Disease Non-Battle Injury: Corneal Ectasia

November 15, 2019

This activity will enable Optometrists and Ophthalmologists to understand the most recent advancement in the detection, management and treatment of corneal ectatic disease. Corneal ectasia is a military readiness concern and early identification and treatment can prevent vision loss and potentially corneal transplant.

Target Audience

This activity provides continuing education for physicians and optometrists. A certificate of attendance is available for other attendees.

Learning Objectives

  1. Differentiate the different types of corneal ectasia.
  2. Summarize the disease process of corneal ectasia with particular attention to the diagnosis and management of keratoconus.
  3. Discuss and describe ocular issues including signs and symptoms of individuals with corneal ectasia. Particular attention will be placed on detection devices, early diagnosis and intervention to halt or slow progression.

Additional Information

Virtual COPE Course ID #: 
65329-­AS
Virtual COPE Activity/Event #: 
118437
Live in person COPE Course ID #: 
Live in person COPE Activity/Event #: 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.00 ARBO/COPE
    This activity has been approved by ARBO/COPE. The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office designated this activity for a maximum of 1.00 credit hours. Optometrists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    COPE Course ID #: 65329-­AS
    COPE Activity/Event #: 118437
  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
  • 1.00 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 1.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA, J-7, CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
Course opens: 
11/01/2019
Course expires: 
11/29/2019
Event starts: 
11/15/2019 - 12:00
Event ends: 
11/15/2019 - 13:00

VNC AUDIO BRIDGE DIAL IN NUMBERS AND INSTRUCTIONS

AUDIO NUMBER: 210-249-4234

CONFERENCE ID: 2371# I PIN CODE: 776757#

DSN 421-3272 CONUS/312-421-3272 OVERSEAS

External Site Dial In (Tampa, FL & Afghanistan) 703-588-5900 CODE: 201001300

AUDIO PORTS RESERVED: 25

Available features during the conference: *6 to Mute/Un-mute out of conference

*For Audio only participant's / For Technical assistance during your active call, hang up and Dial 210-295-3200 Connect with option to connect with the Bridge.

Andrew S. Morgenstern, OD FAAO FNAP

Optometrist, Healthcare & Management Consultant

Education, Training, Research and Surveillance (ETRS)

Vision Center of Excellence

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Assistant Professor of Surgery, USUHS

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.00 ARBO/COPE
    This activity has been approved by ARBO/COPE. The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office designated this activity for a maximum of 1.00 credit hours. Optometrists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    COPE Course ID #: 65329-­AS
    COPE Activity/Event #: 118437
  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
  • 1.00 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 1.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA, J-7, CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
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