The 37th Annual Resident and Alumni Day (RP1706C)

Dallas, TX US
June 10, 2017

The purpose of this program is to allow participants a comprehensive day of updated material in the ophthalmology field. This includes rare and unusual cases which might otherwise not be seen, reports on results of current and new surgical procedures, technologies and treatment modalities which could be incorporated into practices, and comprehensive reviews of other ophthalmologic topics germane to the every day practice of ophthalmology.

Target Audience

This course is designed for all practicing and academic ophthalmologists interested in a comprehensive update on the advances in medical and surgical care of ophthalmic conditions and diseases.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this course, participants should be able to link the educational objectives to Core Competencies (Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Professionalism, and Quality Improvement):

  • Explain the need to achieve steroid free remission in uveitis and autoimmune diseases
  • Describe the potential toxicities for medications commonly used to treat autoimmune disease
  • Apply new treatment modalities for diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy and advanced retinal disease
  • Identify ways to improve refractive outcomes of cataract surgery and possible complications
  • Compare the differences and expected outcomes of new corneal surgery techniques
  • Explain the theory behind reconstructing the eyelid and best practices to apply for patient care
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.75 AMA
  • 6.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
06/10/2017
Course expires: 
06/10/2018
Event starts: 
06/10/2017 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
06/10/2017 - 4:15pm
Cost:
$0.00
T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building Auditorium
6001 Forest Park
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

COURSE DIRECTORS

PRESTON H. BLOMQUIST, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology
Dr. W. Maxwell Thomas Chair in Ophthalmology
Vice Chair, Education
Residency Program Director
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 designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 6.75 AMA
  • 6.75 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/10/2017
Course expires: 
06/10/2018

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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