Vision Research Day

June 12, 2019

We are proud to host Vision Research Day at the University Club in Pittsburgh, PA, sponsored by the UPMC Eye Center and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences (CCEHS).

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians practicing in the area of ophthalmology, as well as nurses and other health care professionals.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the symposium, participants should be able to:

 

  1. List the current research activities of the trainees within the Department of Ophthalmology at UPSOM.
  2. Identify opportunities for future research within the Department of Ophthalmology at UPSOM.
  3. Recognize the importance, opportunities for, and challenges related to the pursuit of a career within academic ophthalmology.
  4. Understand the importance of the psycho-social issues affecting the patient who suffered a severe eye injury, and be aware of appropriate sites for referral.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
06/11/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Event starts: 
06/12/2019 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
06/12/2019 - 3:30pm
University Club
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
United States

All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

 

The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed:

Ian Conner, MD, PhD – receives grant and research support from Allergan and is a consultant for Iridex.

 

No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

 

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

 

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Other health care professionals are awarded 0.5 continuing education units (CEU’s) which are equal to 5.5 contact hours.

Available Credit

  • 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/11/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
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