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Ophthalmology Continuing Medical Education Series: Tips on Teaching Eye Surgery

Location: Hybrid: Health Discovery Building Auditorium (HDB 1.208) & Zoom

Address: 1601 Trinity St., Bldg. B, Austin, Texas 78712 | View Map »

Date: Thursday, July 25, 2024

Time: 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Contact: Nicole Groote

About the Event

In this installment of the Department of Ophthalmology and Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute’s Continuing Medical Education Series, Thomas A. Oetting, M.D., M.S., presents “Tips on Teaching Eye Surgery.” Oetting is a clinical professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. He is the deputy director for the VA Medical Center Surgical Service.

For in-person attendees, enjoy a reception from 6 to 6:30 p.m. The lecture follows from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Email Nicole Groote for the Zoom information.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. List ways to use the paracentesis as a teacher.
  2. List ways to use parts of cases to learn.
  3. List ways to use structured simulation to learn.

Target Audience

  • 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 and Communication Skills, Professionalism, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement Systems-Based Practice
  • IOM: Patient-Centered Care, Work with Interdisciplinary Teams, Use Evidence-Based Practice, Apply Quality Improvement, Use informatics
  • IECC: Interprofessional Teamwork and Team-Based Practice, Interprofessional Communication, Roles and Responsibilities

Speaker Disclosure

Thomas A. Oetting, M.D., M.S., speaker for this educational activity, has no relevant relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclosure.

Planner Disclosure

Jane Edmond, M.D., and Nicole Groote, planners of this educational activity, have no relevant relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

The CME Advisory Committee, reviewers of this educational activity, have no relevant relationships 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.