Saving Sight: Vision Protection & Blindness Prevention in Diabetes - July 23, 2021 Virtual Grand Rounds
Thank you for attending Saving Sight Geriatric Grand Rounds on July 23, 2021. Once logged in, please click on "Take Course" on the right-hand side and your enrollment will be recorded. You will be prompted to claim your credit on the following page.
Geriatricians, family medicine practitioners, internal medicine practitioners, primary care providers, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Explain the pathophysiology of diabetic retinopathy and the importance of early screening and treatment as needed
- Describe treatment strategies for diabetic retinopathy
- Describe importance of early referral and treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and retinal vein occlusion (RVO)
This activity is funded by an independent medical education grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.
Steering Committee Disclosures
Tony Pira, MD, CME Co-Course Director; Jason Worcester, MD, CME Co-Course Director, Alice Grant, NP, NCPD Nurse Advisor; and Cammie Townsend, NP, MS/MBA, RN Lead Nurse Planner have no relevant financial relationships to disclose
Stan Pogroszewski, Planning Committee; Natalie Sanfratello, MPH, Planning Committee; Lesley Simon, BA, Medical Director; Tabitha Washington, MHA, Planning Committee; Julie White, MS, Planning Committee; and Ashleigh Winter, MSc, Planning Committee have no relevant financial relationships to disclose
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Boston University School of Medicine and DKBmed. Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This educational activity has been provided by Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine and jointly-provided by DKBmed.
Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Contact Hours: 1
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 ANCC
- 1.00 Participation
Please click on "Take Course" above to begin the credit claiming process.
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