EVENTS

2020 Events 

Monday, February 10th, 2020 at 6:30 PM
Member Social Event- Wine Tasting and appetizers
                 Location: Cellar Rat Wine Merchants, 1701 Baltimore Ave. KC, MO 64108
                 RSVP to osogkc@gmail.com before February 5
Monday, March 2nd, 2020 at 6:30 PM
Cequa Sponsored dinner presented by Ranjan Malhotra MD, FACS
                 Location: Jack Stack Barbecue 101 W. 22ns Ts. #300 KC, MO
                 To register, please go to hlxregister.com and enter Program ID # SUDQUN
Monday, April 6th, 2020 at 6:30 PM
COPE approved course on Pediatric Ocular Conditions presented by Simran Brar O.D. and Timothy Hugs O.D.
                Location: Virtually online through ZOOM; the meeting ID will be 659-381-627
                Individual emails with the meeting password will be sent out to doctors who have registered

OSGKC April 2020 nonmembers:

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Monday, May 4th, 2020 at 6:30 PM
2 hours COPE approved course on:
Topic 1: Providing Eyecare in the time of COVID 
Discussion on providing eyecare during the COVID-19 crisis: ocular manifestations, practice management with stimulus/government aid packages, and telemedicine use presented by Anthony Verachtert, OD; David Carnes; Michelle Boyce, MD 
Topic 2: Ask the Specialist about Refractive Surgery, Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery and Lacrimal System Disorders. Or whatever else you’ve wanted to ask but haven’t found the time! 
Ask the specialist. A potpourri of refractive, glaucoma, and plastics challenges followed by a question and answer session presented by  Michelle Boyce, MD; Daniel Bettis, MD; Michael Chappell, MD 
                Location: Virtually online through ZOOM
                Individual emails with the meeting password will be sent out to doctors who have registered
Monday, June 1st, 2020 at 6:30 PM
OSGKC Legislative BBQ - Cancelled due to COVID-19
Monday, September,14th 2020 at 6:30 PM
Live webinar on corneal cross-linking and MIGS presented by Dr. Mitch Ibach, OD, Vance Thompson Vision, for 2 hours of free COPE-approved continuing education
                Location: Virtually online through ZOOM
                Individual emails with the meeting password will be sent out to doctors who have registered
Please email us at osogkc@gmail.com for the link to the registration
Monday, October 5th, 2020 at 6:30 PM
Live webinar on "Dry Eye Disease DED, not from the perspective of what is known, but from the perspective of what is not." presented by Dr. Richard Alder, MD and sponsored by Lumenis. No CE will be received for participating in this lecture.
Monday, November 2nd, 2020 at 6:30 PM
No Meeting, Holiday party is canceled and therefore, COPE approved CE will be given in December
Monday, December 7th, 2020 at 6:30 PM
Live webinar on "What a Pain! An Optometrist’s Guide to Headaches” and “Biologics in Eyecare.” Presented by Dr. Anthony DeWilde, for 2 hours of free COPE- approved continuing education.
                Location: Virtually online through ZOOM
                Individual emails with the meeting password will be sent out to doctors who have registered
Please email us at osogkc@gmail.com for the link to the registration

2019 Events

Monday, November 4, 2019 at 6:30 PM
Scleral Contact Lens Education sponsored by ABB Optical and CooperVision
                 Location: Eddie V's on the Plaza
                 RSVP to osogkc@gmail.com before October 28
 
Monday, December 2, 2019 at 6:30 PM
OSGKC Annual Holiday Party sponsored by Sutherlin Optical
                Location: Lidia's   101 W. 22nd St., Kansas City, MO 54108
                RSVP to osogkc@gmail.com before November 25

OSGKC EXECUTIVE BOARD

President: Julie Lafreniere, OD, FAAO

Immediate Past President: Lauren Pachy, OD

Vice President: Sarah Kenning, OD

Secretary-Treasurer: Sarah Truman, OD

Resources

American Optometric Association - www.aoa.org

 

Missouri Optometric Association - www.moeyecare.org

 

Kansas Optometric Association - www.kansasoptometric.org

 

Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry - www.arbo.org

COVID-19 Resources

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

 

https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/03.16.20_coronavirus-guidance_8.5x11_315PM.pdf

 

https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/6201/text