her many students over the years, demonstrating a commitment to both the public she cares for and the profession. You can read more about their well deserved honors here.

Don’t miss our next webinar, OCT-Angiography, presented by Dr. Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO, FORS. Dr. Rafieetary is a consultative optometric physician with the Charles Retina Institute (CRI) in Germantown, Tennessee. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and Optometric Retina Society, is published in numerous professional publications and lectures extensively on diseases of the eye with an emphasis on conditions of the retina and vitreous. This course will focus on the principles of OCTA, OCT and Retinal Angiography, the fundamental differences between them and their respective clinical indications and limitations.

Did you know ABO reports CAP and webinar CE credit to OE Tracker? Make sure you are taking advantage of ABO’s CE opportunities of up to 17 hours annually! ABO offers 4 COPE-approved webinars each year and 3 CAP assessments. Not only can you print a certificate of course completion after each webinar and CAP assessment, but ABO also sends all course information to OE Tracker for inclusion in your file. Webinar information is sent to OE Tracker on a quarterly basis approximately one week after each live webinar and CAP information is sent approximately one week after the close of each assessment window. Make sure we have your correct OE Tracker number in Learning Builder so you receive credit for each activity!

Academy 2021 is right around the corner and ABO will be there! If Boston is on your agenda for November 3-6, plan to stop by the ABO booth to catch up on the latest news, check your status, or find out about the next exam. We look forward to seeing our Diplomates and meeting new Candidates!



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Optometry’s Meeting

Jun 18, 2024 - Jun 20, 2024
ABO will host our annual board of directors meeting on Tuesday, June 18 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. The...
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Webinar: Contact Lens Management of Presbyopia

Jul 25, 2024 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
Join us on Thursday, July 25th when Susan Resnick, OD, presents a course on Contact Lens Management of Presbyopia. Dr....
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