Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Review Education Group. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and The Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
This activity is intended for optometrists who provide primary care optometry services, including but not limited to medical optometric services.
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
Consider myopia management strategies that can be employed in optometric practice.
Make informed decisions regarding detection, monitoring and treatment of glaucoma.
Outline several advanced surgical technologies available for cataract and refractive surgery.
Describe technologies and treatments to help manage dry eye, meibomian gland dysfunction and blepharitis.
Diagnose, monitor, and manage posterior segment diseases using the latest technologies and treatments.
Discuss several surgical procedures that are now being performed in optometric practice.
Select contact lens materials, modalities and designs to fit individual patient needs.
This program is pending COPE approval for 14 hours of CE credit. COPE Activity Number(s) is pending. Please check with your local state licensing board to see if this will count towards your CE requirement for re-licensure.