205 Ophthalmology Sub-Specialty Series - "Ophthalmology Review for the Primary Care Physician" (082519)

Dallas, TX US
August 25, 2019

This course is designed to address current strategies for glaucoma with an emphasis on comprehensive evaluation and medical treatment as well as minimally invasive surgical
techniques.

Target Audience

The course is designed for practicing and academic ophthalmologists, residents and fellows in training, and other health care providers interested in a comprehensive update on the advances in medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma.

Learning Objectives

 At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
• Compare outcomes of treatment modalities in Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery
• Evaluate preliminary outcomes of and potential uses for novel FDA-approved glaucoma medications
• Review challenging glaucoma cases to improve treatment outcomes
• Discuss influence of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress to the glaucomatous trabecular meshwork
• Estimate whether glaucoma is a reversible disease

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 AMA
  • 3.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/25/2019
Course expires: 
08/25/2019
Event starts: 
08/25/2019 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
08/25/2019 - 12:30pm
Cost:
$0.00
T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building Auditorium
6001 Forest Park
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

COURSE DIRECTOR

Jess T. Whitson, M.D., FACS
Professor of Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

James P. McCulley, M.D., FACS, FRCOphth(UK)
Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology
The David Bruton, Jr. Chair in Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

 

Accreditation and Designation Statements

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for
physicians.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas designates this continuing education activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of the participation in the activity.

 

Available Credit

  • 3.50 AMA
  • 3.50 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/25/2019
Course expires: 
08/25/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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