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CME / ABIM MOC

Recognizing and Minimizing Disparities in Diabetic Eye Disease

  • Authors: Rishi P. Singh, MD; Reecha Kampani, OD; Sangeeta R. Kashyap, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 2/10/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 2/10/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.50 ABIM MOC points

    Optometry: This course is COPE approved for 0.5 hours of CE credit.

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for primary care physicians, optometrists, ophthalmologists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.

The goal of this educational activity is to reduce disparities in diabetic eye care by raising awareness about the importance of consistent and comprehensive eye exams, treatment adherence, and early intervention.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Diabetic eye disease risks in different patient populations
    • Standards of care in the management of diabetic eye disease
    • Collaboration between professions to best care for patients with or at risk for diabetic eye disease
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Communicate the benefits of anti‐vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) treatment for diabetic eye disease in appropriate patients


Disclosures

Medscape, LLC requires every individual in a position to control educational content to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies that have occurred within the past 24 months. Ineligible companies are organizations whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

All relevant financial relationships for anyone with the ability to control the content of this educational activity are listed below and have been mitigated according to Medscape policies. Others involved in the planning of this activity have no relevant financial relationships.


Moderator

  • Rishi P. Singh, MD

    Professor of Ophthalmology
    Case Western Reserve University
    Cleveland, Ohio
    President
    Martin North and South Hospitals
    Stuart, Florida

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Rishi P. Singh, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Grants for clinical research from: Apellis; NGM Biopharma
    Other: Independent Contractor: Alcon; Apellis; Asclepix; Bausch and Lomb; Genentech; Gyroscope; Regeneron

Faculty

  • Reecha Kampani, OD

    Doctor of Optometry
    Department of Ophthalmology
    Cole Eye Institute
    Cleveland Clinic
    Cleveland, Ohio

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Reecha Kampani, OD, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Sangeeta R. Kashyap, MD

    Professor of Medicine
    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
    Associate Program Director
    Endocrinology Fellowship Program
    Cleveland, Ohio

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Sangeeta R. Kashyap, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Advisor or consultant for: Fractyl Laboratories; G1 Dynamics; Gila Therapeutics
    Grants for clinical research from: Fractyl Laboratories

Editors

  • Pakinam Aboulsaoud, PharmD

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Pakinam Aboulsaoud, PharmD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Jason Luis Quiñones, PhD

    Scientific Content Manager, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Jason Luis Quiñones, PhD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Robert Morris, PharmD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Robert Morris, PharmD, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
Stocks, stock options, or bonds from: Osmotica Pharmaceuticals

PIM

The PIM planners and others have nothing to disclose.


Accreditation Statements

Developed through a partnership between Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Medscape.



In support of improving patient care, Medscape, LLC 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.

    For Physicians

  • Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Aggregate participant data will be shared with commercial supporters of this activity.

    For Optometrists


    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Medscape. 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.

    Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by COPE to provide continuing education to optometrists.

    Credit Statement: This course is COPE approved for 0.5 hours of CE credit. Activity #123325 and Course ID 76795-SD. Check with your local state licensing board to see if this counts toward your CE requirement for re-licensure.

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Instructions for Participation and Credit

Physicians

There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this online educational activity. For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board.

This activity is designed to be completed within the time designated on the title page; physicians should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity online during the valid credit period that is noted on the title page. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must receive a minimum score of 75% on the post-test.

Follow these steps to earn CME/CE credit*:

  1. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and author disclosures.
  2. Study the educational content online or printed out.
  3. Online, choose the best answer to each test question. To receive a certificate, you must receive a passing score as designated at the top of the test. We encourage you to complete the Activity Evaluation to provide feedback for future programming.

You may now view or print the certificate from your CME/CE Tracker. You may print the certificate but you cannot alter it. Credits will be tallied in your CME/CE Tracker and archived for 6 years; at any point within this time period you can print out the tally as well as the certificates from the CME/CE Tracker.

*The credit that you receive is based on your user profile.

Optometrists

1.     Go to www.cmeuniversity.com

2.     Login or Create a New Account (will take less than 1 minute)

  •       a.     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
  •       b.     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 17044 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 type of credit you desire

6.     Complete the online assessment 

7.     Receive an immediate CME/CE Certificate to download and/or print for your files

If you have questions regarding the certification of this activity, please contact PIM via email at [email protected]

CME / ABIM MOC

Recognizing and Minimizing Disparities in Diabetic Eye Disease

Authors: Rishi P. Singh, MD; Reecha Kampani, OD; Sangeeta R. Kashyap, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 2/10/2022

Valid for credit through: 2/10/2023

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Educational Impact Challenge

 
 
 

The goal of this educational activity is to reduce disparities in diabetic eye care by raising awareness about the importance of consistent and comprehensive eye exams, treatment adherence, and early intervention.

Before you begin this activity, please assess your clinical knowledge by completing this brief survey. Answering these questions again after the activity will allow you to see what you learned and to compare your answers with those of your peers.