Webcast CME

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy Overview

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Release date: November 30, 2021
Expiration date: November 30, 2022

Estimated Time of Completion: 1 hour

Description

The Diabetic Retinopathy educational series provides an overview, recommendations for management, and the valuable perspectives of both a patient and the healthcare team. The Diabetic Retinopathy Overview webcast will provide an overview of diabetes retinopathy and its impact on the patient.

As you pursue education related to diabetes management, we invite you to reflect on possible ways the learning may positively impact your practice. Click here to access reflection questions for you to evaluate your current approach to eye screening and to consider strategies designed to promote follow-up for patients with diabetes.

Learning Objectives

  1. Increase awareness within HCPs and patients regarding the significance of annual retinal eye examinations, timely referrals, and well-coordinated follow-up.
  2. Increase the level of knowledge and skill for primary care physicians and endocrinologists to conduct timely and effective screening for diabetic retinopathy.
  3. Review treatment options.

Target Audience

This educational activity is designed for primary care practitioners and endocrinologists.

Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education 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.

American Medical Association (AMA)

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.


American Board of Internal Medicine MOC

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.75 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Your credit will be reported to the ABIM within 30 days of claiming credit.


American Academy of Family Physicians

The AAFP has reviewed Diabetic Retinopathy: A quality educational intervention/process improvement designed to enhance timely screening and promote appropriate coordination and deemed it acceptable for up to 3.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 12/01/2021 to 12/01/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Activity Director and Faculty

Activity Directors

Rishi Singh, MD
Cole Eye Institute
Cleveland Clinic    
Cleveland, OH

Mario Skugor, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Rerserve University
Catherine and Edward Lozick Chair in Endocrinology and Metabolism
Director for Education
Director for Education
Cleveland Clinic    
Cleveland, OH

Amy Zack, MD
Family Medicine Staff
Vice Chair of Education
Cleveland Clinic Community Care
Cleveland, OH

CME Disclaimer

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. In no event will The Cleveland Clinic Foundation be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

Disclosures

In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education requires resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias. 

The following faculty have indicated that he may have a relationship, which in the context of his presentation(s), could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

Rishi Singh, MD Alcon Lab, Inc., Genentech/Roche, Regeneron Consulting
Research / Independent Contractor
Novartis, Zeiss Meditech Consulting

The following faculty have indicated they have no relationship which, in the context of their presentation(s), could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

Justin Muste, MD (Reviewer)
Mario Skugor, MD
Amy Zack, MD


All planners have indicated that they have no relationship which in the context of their participation could be considered a conflict of interest.

 

Acknowledgement

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education acknowledges educational grants for support of the Internet Enduring activity from:
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.

 


This CME activity was produced by the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education.