Healio Socioeconomic and Race Disparities in Ophthalmic Care: Seeing and Overcoming Barriers to Improve Outcomes

Cost: Free

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Key Features

Free; 1.00 CME; 60 minutes to complete;

Topics Covered

Ophthalmic Care; retina specialists; comprehensive ophthalmologists; retina fellows; retinal medicine field

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the various social factors at play that have historically influenced patients’ abilities to receive optimal ophthalmic care
  • Discuss specific barriers to care for demographics preferentially affected by Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
  • Define health disparities in ophthalmic care, and public health interventions to improve ophthalmic care
  • Explain risk factors for inadequate anti-VEGF treatment utilization and subsequent outcomes

Target Audience

retina specialists, comprehensive ophthalmologists, and retina fellows

Additional credit info

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and iVista Medical Education, Inc. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare 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.CE credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare. This activity is jointly-provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and iVista Medical Education, Inc. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ Release date: June 18, 2021 Expiration date: June 18, 2022

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