Session date: 
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 7:00am to 8:15am
Location: 
Eye Institute
925 N. 87th St.
Lower Level Conference Room
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 presentation will discuss current management of infectious endophthalmitis in its various forms, including prevention, pharmacologic intervention, and the role of pars plana vitrectomy.

 
 
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: 

At the conclusion of this activity, I will be able to:

1. To enumerate important measures to prevent endophthalmitis in patients undergoing intraocular surgery

2. Understand appropriate choices of antibiotic therapy and routes of administration for various forms of endophthalmitis

3. Understand the role of pars plana vitrectomy in the treatment of endophthalmitis

Faculty & credentials: 
Activity Directors:
Wanda M. Martinez, MD
Joe Carroll, PhD
 
Speaker Info:
Dennis P. Han, MD
Jack A. & Elaine Klieger Professor of Ophthalmology
Chief, Retina Service
Medical College of Wisconsin
 
All persons in control of content has no relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following persons;
 
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CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Kelli Torosian
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-7875