FCO International Annual Conference
November 5-7, 2010
Brown County State Park, Nashville, Indiana (near Bloomington)
 
To Register…  Top
 
To Make Room Reservations…  Top
Each person must make their own reservation by calling the central reservation service. The number is: 1-877-563-4371. You will give them the FCO group code number which is 1021FC. At this time you will be able to choose a room type from the held block of rooms and the number of nights you would like to stay. After making your selection you will need to give the attendant a deposit to hold the room. The total amount of the deposit will be the total for the first night’s stay in the room you have chosen. The deposit can be taken over the phone with a credit or debit card.
 
If you have questions?  Top
General questions? Call FCO at 270-469-9145 or write fcoint@comcast.net.
Continuing education questions? Call Dr. Kelly Frantz at 312-949-7281 or write kfrantz@ico.edu.
 
 
Conference Program  Top
 
Friday, November 5, 2010
8:30 a.m. - 5:20 p.m.   Continuing Education
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Dinner (on your own)
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Opening Program: Featured Speaker — Dr. Kerry Reeves
9:00 p.m. Snacks and Fellowship
 
Saturday, November 6, 2010
7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Breakfast (on your own)
8:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. Continuing Education
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Student Meeting: Dr. Kyle Cheatham
10:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Dr. Candy Gunther Brown: A Study of the Therapeutic Effects of Proximal
Intercessory Prayer on Auditory and Visual Impairments in Rural Mozambique
Dr. Valerie Colby: Honduras Update
Dr. Mike Locke and Dr. Mike Hutton: Update on the ChristianVision Eye Clinic
Dr. George Rooney: Being a Missions Mentor
 
Afternoon Freetime and Student Activities
 
6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. Banquet at Abe Martin Lodge: Speakers — Dr. Lance and Debbie Haluka
(included in registration fee)
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Inspirational Meeting: Featured Speaker — Dr. Kerry Reeves
9:00 p.m. Snacks and Fellowship
 
Sunday, November 7, 2010
7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Breakfast (on your own)
8:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. Continuing Education
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Student Meeting: Dr. Kyle Cheatham
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Checkout
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Closing Program: Featured Speaker — Dr. Joe Segree
 
 
Continuing Education Schedule  Top
Continuing Education sponsored by the Indiana University
School of Optometry and the Fellowship of Christian Optometrists, International
 
COPE Accreditation granted for all courses.
 
Friday, November 5, 2010
8:30 - 9:30 AM
    Kyle Cheatham, OD — Advanced Interpretation of Optic Nerve Pathology
    (1 hour; Category: Systemic/Ocular Disease, COPE 28606-SD)
9:40 - 10:30 AM
    Kyle Cheatham, OD — Controlled Clinical Trials: Practical Knowledge You Can Use in Your Practice
    (1 hour; Category: Systemic/Ocular Disease, COPE 28607-SD)
10:40 - 12:30 AM
    Kent Daum, OD, PhD — Vision Care, Computer Lenses, and Office Work
    (2 hours, optional exam available; Category: General Optometry, COPE 28604-GO)
12:30 - 1:15 PM
    Lunch (provided to all who register for CE)
1:30 - 3:20 PM
    Kyle Cheatham, OD — Diabetic Retinopathy: The 5 Findings You Can Not Afford to Overlook!
    (2 hours, optional exam available; Category: Systemic/Ocular Disease, COPE 28608-SD)
3:30 - 5:20 PM
    Kent Daum, OD, PhD — Primary Care Diagnosis and Management of Refractive, Accommodative, and Binocular Vision Anomalies
    (2 hours; Category: General Optometry, COPE 28603-GO)
Saturday, November 6, 2010
8:00 - 9:50 AM
    Susan Kovacich, OD — Cornea and Contact Lens Grand Rounds 2010: Contact Lens and Anterior Segment Challenges
    (2 hours, optional exam available; Category: Contact Lenses, COPE 28186-CL)
Sunday, November 7, 2010
8:00 - 9:50 AM
    Jason Gray, OD — Pupil Review
    (2 hours; Category: Neuro-Optometry, COPE 28605-NO)
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Program sponsored in part by unrestricted educational grants from Essilor USA and HOYA Vision Care.
 
