Seeing Clearer: Optimizing the Use of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Inhibitors in Retinal Vein Occlusion
Immersive Simulation Experience

FACULTY


Diana V. Do, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
Byers Eye Institute
Stanford University School of Medicine
Palo Alto, CA

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Retinal Vein Occlusion (RVO) Immersive Simulation Experience allows learners to engage in clinical decision-making targeting diagnosis and therapeutic approaches in RVO management. By participating in this simulated 3D encounter, you will observe patient-provider interactions and use pertinent information from the patients’ electronic chart to decide the next best course of action at various key points in care. Highlighted areas for this activity include assessment of RVO classification, risk factor modification, interventions based on RVO classification, as well as the recognition and management of treatment-related adverse events.


TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of retina specialists, ophthalmologists, primary care providers, optometrists, and other healthcare providers who manage patients with retinal vein occlusion.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Communicate the importance of proper eye care and early intervention in preventing progressive visual changes in patients with or at risk for RVO
  • Incorporate collaborative strategies into clinical practice that promote team-based communication, maintain continuity of care, and improve treatment adherence for patients with or who are at risk for RVO
  • Identify pathogenic changes in RVO that would be best managed with a multidisciplinary approach
  • Evaluate clinical trial data on the efficacy and safety of currently available treatment options for the management of RVO

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 online activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the online activity.


NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with retinal vein occlusion.
CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.


CNE 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 1.0 contact hour 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 an MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturers of any commercial products and/or providers of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.


DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

Diana V. Do, MD is a consultant for Aerie, Allergan, Asclepix, Genentech, Kodiak, and Regeneron. Dr. Do conducts research for Aerie, Asclepix, Genentech, Regeneron, and Santen. Dr. Do has stocks with Kodiak.

CME Content Review
The content of this activity was independently peer-reviewed.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

CNE Content Review
The content of this activity was peer-reviewed by a nurse reviewer.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

Staff, Planners, and Managers
The staff, planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME/CE activity:
Matthew Frese, General Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Ana Maria Albino, Senior Program Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Nicole Longo, DO, FACOI, Director of Medical and Scientific Services of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP of Accreditation and Outcomes of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Brianna Hanson, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.


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.

During this lecture, faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and non-approved indications.


METHOD OF PARTICIPATION

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this online activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:

  1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures;
  2. Participate in the online activity; and
  3. Complete pre-and-post surveys and evaluation.

You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.


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.

For CME questions, please contact Med Learning Group at info@medlearninggroup.com.

RELEASE DATE: April 23, 2021

EXPIRATION DATE: April 23, 2022

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