This topic will cover the schedules, review of differential diagnosis, nationwide efforts to improve uveitis screening in JIA population, and brief overview of immunosuppressive and biological therapies.
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- Fellow ophthalmologists
- Ophthalmic photographers
At the conclusion of this activity, I will be able to:
- Review of JIA criteria and its subtypes with attention to uveitis monitoring schedules
- QI strategies to improve uveitis screening in JIA
- Review of immunosuppressive and biological treatments for children with JIA
Judyann Olson, M.D.
Associate Professor - Pediatrics
Medical College of Wisconsin
Judyann Olson, MD
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