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CME

Problem-Based Learning: Diagnosing and Managing Neurotrophic Keratitis

  • Authors: Sumit (Sam) Garg, MD
  • CME Released: 11/8/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 11/8/2023
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  • Credits Available

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

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for ophthalmologists, optometrists, and other clinicians who manage patients with NK.

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to stage NK as the basis for appropriate treatment.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Diagnosis of NK
    • Staging NK
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Select treatment for NK based on staging


Disclosures

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All relevant financial relationships for anyone with the ability to control the content of this educational activity are listed below and have been mitigated. 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

  • Sumit (Sam) Garg, MD

    Vice Chair of Clinical Ophthalmology
    Medical Director, Director of Technology
    Professor - Cataract, Corneal & Refractive Surgery
    Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
    University of California, Irvine
    Irvine, California

    Disclosures

    Sumit Garg, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Aldeyra; Allergan; Avellino; CorneaGen; Dompé; Expert Opinion; ForSight Robotics; Glaukos; Johnson & Johnson Vision; Kala; LensGen; New World Medical; Novartis; OcuTrx; Omera; Oyster Point; Samara; Sight Sciences; Spyglass; Tarsus; Zeiss

Editor

  • Pakinam Aboulsaoud, PharmD

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Pakinam Aboulsaoud, PharmD, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD, has 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 Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM).



In support of improving patient care, Medscape, LLC is jointly accredited with commendation 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.

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  • For Optometrists



    In support of improving patient care, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) 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.

    Credit Designation
    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 #124714 and Course ID 80781-TD. Check with your local state licensing board to see if this counts toward your CE requirement for re-licensure.

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Physicians

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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.

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5. Choose the type of credit you desire

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CME

Problem-Based Learning: Diagnosing and Managing Neurotrophic Keratitis

Authors: Sumit (Sam) Garg, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME Released: 11/8/2022

Valid for credit through: 11/8/2023

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Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to stage NK as the basis for appropriate treatment.

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.