The 38th Annual Resident and Alumni Day (RP1806B)
This course is designed 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 ophthalmic topics germane to the everyday practice of ophthalmology.
The course is designed for practicing and academic ophthalmologists interested in a comprehensive update on the advances in medical and surgical care of ophthalmic conditions and diseases.
Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to link the education objectives to Core Competencies (Patient Care, Medical Knowledge,
Professionalism, and Quality Improvement) and be able to:
- Employ and/or implement available treatment modalities to achieve the target of steriod-free remission of uveitis.
- Discuss treatment options available for chronic ocular issues related to age and autoimmune diseases
- Improve refractive and pressure outcomes of cataract surgery and understand possible complications
- Distinguish between diagnostic and surgical options for eyelid surgeries for improved outcomes
- Compare the differences and expected outcomes of alternative glaucoma treatment options
- Apply and assess diagnostic services and treatment therapies for diabetic retinopathy and advanced retinal disease
- Describe the effects of patient non-compliance on uveitis treatment outcomes
- Analyze surgical outcomes in the treatment of traumatic posterior injuries
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 continuing education activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 6.75 AMA
- 6.75 Attendance
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