4th Annual Midwest Pediatric Ophthalmology Symposium 2019

Rochester, MN US
September 6, 2019 to September 7, 2019

Course Director: Erick D. Bothun, M.D.

The 4th Annual Midwest Pediatric Ophthalmology Symposium highlights outstanding pediatric ophthalmologists and programs throughout the Midwest.  Topics will include the key diagnostic steps and novel surgical approaches for the treatment of strabismus, amblyopia, and anterior segment disease.

Join the 42nd Annual Midwest Glaucoma Symposium on Friday, September 6 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. to learn about Pediatric Glaucoma.  This meeting will take place at Mayo Clinic.

A two-hour tour of the Mayo Clinic facility including site’s of historical significance will be available for attendees at 3:30 p.m.

To attend the MAO Dinner you must be a Physician, Resident, or Fellow.  Are you a member of your state Opthalmology association?  Contact Kari Koenigs to receive a $30 coupon code for the MAO dinner.

Saturday - Midwest Pediatric Ophthalmology Conference - Registration Fee$100.00

Friday - Midwest Glaucoma Symposium (Pediatric Session) - Registration Fee

$  30.00
Friday - MAO Dinner (Physicians, Residents, Fellows only)$  90.00

Target Audience

This course will be relevant to general eye care as well as subspecialty care in Pediatric Opthalmology.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this course, attendees should be able to: 

  • Describe the evaluation and treatment options for various motility disorders.
  • Recognize the indications and surgical approaches for torsional and small angle strabismus.
  • Describe novel surgical approaches to strabismus associated with cranial nerve palsy.
  • Recognize the risk factors and novel management steps in pediatric cataract surgery.

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
09/06/2019 - 3:00pm
Event ends: 
09/07/2019 - 5:00pm

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Mayo Clinic
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55904
United States

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 live activity for a maximum of 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This conference has been approved for 9.50 credits: 4.50 Core and 5.00 Noncore credits, by the American Orthoptic Council. 

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

Credit Breakdown:
Midwest Pediatric Ophthalmology General Session - 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Midwest Glaucoma Symposium - Pediatric Session - 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
MAO Dinner - 1.00  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

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Available Credit

  • 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.00 Attendance

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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to cme@mayo.edu. When cancelling a registration for a course 14 days or more before the course start date, a full refund (minus a $75 administrative fee) will be issued in the same form of payment the registration was received. No refunds are granted less than 14 days before the course start date.

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