Personalized Care for Achieving Optimal Outcomes in the Treatment of Diabetic Retinal Disease

 

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ASRS 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017
6:00 AM – 6:15 AM : Breakfast/Registration
6:15 AM – 7:45 AM : CME Symposium

Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02115
Room Name: Room 210

PROGRAM FEATURES

  • Create your own personalized posters
  • Ipads provided to enhance learning experience
  • Case-based learning environment

COURSE CHAIR

Jennifer I. Lim, MD
Marion H. Schenk Chair and Professor of Ophthalmology
Director of the Retina Service
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

FACULTY

Judy E. Kim, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology
Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery Section
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Yannek Leiderman, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Retina Service
Director, Vitreoretinal Microsurgery Laboratory
Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
Chicago, IL

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

  • Review new and emerging pharmacologic therapies for DR and emerging clinical trial data concerning their comparative efficacy to make evidence-based treatment decisions and individualize therapy based on patient characteristics and comorbidities
  • Describe evidence-based strategies for the treatment of patients who do not respond to initial anti-VEGF therapy for diabetic macular edema.
  • Discuss the role of angiogenesis and inflammation in the pathogenesis of diabetic eye disease

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of retina specialists, ophthalmologists, and optometrists and may benefit other healthcare professionals engaged in the care of patients with diabetes mellitus.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live activity.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose:

This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with diabetes mellitus.

Credits:

1.5 ANCC Contact Hour(s)

Accreditation Statement:

Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Awarded 1.5 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, 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 a 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.

DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE

Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.

DISCLAIMER

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based. This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to utilize 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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