CME Information

  • Title of activity: World Cornea Congress VIII
  • Date and location of activity:  September 28-29, 2022, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
  • This activity is jointly provided by Medical Education Resources and Cornea Society.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of corneal specialists and ophthalmologists involved in the care of patients with corneal and external disease.

 

Program Overview

Only WCC brings you the most internationally diverse panels, presenting an equally varied lineup of research, techniques and discussions. In these hyper-focused cornea sessions, you’ll dig deep and formulate actionable strategies to elevate your patient care.

 

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

 

  • Improve diagnostic skills, discuss treatment options, and integrate updated protocols related to ocular infections
  • Describe current research on the risk factors for, diagnosis of, and treatment options for keratoconus and other ectatic disorders
  • Evaluate current and emerging options in penetrating keratoplasty and keratoprotheses
  • Compare and contrast lamellar and endothelial keratoplasty techniques, and implement surgical technique modifications as necessary to improve outcomes
  • Evaluate and describe intraocular and corneal-based refractive surgery treatment options
  • Explain current research related to the etiology and treatment of ocular surface diseases
  • Describe current issues affecting global eye health and eye banking

 

Program Agenda

The full program agenda and faculty list can be viewed in our Program Book, posted in our virtual platform.

 

Accreditation Statement  

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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Medical Education Resources (MER) and Cornea Society. MER 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

Physician Credit

Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

It is the policy of Medical Education Resources to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies relevant financial relationships with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are mitigated by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing education activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.