2010 FCO Conference Course Descriptions  Top
and Speaker Biographies
 
Kyle Cheatham, OD, FAAO
COPE 28606-SDAdvanced Interpretation of Optic Nerve Pathology
(1 hour; Category: Systemic/Ocular Disease)
Wouldn’t it be nice to look at an unhealthy optic nerve and immediately have a logical way to categorize potential pathology? This course will provide a practical strategy on how to approach optic nerve pathology.
COPE 28607-SDControlled Clinical Trials: Practical Knowledge You Can Use in Your Practice
(1 hour; Category: Systemic/Ocular Disease)
Tired of being bored to tears with all the details of the various controlled clinical trials? This course will provide practical insight on how to utilize evidence based medicine in your practice.
COPE 28608-SDDiabetic Retinopathy: The 5 Findings You Can Not Afford to Overlook!
(2 hours, optional exam available; Category: Systemic/Ocular Disease)
This course will start with the basics and quickly build your foundation of knowledge to give you a solid approach to managing diabetic patients.
Picture of Kyle Cheatham Dr. Cheatham is a graduate of Indiana University School of Optometry. In 2005, he completed his residency in ocular disease and low-vision rehabilitation at the VA Medical Center in Kansas City. He is an adjunct faculty member at several optometry schools and is student coordinator of Heartland Eye Consultants, a secondary care referral center. He is also employed at Creighton University Medical Center, a trauma center, where he enjoys working with difficult disease cases. Dr. Cheatham recently authored “KMK Basic Science Part One Review,” which is being used in over 75% of the optometry schools nationwide. He lectures frequently at the optometry schools. His company, KMK, will also be offering review courses for board certification. Dr. Cheatham is currently the FCO student chapter coordinator. His passion is helping Christian students understand how to use their profession to glorify God.
 
Kent Daum, OD, PhD, FAAO
COPE 28604-GOVision Care, Computer Lenses, and Office Work
(2 hours, optional exam available; Category: General Optometry)
The purpose of this presentation is to review vision care issues (refractive error, accommodative and binocular dysfunction, lens design, illumination) involved with the use of computers in the office. Case examples illustrate significant points.
COPE 28603-GOPrimary Care Diagnosis and Management of Refractive, Accommodative, and Binocular Vision Anomalies
(2 hours; Category: General Optometry)
This course presents a review of common binocular and accommodative anomalies. The presentation examines common issues concerning diagnosis, management of these conditions in concert with case examples.
Picture of Kent Daum Dr. Kent Daum attended The Ohio State University receiving his Doctor of Optometry (1976), Masters of Science (1978) and Doctor of Philosophy (1979) degrees. Dr. Daum accepted the position of Vice President & Dean for Academic Affairs at the Illinois College of Optometry in 2007. Dr. Daum is the chief academic officer of the College, and is responsible for the successful operation and accreditation of the Doctor of Optometry degree programs, postdoctoral residency programs, and continuing education programs. In addition to teaching in both the clinic and the classroom, Dr. Daum has been a contributor to optometric continuing education and ophthalmic research meetings and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. Dr. Daum’s research interests relate to visual performance and visual comfort with respect to computers as well as a variety of clinical binocular vision problems.
 
Susan Kovacich, OD, FAAO
COPE 28186-CLCornea and Contact Lens Grand Rounds 2010: Contact Lens and Anterior Segment Challenges
(2 hours, optional exam available; Category: Contact Lenses)
This course will review the current strategies for diagnosing and treating various types of refractive and anterior segment pathologies with medications and contact lenses.
Picture of Susan Kovacich Dr. Susan Kovacich received both her undergraduate and O.D. degrees from Indiana University, then completed a hospital-based optometric residency at the St. Louis Veterans Administration Medical Center. In l998, Dr. Kovacich joined the IU School of Optometry and is an Associate Clinical Professor with interests in contact lenses and ocular disease with an emphasis on the anterior segment and dry eye. Dr Kovacich has been active nationally with the AOA, AAO, NBEO, and AOCLE. She contributes regularly to IU School of Optometry CE courses and lectures on the local, state and national level. Dr Kovacich has published in Contact Lens Spectrum, Optometry and Optometric Management.
 
Jason Gray, OD
COPE 28605-NOPupil Review
(2 hours; Category: Neuro-Optometry)
This course is designed to review pupils and anisocoria; emphasizing the important relationship between structure and function in understanding, evaluating, and diagnosing pupil abnormalities.
Picture of Jason Gray Dr. Jason Gray received his undergraduate degree from Murray State University in 2003 and his O.D. degree in 2007 from Indiana University, where he also completed a Primary Care Residency. Dr. Gray joined I.U. School of Optometry in 2009 as a visiting clinical faculty member with interests in Primary Care Optometry and Sports Vision. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, participates in vision screenings at the Special Olympics and Junior Olympics, and is also a guest lecturer in the Ocular Disease and Applied Ocular Therapeutics courses at IUSO. Dr. Gray is the faculty advisor for the Indiana University School of Optometry chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Optometrists.
 
PowerPoint Slides for Dr. Kyle Cheatham’s 2010 CE Courses  Top
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