VCE 28 APR 2023: How Can the Vision Center of Excellence (VCE) Vision Care Services Coordinator (VCSC) Help My Patient?
This is the monthly Vision Center of Excellence Ocular Trauma and Vision Readiness Video TeleConference (VCE OTVR VTC). This conference discusses ocular trauma cases and vision readiness topics from around the Department of Defense (DoD), Defense Health Agency (DHA), and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
In order to claim Maintenance of Certification Credit (MOC) your profile must include the name of your Board and your unique Board ID number.
This activity provides continuing education for physicians, nurses, and optometrists. A certificate of attendance is available for other attendees.
- Explain what the VCE is and identify its stakeholders.
- Define what a VCE Vision Care Service Coordinator (VCSC) is and who they can help.
- Identify the different outreach facilities and organizations that the VCSC interacts with to support the Active duty Service member or Veteran.
- Discuss the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Blind Rehabilitation Service (BRS).
- List devices that the VA BRS can provide to visually impaired Veterans.
- State the contact information for the VCSCs.
- Review VCSC Case Presentation.
Christine Framstad, BSN, RN-BC CM
Vision Care Service Coordinator/Project Manager
Vision Center of Excellence
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC)
Andrew S. Morgenstern, OD FAAO FNAP
Contract Optometric Subject Matter Expert
Vision Center of Excellence
- 1.00 ACCME Non-Physician CME CreditDHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers may receive a maximum of 1.00 hours for completing this Internet Live Course activity.
- 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 Internet Live Course 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/COPEThis 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 #: 84279-GO
COPE Activity/Event #: 125952
- 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
- 1.00 IPCEThis 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.