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.
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.