Recorded: June 2018, 36th World Ophthalmology Congress® (WOC2018), Barcelona, Spain.
Target Audience: This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of ophthalmologists, nurses, ophthalmic technicians and other healthcare professionals who are engaged in the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases.
• Define the most recent advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases.
• List and discuss the recent results of clinical trials and other basic research in key sub specialty areas of ophthalmology.
• Apply new techniques and cutting-edge technology in ophthalmic practice and ophthalmic surgery.
• Describe new developments in teaching and assessing ophthalmic knowledge and promote the use of new tools in ophthalmic education.
Release date: June 2018
Expiration: This CME activity qualifies for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ until June, 2020.
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