Session date: 
Wednesday, April 1, 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 lecture will focus on recent clinical research developments in idiopathic intracranial hypertension that inform the diagnosis and treatment of the condition.

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. Evaluate the risk for visual loss among patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension based epidemiologic studies
  2. Describe the treatment of IIH, particularly in light of the recently completed Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Treatment Trial (IIHTT)
  3. Describe current theories regarding IIH’s etiology and active areas of investigation in the field
Faculty & credentials: 
Activity Directors:
Wanda M. Martinez, MD
Joe Carroll, PhD
 
Speaker:
Beau B. Bruce, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology
Emory University
 
All persons in control of content has no relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following persons;
 
NameCompanyRole
Beau Bruce, MDMedImmune/Astra ZenecaMembership
 BayerConsulting

In accordance with the ACCME® standard for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

CME Coordinator Contact Information

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