WCO Presents "Eyes Around the World: A Global Day of Learning"

WCO Presents “Eyes Around the World: A Global Day of Learning”

On November 20, 2021, WCO will live stream a variety of lectures for practicing clinicians and optometric educators across all time zones for a full day of continuing education. Lectures will be available online following the webinar. Multiple lectures will be COPE & CET approved. Register at https://wcoeducation.org/.

The ASCO International Education Committee proposed a number of courses, and four of those will be included in the event:

  1. SimClinic: Optometric Clinical Education through Distance Learning (defying borders to elevate optometric clinical training; lessons learned during COVID are applied to facilitate distance clinical education) featuring Elizabeth Wyles, OD, Illinois College of Optometry; Allison Cronin, OD, University of the Incarnate Word; and Stephanie Adams, OD, PhD, Illinois College of Optometry
  2. Clue in the Classroom (the use of games within review sessions and lectures of pharmacology to promote retention and engagement of learners) with Amanda Blankenship, PharmD, University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Optometry 
  3. Results of an Optometric Education Global Summit featuring Melissa Vitek OD, FAAO, Salus University and Timothy Wingert, OD, University of the Incarnate Word
  4. Effects of Diabetes on Minority Populations featuring Keshia S. Elder, OD, MS, MS, FAAO, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry