AAO Pediatric Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day

By Jennifer Hull posted 28 days ago

  

In conjunction with the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Pediatrics

San Francisco Sound Meets Science

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019
Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA

Program Directors

Scott A. Larson, MD and Michael F. Chiang, MD

Program Planning Group

Gil Binenbaum, MD; Michael F. Chiang, MD; Gena Heidary, MD; Jeffrey Hunter, MD; Scott A. Larson, MD; David G. Morrison, MD; Nils K. Mungan, MD and Stacy L. Pineles, MD

Schedule

View the Pediatric Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day schedule via the Program Search.

If you would like a PDF of the current Pediatric Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day schedule, please email presentercentral@aao.org.

Mission Statement

The 2019 Pediatric Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day meeting will promote a better understanding of specific pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus conditions, in the context of the whole patient, to facilitate better treatment outcomes. The program will provide participants with an understanding of newer developments in the field and an appreciation of the current challenges and controversies.

Target Audience

The intended target audience for this program includes pediatric ophthalmologists, strabismus specialists, comprehensive ophthalmologists, and orthoptists who are involved in maintaining high-quality health care for pediatric and strabismus populations.

Education Level

Intermediate

Goals

The goals of this program are to:

  • Provide attendees with a broad-based update on the diagnosis and management of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus conditions and to improve outcomes
  • Update attendees on surgical options for complex strabismus and reoperations
  • Inform audience members on the Academy’s ophthalmic technology assessment reports related to pediatric ophthalmology
  • Guide attendees in strategies to address difficult pediatric neuro-ophthalmic conditions
  • Allow participants to understand and apply emerging approaches to childhood anterior segment disease
  • Update the audience on new imaging and testing modalities that they can use to improve their care of children with eye conditions and patients with strabismus

Program Objectives

This meeting will enable attendees to:

  • Improve their ability to diagnose and manage pediatric ophthalmology, pediatric neuro-ophthalmology, and strabismus conditions
  • Improve their outcomes in the management of pediatric ophthalmology, pediatric neuro-ophthalmology, and strabismus conditions
  • Use AAO ophthalmic technology assessment reports to guide clinical practice
  • Understand and apply emerging approaches to childhood anterior segment disease.

CME Accreditation

The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Attendees registered as exhibitors, spouses and guests are not eligible for CME credits.

Find more information about CME.

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