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Ophthalmology Grand Rounds 2022 - Online CME Course

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Available until May 16, 2025 - Online CME Course

Mayo Clinic's Ophthalmology Grand Rounds has been repurposedas an online offering for ophthalmologists, optometrists, physicians,
physician assistants, nurse practitioners and nurses who are interested in learning more about a variety of medical and surgical conditions in ophthalmology.


Target Audience

This course is designed for ophthalmologists, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and nurses.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify new management strategies for rare ophthalmic conditions
  • Explain involvement of the eye and ocular adnexa in systemic disease

Utilization of this Mayo Clinic online (enduring materials) course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.00 Attendance
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Watch Videos for Free- Go to the link below to purchase and claim CME CreditTitle and Speakers Learning Objectives 
Decoding Dry Eye Disease
Joanne F. Shen, M.D.

Superior Ophthalmic Vein Thrombosis in the Setting of Orbital Cellulitis
Robert H. Graham, M.D.
Recorded 11.29.2021

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  • Evaluate a patient with dry eye symptoms
  • Explain current approaches in treatment of dry eye disease
  • Locate dry eye disease resources
  • Identify signs and symptoms of orbital cellulitis and superior ophthalmic vein thrombosis
  • Review relevant physical, laboratory, and diagnostic imaging findings to formulate a treatment plan
  • Plan for appropriate consults that may be necessary for patient care
Just Another Case of IIH?
Kevin Chodnicki, M.D.

A Case of “Elevated” Suspicion
Lauren N. Diroff, M.D.
Recorded 11.1.2021

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  • Describe peri-papillary hyperreflective ovoid mass-like structures (PHOMS)
  • Differentiate between PHOMS and optic disc drusen
  • Discuss the various pathologies where PHOMS have been observed
  • Summarize MRI and CT findings associated with papilledema and pseudopapilledema
  • Describe mechanisms leading to pseudopapilledema
  • Integrate clinical and imaging findings in evaluation and diagnosis of pseudopapilledema
Low Tension Glaucoma
JD Hammer, MD

Hypotony after Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Procedures
Tyler M. Kaplan, MD
Recorded 10.18.2021

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  • Identify features associated with low tension glaucoma
  • Recognize the vascular hypothesis and how ocular perfusion pressure relates to low tension glaucoma
  • Compare treatment options for low tension glaucoma
  • Describe the mechanisms of MIGS
  • Discuss the differential for hypotony after MIGS
  • Identify surgical techniques to address hypotony after MIGS
The Process of Quality
Timothy W. Olsen, MD

A Classic Case of Von Hippel Lindau Disease
Heidi Dahl, MD
Recorded 10.11.2021

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  • Assess Existing Quality Standards
  • Apply Local Quality Standards
  • Critique Alternative Options
  • Recognized the clinical manifestations of VHL disease
  • Describe the pathogenesis of the VHL disease
  • Understand how treatment methods of retinal hemangioblastoma vary with size and location of tumor
Post Phacoemulsification Endophthalmitis Intracameral Antibiotic Prophylaxis:  What Do I Need To Know in 2021?
Michael Mahr, MD

Sixty Years of Myopia and High Myopia Prevalence Trends in Olmsted County
Prashant Tailor, MD
Recorded 10.4.2021

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  • Assess and apply current evidence regarding intracameral antibiotic prophylaxis for post-phacoemulsification endophthalmitis
  • Identify intracameral cefuroxime and moxifloxacin dosing, dilution, and resistance issues in 2021
  • Identify the temporal trends of myopia and high myopia in Olmsted County
  • Summarize gender and racial differences of myopia and high myopia in Olmsted County
  • Contrast myopic trends in Olmsted County vs other longitudinal population-based studies
Advances in Retinopathy of Prematurity Diagnosis and Management
Brittni A. Scruggs, MD, PhD

Association of Changes in Optical Coherence Tomography Metrics with Changes in Refractive Error in Patients with Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration in the Comparison of Age-related Macular Degeneration Treatments Trials (CATT)
Matthew R. Starr, MD
Recorded 9.27.2021

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  • Recall the major changes to the International Classification of Retinopathy of Prematurity (ICROP) in 2021
  • Summarize the main uses of optical coherence tomography in retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) screening
  • Recognize the importance and challenges of artificial intelligence (AI) for improved detection of ROP
  • Identify patients with age-related macular degeneration that may receive updated spectacle correction
  • Recognize the location of fluid within the retina that contributes most to refractive error shift when treated with anti-VEGF injections
Vision Loss, Behavioral Changes, and Overlooking in Young Girl
Michael C. Brodsky, MD

Oculodermal Melanocytosis, Melanocytoma, and Melanoma
M. Ryan Claxton
Recorded 9.13.2021

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  • To understand the clinical significance of overlooking
  • To review the diagnostic evaluation of Batten disease
  • To consider the differential diagnosis of Batten disease
  • Recognize the clinical and pathologic features of oculodermal melanocytosis and melanocytoma
  • Review the clinical significance of oculodermal melanocytosis and melanocytoma
  • Identify molecular alterations associated with ocular neoplasms


Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science 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.

Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for each occurance. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Available Credit

  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.00 Attendance
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