This activity is partially supported by independent educational grants from J&J Vision and Sun Pharma.
- The content of this activity was planned and prepared independently by Review Education Group (REG) without input from members of J&J Vision and Sun Pharma.
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: 1. Diagnose and treat dry eye, meibomian gland dysfunction and blepharitis using the latest technologies and treatments. 2. Evaluate the best ways to monitor and treat glaucoma using the latest technologies and treatments. 3. Discuss the new ways optometrists can manage retinal diseases using the latest technologies and treatments. 4. Understand how to screen and treat patients with presbyopia in a clinical setting 5. Review best practices for myopia management and treatment through hands-on workshops 6. Outline oculoplastic options in optometry. [bold][underline]Continuing Education Credit [WILL RECEIVE FROM COPE] [/bold][/underline] This activity, COPE Activity Number(s) [bold]126728[/bold] is accredited by COPE for continuing education for optometrists. [bold][underline]Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest[/bold][/underline] Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires faculty, planners, and others in control of educational content to disclose all their financial relationships with ineligible companies. All identified conflicts of interest (COI) are thoroughly mitigated according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality accredited continuing education activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company. [bold]Planners and Managers[/bold] REG planners and managers have nothing to disclose. [bold][underline]Disclosure of Unlabeled Use[/bold][/underline] This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. [bold][underline]Disclaimer[/bold][/underline] Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
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), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
[bold][underline]Request for Credit[/bold][/underline] [italic]Live, In-Person Participants:[/italic] In order to be eligible to receive LIVE COPE credit for this activity, you must remain in the session room for at least [italic][bold]50 minutes of each 60 minute presentation and at least 100 minutes of each 120 minute presentation. [/bold][/italic] Attendance will be submitted to COPE, however, [bold]please be mindful that it is your responsibility to submit to your appropriate state board or CE Broker.[/bold] Review Education Group does not guarantee that this course has been approved for continuing education credit by your licensing board. [bold][underline]How to Claim Your CE Certificate:[/bold][/underline] [bold]Method of Participation and Request for Credit[/bold] In order to obtain your CE certificate, please follow the steps below at the conclusion of the program: 1. Go to www.cmeuniversity.com 2. Login or Create a New Account (will take less than 1 minute) If you receive a message when creating a new account that “the email you entered is already in use”, please click the Forgot my Username or Password link to have your Username and Password sent to you via email After logging in, you may be asked to verify/update your information; after doing so, click Save at the bottom of the page 3. Type in 18086 at the top of the page, “Find Post-Test/Evaluation by Course”, and click enter 4. Click on the activity title when it appears 5. Choose the amount of credit from the drop down box that you completed 6. Complete the online evaluation 7. Receive an immediate CE certificate and CE transcript to download and/or print for your files [bold]**THE CERTIFICATE LINK WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE END OF THE DAY ON SEPTEMBER 24, 2023. IF YOU TRY TO ACCESS THE LINK BEFORE SEPTEMBER 24TH, IT WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE.** [/bold]