Tears, Lazy Eye, Pink Eye and Injuries: an Ophthalmology Update – PediaCast CME 049

Show Notes / Continuing Medical Education Information

DESCRIPTION
Dr Julie Lange stops by the studio with an eye update for pediatricians. We explore the ins and outs of vision screening, dacryostenosis, strabismus, amblyopia, conjunctivitis and ocular injuries. We cover diagnosis, treatment tips and when to consult the service of your friendly neighborhood ophthalmologist. We hope you can join us!

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TOPICS
Vision Screening
Dacryostenosis
Strabismus
Amblyopia
Conjunctivitis
Ocular Injury
Chemical Splash
Foreign Body
Corneal Abrasion
Open Globe
Stye
Chalazion
Hordeolum

PRESENTERS
Dr Mike Patrick
PediaCast and PediaCast CME
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Julie Lange
Pediatric Ophthalmologist
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

LINKS
Ophthalmology Services at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Tubes, Tongues, Tonsils and Toys: an ENT Update – PediaCast CME 43

PURPOSE
This online activity will identify and explore issues related to the practice of pediatric medicine in primary care and subspecialty settings.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Primary care physicians, pediatric subspecialists, and other health care professionals who provide care for pediatric patients should participate in this activity.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Perform an eye/vision screening examination on infants and young children and refer to pediatric ophthalmology when appropriate.
  2. Identify the young child presenting with strabismus and provide anticipatory guidance to parents regarding complications and treatment.
  3. Differentiate between viral, bacterial and allergic conjunctivitis and formulate a treatment plan for each of these conditions.
  4. Evaluate and initiate treatment of the child presenting with four types of eye injury: chemical contact, foreign body, corneal abrasion and open globe.

 

DISCLOSURES
No one in a position to control content has any conflicting relationships with commercial interests.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
Nationwide Children’s has not received any commercial support for this activity.

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
1 Hour

DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE
September 18, 2019

EXPIRATION DATE
September 18, 2022

CME CREDIT AND PROVIDER INFORMATION
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The ACCME requires CME providers to maintain records of attendance for 6 years after participation.
Currently, there is no fee to obtain Category 1 CME Credit from this activity.

Please contact the Nationwide Children's CME Office with any questions:
Email: CMEOffice@nationwidechildrens.org

Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Education Department, CME Office
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Columbus, OH 43205
614-355-0650

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