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Accreditation Information

June 9-11, 2023
Orlando, FL


Activity Overview


The purpose of this meeting is to provide a forum for ophthalmologist to learn the most up to date information in ophthalmic medicine covering the subspecialties within general ophthalmology to strengthen the knowledge and skills of ophthalmologic professionals and to improve patient outcomes.

Target Audience


This activity is designed for an audience of nurses, physicians, physician assistants, and any other ophthalmologic health professional.

Learning Objectives


Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Examine future directions related to the advancement of ophthalmic care
  • Discuss volunteer opportunities to provide ophthalmologic services internationally
  • Describe recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases
  • Identify major advances in key areas of cutting-edge research and technology in ophthalmology
  • Review current and emerging therapies for the management and treatment of various ocular conditions
  • Recognize the ophthalmologists’ obligations to identify, report and effectively assist victims of domestic violence
  • Discuss strategies to prevent and mitigate medical errors and create positive patient outcomes
  • Identify factors that increase the probability of errors in medical malpractice
  • Discuss the risks and benefits of antimicrobial interventions in choosing methods to reduce perioperative infection risk
  • Review methods of post-operative antimicrobial prophylaxis to prevent infection for various ophthalmic surgical procedures
  • Assess corneal infections and choose appropriate initial methods of diagnosis and treatment
  • Review new drugs and routes of administration of antimicrobial therapy
  • Discuss current and emerging technologies for IOLs Glaucoma
  • Describe the complex genetic causes of glaucoma and the clinical relevance of a polygenic risk score
  • Recognize which lifestyle factors and systemic medications may influence the risk of glaucoma
  • Recognize important OCT findings in common retinal disease states
  • Discuss important current topics in retina that ophthalmologists should know
  • Recognize the optic neuritis subtypes to outline a diagnostic approach to compare therapeutic options
  • Describe the changing epidemiology of optic neuritis
  • Discuss the impact of social determinants of health on healthcare disparities

Criteria for Success


Statements of credit will be awarded based on the participant’s attendance and submission of the activity evaluation form. A statement of credit will be available upon completion of an online evaluation/claimed credit form at www.ophmasters.com/cme. If you have questions about this CE activity, please contact AKH Inc. at tbrignoni@akhcme.com.

CE credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Florida Society of Ophthalmology. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians


AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses


Credit being awarded: 13.5 ANCC contact hours.

Physician Assistant


AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 13.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

The maximum allocation for participants attending the Domestic Violence course is 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

The maximum allocation for participants attending the Prevention of Medical Errors course is 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Commercial Support


This activity is supported by independent medical education grants from Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, Johnson & Johnson Surgical Vision, Inc., and Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company.