AOA+ Pop-Ups

Designed for students and new doctors, AOA+ Pop-Ups are fast-paced, diverse and engaging educational sessions. Topics span from becoming an advocate for your profession to practice management, conquering student debt and interactive workshops. AOA+ Pop-Ups take place throughout Optometry's Meeting for optometry students and new doctors.

Optometry students uses fixator to assess infant vision during AOA+ Pop-Ups at Optometry's Meeting

Experience interactive workshops and discover invaluable insights for achieving success in practice through our tailored pop-up courses designed specifically for students and new doctors. These AOA+ Pop-Up sessions offer a unique educational experience, delivering condensed yet enriching content in just 40 minutes, ensuring you acquire knowledge beyond the traditional classroom setting. See what AOA+ Pop-Ups are being offered at Optometry's Meeting, June 19-22, in Nashville.

AOA+ Pop-Ups Schedule

Thursday, June 20

Squirming Patients 101
8:30-9:10 a.m. 

This pop-up will start with a 15-minute presentation on the InfantSEE program and tips and tricks for pediatric eye exams. Then, students will break out into groups and watch a doctor do a live exam demonstration on an infant. Students will have an opportunity to ask questions and become more comfortable doing pediatric vision exams. This pop-up is sponsored by Johnson and Johnson Vision.

Sports Vision
8:30-9:10 a.m.

Break (Enjoy complimentary bagels, coffee and networking)
8:30-9:10 a.m.

Squirming Patients 101
9:20-10 a.m.

Sports Vision
9:20-10 a.m.

The afternoon block of AOA+ Pop-Ups are powered by the AOA Center for Independent Practice (CIP)The CIP Pop-Ups at Optometry’s Meeting will feature information and opportunities to learn from experts and practicing doctors about getting started and becoming highly successful in independent practice.  Bring your questions! 

CIP Topics to be released soon! Consult the CIP Pop-Up times below:

CIP 1: Journey to Independent Practice
2:30-3:10 p.m.

Break (Enjoy an afternoon refreshment break and networking)
3:10-3:20 p.m.

CIP 2: Money! How to overcome debt and leverage it to achieve your practice dreams
3:20-4 p.m.

Break (Enjoy an afternoon refreshment break and networking)
4-4:10 p.m.

CIP 3: Enjoying Independent Practice: Secrets to Success
4:10-4:50 p.m.

Participating in the AOA+ Leadership Society Each pop-up counts as one educational event. 

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