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Great Lakes Congress 2023

March 5, 2023 - March 6, 2023

Great Lakes Congress 2023

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86 GREAT LAKES CONGRESS: Performance Lenses, VT and Automatic Brain Responses (Hybrid). Link to More detailed information

Speakers: Virginia Donati OD, Marisa Kruger OD , and Constance B. Butler PhD

Conference Dates March 5-6, 2023

Send information requests to:

John A. Loesch, OD

215 S. Villa Ave #3

Villa Park, IL 60181

708-917-5353

EMAIL:

drjohnod1@gmail.com

Early Registration deadline is FEBRUARY 11th, vaccination is no longer mandatory in person.

HOTEL

Hilton Chicago/Northbrook

2855 North Milwaukee Ave.

Northbrook, IL 60062

847-480-7500

FEES

Fee Schedule

OEP Doctors $345

Non-OEP Doctors $375

First year OD grads $170

Second year grads $195

Therapists $140/both days; $120 one day

Students $5 both days, includes lunch

Fees will increase after February 11th

Meeting Schedule is below:

Doctors Sunday

9-10 am

Dr Virginia Donati – Managing VT Through Skeffington’s 4 Circles:

Activity Selection, Purpose and Demand-Part 1

10-11 am

Dr Marisa Kruger – The Brain, Visual Autonomic and Reflexive Response

11am-12noon

Dr Virginia Donati – Managing VT Through Skeffington’s 4 Circles:

Activity Selection, Purpose and Demand-Part 2

12noon-1pm Lunch

1-1:30pm

TBD

1:30-2:30 pm Joint Session with Therapists

Dr Constance B. Butler

An interactive presentation of movement from the perspective of a physical

therapist and Feldenkrais practitioner.

2:30-3:30 pm

Dr Marisa Kruger – Cranial Nerves, Vagus vs Trigeminal Syndromes, Chronic vs Acute

3:30-4:30 pm

Dr Virginia Donati – Managing VT Through Skeffington’s 4 Circles:

Activity Selection, Purpose and Demand-Part 3

4:30-5:30 pm

Dr Marisa Kruger – Optometric Phototherapy, Application of Light and Vibration

7:30-10pm

Bull Session in the Waterford Suite

Doctors Monday

8-9 am

Dr Marisa Kruger – Postural Changes with Lenses and Prisms

9-10 am

Dr Virginia Donati – Managing VT Through Skeffington’s 4 Circles:

Activity Selection, Purpose and Demand-Part 4

10-11 am

Dr Marisa Kruger – The Importance of Visualization

11-12 noon

Dr Virginia Donati – Prescribing for Myopia: Case Analysis

12 noon- 1pm Lunch

1-2 pm

Dr Marisa Kruger – Treatment Activities – Sequencing and Modification to Trigger Automatic Responses

2-3 pm

Dr Virginia Donati – To Lens or Not To Lens – Appropriate Lenses in the Therapy Room

Therapists Meeting

9-10 am

Dr Marisa Kruger – Practical Activities – Sequencing and Modification to Maximize Automatic Responses

10-11 am

Dr Geoff Heddle – The Therapists Essential Toolkit – part 1

11am-12noon

Dr Geoff Heddle – The Therapists Essential Toolkit – part 2

12noon – 1 pm Lunch

1-1:30 pm

TBD

1:30-2:30 pm Joint Session with Doctors

Dr Constance B. Butler

An interactive presentation of movement from the perspective of a physical

therapist and Feldenkrais practitioner.

2:30-3:30 pm

Dr Virginia Donati – Managing VT Through Skeffington’s 4 Circles:

Activity Selection, Purpose and Demand

3:30-4:30 pm

Dr Michael Zost – Visual Spatial Awareness

7:30-10pm

Bull Session in the Waterford Suite

Details

Start:
March 5, 2023
End:
March 6, 2023
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