About the Event
This installment of the Department of Ophthalmology and Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute Continuing Medical Education Series features Kathryn Colby, M.D., Ph.D., presenting “Innovation in Ophthalmology: The Evolution of Corneal Transplantation.” Colby is a professor and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at NYU Grossman School of Medicine.
Email Nicole Groote to receive the Zoom information.
By the end of this event series, the audience participant should be able to:
- Describe the indications for corneal transplantation in the US, as well as the different transplantation techniques currently performed.
- Describe the current surgical approaches for management of endothelial dysfunction and describe the advantages and disadvantages of each approach.
- Describe the indications for keratoprosthesis (artificial cornea) surgery, surgical techniques, and management of post-operative complications.
- Primary: Physicians in Ophthalmology
- Secondary: Any Discipline Physicians and Physician Extenders
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.
Colby, speaker of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
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.
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.