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Department of Ophthalmology & MSWEI Continuing Medical Education Series

Location: Virtual

Date: Thursday, February 25, 2021

Time: 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Contact: Nicole C. Groote

About the Event

This installment of the Department of Ophthalmology and Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute Continuing Medical Education Series features Jason Cheuk Sing Yam, MBBS (HK), MPH (HK), head of the Ophthalmology Department at Hong Kong Children’s Hospital, presenting “Prevention of Childhood Myopia.”

Email Nicole Groote to receive the Zoom information.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this event series, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Discuss the current epidemics of myopia
  • Identify the risk factors of myopia progression
  • Review complications of myopia and high myopia
  • Discuss various methods for myopia control, including outdoor, optical and pharmacological methods
  • Review updates of the use of low concentration atropine eye drops for myopia control

Target Audience

  • Primary: Physicians in Ophthalmology
  • Secondary: Any Discipline Physicians and Physician Extenders

Attributes/Competencies

This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient Care, Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Professionalism, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning & Improvement Systems-based Practice
  • IOM: Patient-Centered Care, Work with Interdisciplinary Teams, Use Evidence-Based Practice, Apply QI, Use Informatics.
  • IECC: Interprofessional Teamwork & Team-Based Practice, Interprofessional Communication, Roles and Responsibilities.

Speaker Disclosure

Yam, speaker of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Planner Disclosure

Jane Edmond, M.D.; Eric Crowell, M.D., MPH; John Shore, M.D.; Eileen Bowden, M.D.; Randy Shepard; and Nicole Groote, planners of this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas at Austin, Dell Medical School, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin, Dell Medical School, designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.