COPE 2016 Administrator/Provider Workshop

2016 COPE Administrator/Provider Workshop

ARBO will be holding a workshop for COPE Administrators and Providers on October 7th. The workshop will cover the new COPE accreditation criteria and changes to the COPE accreditation process that will be required as of January 1, 2017.

Topics at the workshop will include: adult learning principles; identifying the practice gaps of your learners; planning CE activities around identified gaps; and educational evaluation and assessment of CE activities. Changes to COPE's activity accreditation process and COPE's new provider accreditation process will be discussed in detail. There will also be a separate Q&A session at the end of the day for organizations interested in becoming a COPE accredited provider.

Date: October 7, 2016 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Location: Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel, Rosemont, Illinois

Purpose: The purpose of the workshop is to bring together a community of optometric CE providers to share their experiences and ideas and to educate them about the changes being made to the COPE accreditation requirements. The workshop will assist optometric CE professionals in developing strategies to ensure their organizational compliance with the COPE Accreditation Criteria, Standards for Commercial Support, and COPE policies.

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Registration: The registration fee for the workshop is $250 and includes breakfast and lunch. Space is limited.

Hotel Room Reservations: A block of rooms is being held for attendees of the COPE Training Workshop at Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel at the group rate of $169.00/night + tax (single/double occupancy). To make reservations by phone call the hotel at 877-868-9134 and reference the COPE Workshop. Reservations must be booked by Thursday, September 22, 2016 to ensure availability at the group rate.

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The Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel has a complimentary shuttle from O'Hare airport. Contact the hotel at 847-544-5300 for more information.

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