Program Description: 

This presentation is designed to provide a basic understanding of patient safety and quality concepts and improvement tools as it pertains to Ophthalmology.

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
  • Rresidents
  • Fellow ophthalmologists
  • Optometrists
  • Ophthalmic photographers
Learning objectives: 

1.   To understand the evolving concepts of patient safety and quality in ophthalmology. 

2.    To become familiar with basic healthcare safety/quality improvement tools.

3.   To understand the importance of integrating system-based patient safety/quality improvement learning activities into resident and fellow education.

Faculty & credentials: 
Planning Committee Members:
Wanda M. Martinez, MD
Bhavna P. Sheth, MD
Speaker Info:
Gregory J. Griepentrog, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery
Eye Institute - Medical College of WI
All persons in control of content has NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following persons:



Hattie Waagen
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-7842
Session date: 
05/07/2014 - 7:00am to 8:15am CDT
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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