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December Virtual Diabetes CE Event
Last chance this year to receive two hours of no-cost CE and the American Diabetes Association® (ADA) Badge* in one session! Join Robert Yacoub, OD, FAAO, and Tiffenie Harris, OD, FAAO on either December 5 or 6 for the final 2023 VSP Premier Edge™ Training and Education virtual Diabetes CE Events. If you already have the ADA Badge, you can still receive CE credits from the new courses regarding diabetic retinopathy.
December 5, 2023, from 6:00-8:30 p.m. CST
December 6, 2023, from 6:00-8:30 p.m. PST
For attending the entire event, you will receive:
Hear from your peers:
See how your peers are leveraging the ADA Badge to reinforce their integral role in their patients’ overall healthcare.
Courses included during the event:
New! Embrace Technology as a Friend: Imaging Insights to Help Diagnose and Manage Diabetic Retinopathy (One hour of CE credit)
Using technology is becoming increasingly integral to diagnosing and managing various ocular diseases. Presented by Robert Yacoub, OD, FAAO, this course will discuss the ins and outs of using multiple imaging devices, including OCT, OCT-A, fluorescein angiography, and fundus autofluorescence, to diagnose and manage diabetic retinopathy.
New! Connecting the Risks of Chronic Kidney Disease and Diabetic Retinopathy (One hour of CE credit)
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and diabetic retinopathy are common microvascular complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Presented by Tiffenie Harris, OD, FAAO, this course will explore the association between CKD and diabetic retinopathy. The concurrence of these conditions underscores the importance of timely and appropriate diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy.
Essential Medical Eye Care
Presented by Brittany Howell, VSP Senior Product Manager, this course provides an overview of how VSP streamlined its supplemental medical eye care coverage by creating a single plan, simplifying billing, and increasing availability by making it standard coverage for most VSP patients. You’ll also learn how to leverage this plan to maximize VSP benefits for your patients with diabetes and other medical eye care needs.
*To receive the ADA Badge, at least one person per practice location must have attended this entire event and you must have retinal imaging equipment in your practice. More information is available here.