More than 70 optometric assistants attended the 2009 Kansas Optometric Association’s Convention and Seminar on April 16 at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel at the Overland Park Convention Center.
Assistants attending were able to receive up to eight hours of continuing education.
Lawrence residents attending were Rachel Ernst, Jamie Fisher and Ali Wenger.
The seminar focused on improving patient care and service with sessions on improving communication skills, patient education, eyewear dispensing skills and third-party billing.
The seminar also featured exhibits with the latest development in eyewear optometric equipment and practice management.