Screening Out Retinopathy: Pathways to Improving Diagnosis and Management in Patients with Diabetes

Monday, May 1, 2023

6:00PM – 7:00PM ET

Please note this TeleECHO program is 6:00PM Eastern, 5:00PM Central, 4:00PM Mountain and 3:00PM Pacific.

FACULTY

Judy E. Kim, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Professor at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Director of Teleophthalmology and Research
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This virtually live TeleECHO educational series focuses on timely screening and identification of diabetic retinopathy (DR) and/or diabetic macular edema (DME) and the impact that treatment timing can have on vision.  Engage with expert discussion to learn more about the benefits of early detection and intervention, treatment strategies, and ways to leverage technology/teleophthalmology to overcome screening barriers, enhancing healthy vision in diabetes.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of primary care providers, ophthalmologists, and other healthcare providers who manage patients who have or are at risk for DR/DME.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Implement evidence-based recommendations for diabetic retinopathy (DR) screening and monitoring
  • Examine the importance of early identification and timely treatment of DR and/or DME
  • Discuss treatments and dosing strategies for the individualized treatment of patients with DR and/or DME
  • Describe racial, ethnic and sex variations in the prevalence and disease course of DR
  • Cultivate a team-based approach in caring for the DR patient

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT: Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT: Med Learning Group designates this virtually live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 creditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the virtually live activity.

JOINT ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Med Learning Group. Amedco LLC 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.

NURSES (ANCC) CREDIT DESIGNATION

Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 ANCC contact hour.

DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, staff, and planning committee members participating in an MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

DISCLAIMER

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are science-based. This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to use this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

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 AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

Staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs. Please contact Med Learning Group prior to participating at [email protected]

 

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