Ophthalmology at the Crossroads 2015: A Never Ending Journey (RP1512D)
This course is designed to bring the cutting edge basic and clinical research findings to both the practicing general ophthalmologist and subspecialist in all fields of ophthalmology. The course addresses the seven sub-specialty areas of ophthalmology: cornea and external disease, retina and vitreous surgery, pediatric ophthalmology, neuro- ophthalmology, ophthalmic plastic surgery, ophthalmic pathology, and glaucoma.
This symposium is designed for practicing and academic ophthalmologists.
At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to link the educational objectives to Core Competencies (Medical Knowledge and Patient Care) and be able to:
- Discuss the role ethics play in team medical care
- Apply new documentation rules resulting from the switch to ICD-10
- Describe new approaches used in cataract surgery
- Evaluate and treat HSV and VZV using new therapeutic modalities
- Discuss the emergence of “big data” and its potential application
- Distinguish the difference between the various therapeutic modalities available to treat AMD and when to use them
- Discuss the potential use either as primary or adjunct therapy of anti-microbial agents in ocular infections
JAMES P. MCCULLEY, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.R.C.OPHTH.(U.K.)
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.
- 8.00 AMA
- 8.00 Attendance
- 2.00 Ethics