Advocacy
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This webinar brings together experts in optometry to assess the potential impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the eye health and vision of children. In this webinar, experts also address key policy changes needed to meet the eye health and visual needs of all children as we emerge from the pandemic.   

Formats Available: On-Demand
Original Seminar Date: March 24, 2021
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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Collapse AskAOA: 2021 Introduction to New E&M Coding Part 1

Introduction to New Evaluation and Management Coding 2021
Review and 2020 Changes

Formats Available: On-Demand
Original Seminar Date: February 28, 2020
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Formats Available: On-Demand
Original Seminar Date: August 27, 2020
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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Collapse AskAOA: AOA Virtual Advocacy Webinar

Hear from advocacy experts both inside and outside the profession who are on the ground, in the fight and successfully navigating the virtual advocacy space. Emphasis was placed on continued outreach, with a concentration on providing tools and methods to connect with your legislators during this unique time and into the future.

Formats Available: On-Demand
Original Seminar Date: February 24, 2021
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Collapse AskAOA: Contact Lens Rule Update - Critical Information for Doctors of Optometry

This July 30th #AskAOA webinar on the FTC’s Contact Lens Rule changes details the AOA’s advocacy efforts during the rulemaking process and provides the profession with information on how to further engage their members of Congress on this critical issue.

Formats Available: On-Demand
Original Seminar Date: July 30, 2020
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Formats Available: On-Demand
Original Seminar Date: March 17, 2020
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Formats Available: On-Demand
Original Seminar Date: March 05, 2020
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Collapse Para Speaker Series -  Advocacy

With AOA on Capitol Hill coming up soon, May’s Speaker Series focuses on Advocacy and what steps paraoptometrics can take to move the optometric profession forward in their state. This is a great opportunity to not only feel empowered but to also take a step toward an important movement! 

Formats Available: On-Demand
Original Seminar Date: May 04, 2021
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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Collapse SGRC Scope Roundtable

The goal of this course is to provide information to affiliates who are preparing for a scope effort in the next few years, an opportunity to hear firsthand experiences from states who have most recently pursued this specific legislation and all that
entails. By enabling organic and open conversations related to best practices and expectations on the process as a whole, it will provide greater insight on what steps should be taken to best prepare for a successful scope of practice legislative effort.

Formats Available: On-Demand
Original Seminar Date: May 13, 2021
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Collapse Virtual AOA on Capitol Hill 2021

May 23rd-25th, the AOA’s single-largest annual advocacy event and centerpiece of optometry’s federal advocacy efforts brought together over 700 registered doctors, paraoptometrics, students and industry leaders, to champion five crucial areas of legislation and advocacy that could immediately affect optometry practices. With Congressional offices still closed for the foreseeable future due to the public health emergency, advocates once again convened virtually at a consequential time for the 117th Congress.

Formats Available: On-Demand
Original Seminar Date: May 23, 2021
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