ASOA is applying for various continuing education credits for its 2016 program. Specific number of credit hours will be noted in the final program.
American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
Application will be made for AAPC continuing education credits for ASOA coding courses.
Nursing Contact Hours - California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN)
ASOA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #15934, for Contact Hours.
Certified Ophthalmic Executive (COE)
Attendees: The ASOA Congress on Ophthalmic Practice Management qualifies for COE Category A credits. All attendees seeking COE credits MUST be registered for the ASOA Program or the joint Technicians & Nurses-ASOA program.
Speakers: ASOA designates this activity for a maximum of 15 COE category C credits.
Attendees registered as exhibitors, spouses, and guests may not claim credit for the ASOA Program.
Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Photographers Society and American Orthoptic Council, California Board of Registered Nursing (JCAHPO/OPS/AOC/CA BRN)
All attendees seeking JCAHPO/OPS/AOC credits MUST be registered for the Technicians & Nurses Program or the joint Technicians& Nurses-ASOA programs. JCAHPO is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13516, for Contact Hours. Application will be made for OPS/AOC continuing education credits for the Technicians & Nurses Program.
Program Evaluations and Credit Claims
The ASCRS and ASOA programs will be evaluated electronically. Attendees can visit any Technology Center and evaluate programs they have attended. When the evaluation is complete, a copy of the continuing education credits/hours for that day can be printed. If attendees do not complete the evaluations during the meeting, they can complete them at home. Just visit the ASCRS•ASOA web sites, evaluate the program, and print a copy of the credits/hours.