Ophthalmology

Scheie Eye Institute 144th Anniversary Meeting

Course details

  • 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 10.00 Certificate of Attendance (Designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™)
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Program Description: 

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Program Overview & Target Audience:

This activity is designed to provide physicians, residents, fellows and medical students with the most current clinical advances in ophthalmology and highlight on-going research at the Scheie Eye Institute in the fields of anterior segment, retinal diseases, genetics, oculoplastic surgery, neuro-ophthalmology, pediatric ophthalmology and ocular pathology


Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explain new evaluation methods in the management and diagnosis of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP)
  • Identify factors related to severe vision loss in African-Americans with glaucoma
  • Employ current concepts and practices in the management of glaucoma
  • Review insights into the prognosis, diagnosis and management of age related and other inherited forms of macular degeneration
  • Discuss new diagnostic modalities and approaches to the management of ocular surface abnormalities and dry eye disease
  • Identify and manage complicated oculoplastic cases in the pediatric age group

Registration:
There is no fee to register for the 144th Anniversary Meeting, however, pre-registration is required. Registration includes attendance to the conference, a course booklet and a link to view the presentations online. Continental breakfasts, mid-morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch on Friday are also included with registration.


Meeting Location:

144th Anniversary Meeting will take place on Friday and Saturday, April 13-14, 2018 at the Scheie Eye Institute, David M. Kozart Auditorium – Lower Level, 51 North 39th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Directions, as well as suggestions for parking on the University of Pennsylvania campus, will be emailed to you a few days prior to the conference.


Overnight Accommodations
If needed, registrants are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. A block of rooms is being held for registrants under the name of the Scheie Eye Room Block 2018 at The Rittenhouse, 210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA, 215-546-9000, until March 13th. Other hotel options are listed below and the hotels can be contacted directly.

The Inn at Penn
University City – Reference Scheie Eye CME .....................215-222-0200
Hotel Monaco
433 Chestnut Street, Old City.............................................215-925-2111
Sofitel Philadelphia
120 South 17th Street, Center City/Rittenhouse.................215-569-8300


Anniversary Dinner Registration:

The Anniversary Dinner will be held at The Rittenhouse on Friday, April 13 at 7:00 pm. To attend the dinner, you must RSVP to Karen Cope-Scarfo at karenco@upenn.edu or call at 215-898-0832, you may also visit us online at pennmedicine.org/Scheiedinner2018. Registration for the course does not include registration for the dinner, you must register separately, but there is no fee to attend the dinner.


Accreditation and Designation of Credit:

In support of improving patient care, Penn Medicine 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.

Penn Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Cancellation Policy:
The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of cancellation or postponement, the University is not responsible for any related costs or expenses to participants, including cancellation fees assessed by hotels, airlines, and travel agencies.

Live event: 
Live event
Event date: 
Fri, 04/13/2018 - 7:30am - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Scheie Eye Institute
51 N. 39th Street
David M. Kozart Auditorium
Philadelphia, PA, 19104
United States
This live activity started on April 13th, 2018 and is no longer available for enrollments.
Available credit:
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 10.00
  • Certificate of Attendance (Designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™): 10.00
Activity Documents
Groups:
Office of Continuing Medical and Interprofessional Education
150 Anatomy/Chemistry Building, 3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6061
Contact us: penncme@mail.med.upenn.edu | 215-898-8005
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In support of improving patient care, Penn Medicine 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.