Type of Continuing Education

  • CME: 1.0
  • AAFP*: 1.0
  • CNE: 1.0/.45**
  • CPEU: 1.0

*AAFP credits are only available for attendees of the live webinar.
**Pharmacology credits, when available, are listed after the total number of nursing contact hours (e.g. CNE: 1.5/.75)

About this Activity

Self-paced, recorded version of a live webinar that was conducted on June 25 at 2:00 pm EDT.
If you receive continuing education credit for the live webinar, you are not eligible for additional credit for the on-demand webinar.

Important Dates

Released: June 25, 2020
Expires: May 19, 2022

Primary Eye Care in a University Setting

How to Register/Purchase Instructions for Obtaining Credit Submit Feedback

Available Formats:

  • Attend the LIVE WEBINAR (registrants will also receive the recording and slides) Event concluded; no longer available.

  • --OR--

  • Purchase the RECORDING ONLY, video [.mp4] and slides [.pdf]

Program Information

Description

Primary Eye Care Clinics are not a readily available service on every University campus; therefore General Medical Practitioners must have the skills and knowledge to treat common ocular dysfunctions.   This general session will provide participants with knowledge, skills, and discuss tools necessary to provide primary eye care services. Participants will be able to identify, explain, and start treatment as well as when to refer for multiple types of red eyes.  Participants will be able to identify ocular side effects of commonly prescribed drugs and be able to explain how, why, and reversibility or irreversibility to patients.  Participants will be able to differentiate, explain, and refer for common systemic issues such as Diabetes, Hypertension as well as Headaches and Pseudo tumor.

Intended Audience

  • Advanced Practice Clinician
  • Nurse
  • Physician

Learning Objectives

The participants should be able to:

  1. Describe identification, treatment, and referral for common forms of red eye.
  2. Identify common ocular side effects.
  3. Describe how to differentiate, explain and refer for headaches related to eye strain.
  4. Describe how to identify, explain, and refer for systemic disease of the eye.

Faculty

Andrea Bethel, OD, ABO
Georgia Southern University

Program Planning Committee

Resolution of Potential Conflicts of Interest — Program Planning Committee:
Committee members have completed conflict of interest statements regarding relationships with commercial entities.

  • Melanie Trost, MD, has disclosed that her spouse owns general stock in Gilead Sciences.
  • Ryan Patel has disclosed that he owns stock in Pfizer, GSK, Celgene, and Abbvie.

All other Program Planning Committee members have reported no relevant conflicts of interest.

Annual Meeting Program Planning Committee Roster

How to Purchase

The fees to purchase a registration to attend the live event* OR to purchase the recording are as follows**:

$25 for ACHA individual members
$50 for nonmembers

Fees are nonrefundable. 

 

Upon purchase, you will receive further instructions on accessing the webinar.

*Access to recordings and slides are included for those who register for live events.
**If you are not interested in attending a live webinar, please wait and purchase the recording when it becomes noted that it is available.

Submit Feedback

We welcome your feedback after viewing this presentation to help us plan future educational opportunities.

You may provide your anonymous feedback via this short survey.

Instructions for Obtaining Credit (or certificate of attendance)

See the sidebar and accreditation statements below for the types of credit available. 

Step 1: View the webinar, either live or on-demand.
Step 2: Complete the Post-test for CE Credit. You will select the type of credit you are requesting on this form. Select "Certificate of Attendance" if no credit is being requested.
Step 3 [Only required if requesting AAFP credit]: Complete the Evaluation.

It is estimated that it will require one hour to view the webinar and complete the post-test and evaluation.

Credit must be requested by the program expiration date in the sidebar.

Statements and Disclosures

Continuing Education

  • The American College Health Association (ACHA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    ACHA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • This Live series activity, ACHA 2020 Webinar Series, from 06/09/2020 - 09/29/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This webinar is approved for 1.0  AAFP Prescribed credits.

  • This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Accredited Approver Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

  • This activity has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.0 CPEUs.

Successful Completion/Post Test

It is the policy of the American College Health Association that when a post-test is required upon completion of a continuing education activity, participants must receive a passing grade of 80%. If participants receive a grade lower than 80%, they will be given the opportunity to re-take the post-test one time. If they receive 80% or higher the second time, they will be awarded continuing education credits/contact hours for the activity. We encourage participants to complete the post-test and evaluation form immediately after viewing the download. Those with a passing grade of 80% on the post-test will receive their CE certificate electronically within two weeks.

Conflicts of Interest

A conflict of interest occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content about health-care products or services of a commercial company with which she/he has a financial relationship.

See above for Program Planning Committee disclosures. 

The presenter of this activity has disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity.

Off-Label Product Use

The presenter has disclosed that she will be discussing: Zirgan gel (ganciclovir 0.15%) for epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) due to adenovirus.