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CME / ABIM MOC

Getting Patients Back on Track With Diabetic Eye Disease Treatment

  • Authors: John Anderson, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 3/14/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 3/14/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.25 ABIM MOC points

    Optometry: This course is COPE approved for 0.25 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 activity is that learners will be better able to provide information on different disease management and treatment expectations for eye care in patients with diabetes.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Consequences of untreated diabetic eye disease
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Identifying patients who may benefit from anti‐vascular endothelial growth factor treatment in the early stages of diabetic eye disease


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.

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 vetted and 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.

The PIM planners and others have nothing to disclose.


Faculty

  • John Anderson, MD

    Internal Medicine and Diabetes
    The Frist Clinic
    Nashville, Tennessee

    Disclosures

    Advisor or consultant for: Abbott Diabetes; Alfasigma; AstraZeneca; Bayer; Boehringer Ingelheim; Eli Lilly; Gelesis; Novo Nordisk; Sanofi
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: AstraZeneca; Bayer; Eli Lilly; Novo Nordisk; Sanofi

Editor

  • Pakinam Aboulsaoud, PharmD

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

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

Compliance Reviewers

  • Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Amanda Jett, PharmD, BCACP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Amanda Jett, PharmD, BCACP has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has no relevant financial relationships.


Accreditation Statements

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



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 0.25 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 0.25 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 0.25 hours of CE credit. Activity #123326 and Course ID 76796-SD. Check with your local state licensing board to see if this counts toward your CE requirement for re-licensure.

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For questions regarding the content of this activity, contact the accredited provider for this CME/CE activity noted above. For technical assistance, contact [email protected]


Instructions for Participation and Credit

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 70% on the post-test.

Follow these steps to earn CME/CE credit*:

  1. Read about the target audience, learning objectives, and author disclosures.
  2. Study the educational content online or print it 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

In order to obtain your CME/CE certificate, please follow the steps below at the conclusion of the activity:

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 17045 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

Getting Patients Back on Track With Diabetic Eye Disease Treatment

Authors: John Anderson, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 3/14/2022

Valid for credit through: 3/14/2023

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