Setting the tone for Optometry’s Meeting® in Music City
It’s never too early to start planning ahead as Optometry’s Meeting® invites the profession to the heart of Music City this June 2024 to harmonize our vision for the future of eye health.
The 127th Annual AOA Congress & 56th Annual AOSA Conference: Optometry’s Meeting®, June 19-22, takes center stage at Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee, for the profession’s headline event. This is your chance to reunite with optometric peers and friends from across the country for four days of professional networking, continuing education (CE), business development and leadership opportunities—all with a central focus on helping optometrists, paraoptometrics and their practices excel in delivering Americans’ primary eye health and vision care.
Education on a high note
It all starts with the renowned education program. The 2024 Optometry’s Meeting offers over 250 hours of CE and professional development across more than 187 courses, ranging from clinical lectures to hands-on workshop opportunities with optometry’s rapidly advancing scope of practice. Optometry’s Meeting delivers not only the CE you need but the education your practice needs, including 57 hours of CE devoted to integrated, doctor-paraoptometric education.
- #DYK Doctors can save 10 hours and see 11 more patients each week with a well-trained, certified paraoptometric staff? That’s how much time doctors say they recapture by delegating nonphysician tasks to trained staff—and why Optometry’s Meeting is the staff training opportunity your practice craves with up to 32 credits available for paraoptometrics.
Has your state recently expanded your scope of practice to include in-office laser procedures? Access hands-on, optometric surgical procedures workshops for yourself and your care team and bolster the range of eye care services offered to your community. Learn more about the AOA’s Optometric Surgical Assisting Microcredential and how Optometry’s Meeting can help staff complete this distinction.
Looking for more information about the CE courses offered this year? Open the 2024 Education Program below to start planning your CE experience in Nashville.
Focused on your growth
Optometry’s Meeting offers plenty of ways to grow your network. From the lecture hall or Eye Care Square to Nashville’s many hotspots, opportunities to connect with peers, industry influencers and thought leaders across the profession await. Check out the 2024 schedule at a glance to see how Optometry’s Meeting is planned with you in mind: helping you maximize your time for the greatest impact.
Nashville serves as the ideal, vibrant backdrop to expand your circle, whether you’re looking to build out your care team, find new partnerships or take the next step in your optometric career. Make the most of your experience by exploring Nashville’s legendary live music and entertainment venues, celebrated food scene, museums and more.
What can you expect from Music City? Learn more about Nashville as this year’s Optometry’s Meeting host city and all that you can experience while visiting.
Harmonize your vision of the future
Whether you’re a new entrant to the optometric profession or a student representing the next generation of our field, Optometry’s Meeting is an essential experience to carry you through your entire career. Join optometric leaders, mentors and peers focused on delivering next-level patient care to develop your professional skills, access the latest technology and collaborate with leading experts advocating for vision care excellence.
Optometry’s Meeting is the meeting for AOSA members, where you can build a network of support as you prepare to launch your optometric career.
The difference is clear. As the profession’s premier meeting experience, Optometry’s Meeting is the opportunity to grow in harmony with your full profession. Circle your calendar as registration and housing for Optometry’s Meeting opens in January.
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Optometry’s Meeting®, June 19-22, in Nashville, Tennessee, will offer a wide range of continuing education courses and professional development opportunities to help attendees expand their knowledge and critical skills, as well as grow their practices through improved patient care.