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Ophthalmology Grand Rounds: Clinical Case Conferences

Location: Virtual

Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021

Time: 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Contact: Nicole Groote

About the Event

This installment of Ophthalmology Grand Rounds features the following presentations.

For Zoom information or general questions, contact Nicole Groote via email or at 512-940-2077.

Amber Fenton, M.D., will present “Lessons Learned in Treating 3rd Cranial Nerve Palsy.”

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe 3rd CNP symptoms and signs.
  • Discuss surgical treatment options for 3rd CNP.
  • Analyze two case examples with 3rd CNP.

Eric Crowell, M.D., will present “Out! Damned Spots.”

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe common case studies of multifocal choroiditis and panuveitis.
  • Recite the disease process of multifocal choroiditis and panuveitis.
  • Discuss recommended treatments for multifocal choroiditis and panuveitis.

John Shore, M.D., will present “Obstructed Sleep Apnea (OSA) and the Links to Systemic Disease.”

Learning Objectives

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

  • Distinguish the pathophysiology and discuss five ophthalmic manifestations that may be seen in patients with obstructive apnea.
  • Recognize the high incidence of comorbidities associated of OSA with cardiovascular, cerebrovascular, metabolic, and pulmonary disease.
  • Review the anesthetic risks for patients undergoing ophthalmic surgery in a variety of settings.
  • Assess and identify patients with OSA who may benefit by referral to sleep specialists.

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

Amber Fenton, M.D.; Eric Crowell, M.D.; and John Shore, M.D., speakers for this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Planner Disclosure

Jane Edmond, Eric Crowell, M.D., 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.