205 Ophthalmology Sub-Specialty Series - John R. Lynn, M.D. Lectureship in Ophthalmology" (040718)

Dallas, TX US
April 7, 2018

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 course, participants should be able to link the educational objectives to Core Competencies (Medical Knowledge and Patient Care) and be able to:

• Compare outcomes of treatment modalities in Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery
• Improve evaluation and management of narrow-angle and angle-closure glaucoma
• Discuss challenging glaucoma cases to improve treatment outcomes
• Identify a novel pathway involved in regulating trabecular meshwork (TM) and ocular hypertension
• Recognize systemic ocular abnormalities resulting from aniridia

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 AMA
  • 3.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
04/07/2018
Course expires: 
04/07/2019
Event starts: 
04/07/2018 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
04/07/2018 - 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

John R. Lynn, M.D. Lecturer
Peter A. Netland, M.D., Ph.D.
Vernah Scott Moyston Professor and Chair
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA

Distinguished Speakers
Colleen McDowell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience
North Texas Eye Research Institute
UNT-Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX

Unni Nair, M.D.
Glaucoma Specialist
Ophthalmology Associates, Fort Worth, TX
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Niraj Nathan, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Arvind Neelakantan, M.D., FRCOphth(UK)
Physician and CEO
Glaucoma Center of Texas, Dallas, TX
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Oluwatosin Smith, M.D.
Attending Surgeon, Glaucoma Associates of Texas, Dallas, TX
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

 

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: 
04/07/2018
Course expires: 
04/07/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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