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Why Is Imaging Critical in My Uveitis Practice?
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Why Is Imaging Critical in My Uveitis Practice?


This activity was developed by Med-IQ in collaboration with Duke Health.

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Released:
12/21/18
Expires:
12/20/19
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Maximum Credits:

0.25
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Released:
12/21/18

Expires:
12/20/19

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Maximum Credits:
0.25
Webcast Webcast
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Released:
12/21/18
Expires:
12/20/19
PDF:


Maximum Credits:
0.25


Overview: In this accredited CME webcast, recorded live from the Duke Eye Center exhibit booth at the 2018 American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) annual meeting, expert faculty Dilraj S. Grewal, MD, discusses imaging techniques for diagnosing and monitoring response to treatment in patients with uveitis.

CME Information:

Presenter
Dilraj S. Grewal, MD 
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Director of Grading, Duke Reading Center
Duke University Eye Center
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Activity Planners
Christie Avraamides, PhD
Clinical Content Manager
Med-IQ
Baltimore, MD
 
Samantha Gordon
CME Specialist
Med-IQ
Baltimore, MD
 
Kathryn Schaefer, MSN, RN, CPHRM
Senior Manager, Accreditation and Compliance
Med-IQ
East Lansing, MI

Learning Objectives
Upon completion, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the appropriate use of imaging modalities and imaging markers to help in the diagnosis and assessment of treatment response in uveitis
Target Audience
This activity is intended for ophthalmologists.

Statement of Need
Uveitis is responsible for approximately 30,000 new cases of blindness annually and accounts for 10% to 15% of all cases of total blindness in the United States. Imaging is important for uveitis workup and for monitoring treatment response. Thus, ophthalmologists need to be aware of different imaging modalities to help with the diagnosis and assessment of treatment response in their patients with uveitis.

Collaboration Statement
This activity was developed by Med-IQ in collaboration with Duke Health.

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Med-IQ is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Med-IQ designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Instruction to Receive Credit
To receive credit, read the introductory CME material, watch the webcast, and complete the evaluation, attestation, and post-test, answering at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly.
 
Initial Release Date: December 21, 2018
Expiration Date: December 20, 2019
Estimated Time to Complete This Activity: 15 minutes

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The content of this activity has been peer reviewed and has been approved for compliance. The faculty and contributors have indicated the following financial relationships, which have been resolved through an established COI resolution process, and have stated that these reported relationships will not have any impact on their ability to give an unbiased presentation. 
 
Dilraj S. Grewal, MD 
Consulting fees/advisory boards: Allergan, Inc., Alimera Sciences

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