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Ophthalmology for Pediatricians, Primary Care Physicians and Other Allied Health Professionals

Ophthalmology for Pediatricians, Primary Care Physicians and other Allied Health Professionals

Saturday, January 9, 2021 / 8:30 A.M. - 12:05 P.M. ET

LIVE STREAM ONLY

Program Chair:
Bruce M. Schnall, MD

Course Description:

This course is designated to update the pediatricians, primary care family  physicians, and allied health professional on common ocular problems in the pediatric age group.  Emphasis will be on techniques for vision screenings to diagnose amblyopia and strabismus and identify the causes of red eye in children. Diagnosis and treatment of common eye disorders in the pediatric age group will be discussed.

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss important new advances in the etiologies, diagnosis, and treatment/prevention of eye diseases.
  • Identify basic and clinical vision research that can be transformed into improved clinical care.
  • Assess the role of new technologies in the evaluation and treatment of eye diseases.
  • Describe factors that impact the effective delivery of the highest quality eye care for the public.
  • Identify clinical, scientific, and ethical issues confronting the profession.
  • Obtain information and tools through multiple facets to help ophthalmologists deliver high and efficient quality of care.

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

GUEST FACULTY

Laura Heinmiller, MD
Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital

WILLS EYE FACULTY

Rujuta Gore, MD
Kammi Gunton, MD
Judith Lavrich, MD
Sharon Lehman, MD
Jade Price, MD
Bruce M. Schnall, MD
Barry N. Wasserman, MD

Accreditation Statement
Wills Eye Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to its physicians. Wills Eye Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement
It is the policy of Wills Eye Hospital that the information presented at Wills Eye Hospital's CME activities will be unbiased and based on scientific and clinical evidence. To help participants make judgments about the presence of bias, Wills Eye Hospital will provide information that Program Committee members and speakers have disclosed about financial relationships they have with commercial entities that produce or market products or services related to the content of this CME activity. This disclosure information will be made available on the website, in the activity Program/Proceedings, and is available for download.  

Claiming CME Credit
After the conclusion of the activity, attendees will receive an email with a link to a brief request for credit survey. Learners will have up to six weeks to claim CME credit. If you have any questions, please contact the Wills Eye Hospital Department of CME at 215.440.3169 or at continuingeducation@willseye.org.

Agenda

8:30 a.m. Welcome
8:35 a.m. Strabismus: Every Way but Straight
Kammi Gunton, MD
8:55 a.m. Amblyopia:  When an Eye is Lazy
Sharon Lehman, MD
9:15 a.m. Instrument based vision Screening – Interpretation of results
Bruce M. Schnall, MD
9:30 a.m. The Red Eye in Children – Case Presentations
Judith Lavrich, MD
9:50 a.m. The Swollen Lid in Children – Case Presentations
Kammi Gunton, MD
10:10 a.m. Break
10:25 a.m. Demystifying Dyslexia
Laura Heinmiller, MD
10:55 a.m. Remote Learning:  Does Increased Screen Time Cause Eye Problems in Children?
Rujuta Gore, MD
11:05 a.m. Can We Slow the Progression of Myopia in Children?
Barry N. Wasserman, MD
11:25 a.m. Eye Injuries and Prevention
Jade Price, MD
11:45 a.m. Panel Discussion and Questions & Answers
All Faculty
12:05 p.m. Adjournment