To provide ophthalmologists and optometrists with up-to-date information on the advancements in contact lens care and how best to maintain good ocular health.
This activity is designed for ophthalmologists and optometrists. No prerequisites required.
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the epidemiology and current patterns of contact lens wear and care.
- Illustrate application of care options.
- Assess treatment strategies to address complications from contact lens wear.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry take responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CE activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry and The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE). The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
COPE Approval granted for some or all parts of this program.
COPE Course ID: 22211-CL.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for 1 hour of continuing education credit by the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry. UAB accreditation begins 05/31/08. The term of approval is for 1 year from this date.
The estimated time to complete this educational activity: 1 hour.
After reading this monograph, participants may receive credit by completing the CE test, evaluation, and receiving a score of 70% or higher.
Release date: May 31, 2008. Expiration date: May 31, 2009.
The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own. This enduring material is produced for educational purposes only. Use of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry names implies review of educational format, design, and approach. Please review the complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combinations of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings, and adverse effects, before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.
This program is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Laboratories, Inc.