LaunchPad: Eyecare HEA Offers New COPE-Accredited CE for Optometrists By Staff Tuesday, January 19, 2021 12:06 AM Product: Powered Up Practice Education Series Event: New Treatment Paradigms For 2021. Top Line: Healthy Eyes Advantage (HEA) announced its next Powered Up Practice Education Series Event (formerly the HEA Ocular Symposium): New Treatment Paradigms For 2021. The event will take place on Sunday, January 31st, 10:35 AM to 8:00 PM EST. This Live Event provides eight (8) hours of COPE-accredited continuing education to optometrists nationwide and will be presented in an interactive online Zoom webinar format that meets COPE guidelines for Live CE credit. Close Up: The event’s courses will equip optometrists to move beyond monitoring ocular disease and toward implementing new treatment options that improve clinical patient care and achieve better outcomes. Attendees will enhance their diagnostic and pharmacological treatment skills with respect to complex glaucoma and ocular pain cases, and will explore emerging therapeutic technologies on the cutting edge of ocular practice. Finally, those in attendance will bolster their ability to effectively control myopia, using both pharmaceuticals and newly introduced contact lens technologies. Vital Stats: All HEA Powered Up Practice Education events are open to all optometrists nationwide, including HEA members and non-members. Special early bird rates available for members and non-members now through January 22. COPE has temporarily modified its rules to allow you to receive LIVE CE credit for courses presented in an Interactive Distance Learning (webinar) format through June 30, 2021. Although COPE has modified its rules in this regard, individual state boards may have different polices. HEA recommends that attendees contact the state board(s) where they are licensed for verification. This event is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from the following HEA education partners: Allergan, Bausch+Lomb, CooperVision, Hoya, Marco, Neurolens and Zeiss. Register online by clicking here or call (888) 565-0786.