205 Ophthalmology Sub-Specialty Series - John R. Lynn, M.D. Lectureship in Ophthalmology: "Glaucoma" (040817)

Dallas, TX US
April 8, 2017

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 common or difficult eye issues. This course will simplify the workup and management of the following conditions: neurological and orbital diseases, glaucoma, and other comprehenseive eye diseases. The primary clinician should be able to recognize eye diseases and formulate an approach to a working diagnosis with accurate laboratory testing and follow-up clinical studies, as appropriate. 

Target Audience

The course is designed for practicing and academic ophthalmologists, residents and fellows in training, and other health care providers

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss new therapies to treat glaucoma and how best to manage underlying conditions
  • Identify and diagnose pigmented lesions in the eye and whether they represent ocular tumors
  • Identify and diagnose the five potentially life-threatening diagnosis in neuro-ophthalmology using key clinical or radiographic feature

Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:

  • Assess advantages and disadvantages of making treatment decisions based on OCT changes alone
  • Discuss strategies for retinal ganglion cell rescue in glaucoma
  • Assess and utilize in vivo detection of retinal reactive oxygen species as a new potential diagnostic tool for glaucoma
  • Evaluate and employ new glaucoma treatment options
  • Utilize knowledge of challenging cases in glaucoma as a tool for glaucoma treatment
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 AMA
  • 3.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
04/08/2017
Course expires: 
04/08/2018
Event starts: 
04/08/2017 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
04/08/2017 - 12:30pm
Cost:
$0.00
T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building Auditorium
6001 Forest Park
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

COURSE DIRECTORS
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.

Available Credit

  • 3.50 AMA
  • 3.50 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/08/2017
Course expires: 
04/08/2018

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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