Session date: 
Wednesday, April 29, 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: 

Uveitis can be caused by autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis, infection, or exposure to toxins. This lecture will focus on the various agents used in treatment and when they should be used. 

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 how and when to use topical, local and systemic corticosteroids in uveitis

2. Understand how and when to use non-corticosteroid immunosuppressive agents in uveitis

3. Understand how and when to use biologic agents in uveitis

Faculty & credentials: 
Activity Directors:
Wanda M. Martinez, MD
Joe Carroll, PhD
 
Speaker:
Emmett Cunningham Jr., MD, PhD, MPH
West Coast Retina Medical Group
Directof of Uveitis Service,
California Pacific Medical Center
Adjunct Profesor of Ophthalmology,
Stanford University School of Medicine
 
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