Program Description: 

Age related variations in the bacteriology and antibiotic responsiveness of orbital cellulitis have factored in therapeutic protocols for the condition. Among current concerns is whether evolving bacterial hypervirulence, fostered by widespread antibiotic use and selective immunization, requires modification of these regimens. 

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 professionals
  • Full time faculty
  • Residents
  • Fellow ophthalmologists
  • Optometrists
  • Ophthalmic photographers
Learning objectives: 

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

  1. Understand the pathophysiology of orbital cellulitis and abscess
  2. Be familiar with treatment protocols for sinusitis-related orbital infection
  3. Recognize the impact of evolving pathogens on patient outcomes
Faculty & credentials: 
Activity Directors:
Wanda M. Martinez, MD
Joe Carroll, PhD

Gerald Harris, MD 
Professor of Ophthalmology
Section Chief, Orbital and Oculoplastic Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin


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Gerald Harris, MD

Wolters Kluwer



Gutglass, Erickson, Bonville and Larson


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Kelli Torosian
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-7875
Session date: 
12/02/2015 - 7:00am to 8:15am CST
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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