TSOTSL: Laser Threats and Mitigation Strategies for Vision Providers

Bethesda, MD US
May 21, 2024

Program Description

This session of the conference will address laser fundamentals, threats to ocular and visual changes and laser eye protection.

Target Audience

This activity provides continuing education for optometrists. A certificate of attendance is available for other attendees.

Learning Objectives

  1. Define laser fundamentals and the threat of laser to civilians and service members
  2. Understand and assess ocular and visual changes due to laser exposure
  3. Understand the uses and limitations of Laser Eye Protection

Additional Information

Live in person COPE Course ID #: 
91353-PB
Live in person COPE Activity/Event #: 
128404
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ARBO/COPE
    This activity has been approved by ARBO/COPE. The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office designated this activity for a maximum of 1.00 credit hours. Optometrists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    COPE Course ID #: 91353-PB
    COPE Activity/Event #: 128404
  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
Course opens: 
05/13/2024
Course expires: 
06/07/2024
Event starts: 
05/21/2024 - 1:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
05/21/2024 - 2:00pm EDT
Uniformed Services University
4301 Jones Bridge Rd
Bethesda, MD 20814
United States

Lt Col Lyndsey M Ferris, PhD, OD, FAAO, ACMO. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure: DHA J-7 staff, Planning Committee Members and reviewers have no financial or non-financial interest to disclose. All faculty members have no financial or non-financial interest to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ARBO/COPE
    This activity has been approved by ARBO/COPE. The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office designated this activity for a maximum of 1.00 credit hours. Optometrists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    COPE Course ID #: 91353-PB
    COPE Activity/Event #: 128404
  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
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Accommodations: CEPO provides captions and transcripts to hearing-impaired learners upon request. For real-time closed captioning, contact CEPO at least three (3) business days before the event. If we cannot arrange for live captioning, a video recording and audio transcript will be provided after the event, typically within ten business days. For events delivered by CEPO’s partners, please contact the course instructor to inquire about accommodations.

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