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CME : 29.25 | Contact Hours : 29.25

The Wilmer Eye Institute's 37th Annual Current Concepts in Ophthalmology

Mar 09 - 13, 2020   |   Vail, Colorado  United States of America
Specialties : Ophthalmology   |   Optometry
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The Wilmer Eye Institute's 37th Annual Current Concepts in Ophthalmology is organized by Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) and will be held from Mar 09 - 13, 2020 at Grand Hyatt Vail, Vail, Colorado, United States of America.

Target Audience:
Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Ophthalmology, Optometry, Physician Assistant.

Accreditation Statement
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 29.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO)

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to satisfy the Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment requirements for the American Board of Ophthalmology’s Maintenance of Certification program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting MOC credit.

Other Credits
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Program accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) PAs may claim a maximum of 29.25 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

The Johns Hopkins University has approved this activity for 29.25 contact hours for non-physicians.

This Current Concepts course will highlight the recent developments regarding diagnosis as well as medical and surgical therapy of common eye diseases. The participant should get a comprehensive review of the most current concepts in the management of ophthalmology by experts across the breadth of the field. For example, clinical trials and other evidence in the peer-reviewed literature over the past few years have changed the approach to managing cataract including IOL technology and femtosecond laser cataract surgery, corneal disease including dry eye disease, keratoplasty, and collagen cross-linking, glaucoma and minimally invasive glaucoma surgical devices, as well as diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and retinal vein occlusions. Furthermore, the role of optical coherence tomography (OCT) and other imaging advances are expanding the understanding of the anatomy of the anterior and posterior segments of the eye. This course will address the ongoing pattern of registrants with repeat requests for demonstrations of the latest surgical techniques and medical therapies, questions regarding practice management issues and clarification of legislative updates. There is a demand for expert education of new techniques and medical therapies as well as the need for elucidation of associated clinical trials, and these courses provide extensive coverage of that.

• Integrate prescribed medical and surgical treatment options into everyday practice, including uveitis, oculoplastics, and ocular oncology.
• Assess the perioperative use of antibiotic and anti-inflammatory agents in patients undergoing eye surgery.
• Formulate current and advanced medical and surgical treatment strategies as well as imaging with corresponding ocular conditions, including glaucoma, retina, anterior segment including "dry eye", uveitis, refractive surgery and laser-assisted cataract and corneal transplant surgery.
• Discuss new medical techniques, therapies and relevant clinical trials in dry eye, refractive surgery, cornea, glaucoma, and retina, including diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and retinal vein occlusion.
• Assess the latest developments for the management of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus conditions.
• Describe unique considerations for cataract surgery in patients with comorbid glaucoma.

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Zelia Maria Correa
Zelia Maria Correa


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Venue Address

Grand Hyatt Vail
1300 Westhaven Dr
Vail, Colorado, United States of America

Official Hotel

Grand Hyatt Vail,

1300 Westhaven Dr,

Vail, Colorado, United States of America 81657,

+1 970-476-1234

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