Session date: 
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 7:00am to 8:15am
Location: 
Eye Institute
925 N. 87th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.25 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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Program Description: 
This lecture will describe diagnostic features of albinism, which help to distinguish albinism from other disorders of childhood nystagmus and will describe the variable phenotype associated mutations in genes known to cause albinism.  Results of clinical research studies will be discussed so that participants can answer questions commonly asked by families with a child with albinism.
 
Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
AMA Credit Designation:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.25 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
Target audience: 
  • Community eye care providers
  • Full-time faculty
  • Residents
  • Fellow ophthalmologists
  • Optometrists
  • Ophthalmic photographers
Learning objectives: 

1.   Accurately diagnose albinism amongst patients with infantile nystagmus syndrome.

2.   Understand the variability in the clinical phenotype of albinism.

3.   Understand results of clinical research studies in albinism to enhance patient care..

Faculty & credentials: 
Planning Committee Members:
Wanda M. Martinez, MD
Bhavna P. Sheth, MD
 
Speaker Info:
C. Gail Summers, MD
Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Neurosciences and Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
University of Minnesota
 
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CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Hattie Waagen
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-7842