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Mayo Clinic Neuro-Ophthalmology and Beyond: A Multi-Disciplinary Clinical Case-Based Approach 2020

Amelia Island, FL US
October 23, 2020 to October 25, 2020

Course Director: Eric Eggenberger, D.O.

October 23 - 25, 2020 - Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort - Amelia Island, Florida

The Mayo Clinic Neuro-Ophthalmology and Beyond: A Multi-Disciplinary Clinical Case-Based Approach 2020 CME course in Amelia Island, Florida will review and update the full spectrum of topics in clinical neuro-ophthalmology including afferent (ischemic, inflammatory, infectious, compressive and hereditary optic neuropathies, select retinopathies, papilledema), efferent (diplopia and nystagmus), neuro-radiology and pupil dysfunction. The first section will include lectures by experts in neuro-ophthalmology on clinical topics including giant cell arteritis, functional vision loss, diplopia, nystagmus, pupil, and neuroradiology. The second section will feature neuro-ophthalmologic cases from the expert panel presented to the audience, employing concepts learned from the first section.  The third section will be cases presented to the expert panel and audience to discuss their practical approach to patient evaluation and management. Problems presented will include optic neuritis, neuroretinitis, neuromyelitis optica, chiasmal lesions, ischemic optic neuropathy, anisocoria, downbeat nystagmus, and myasthenia gravis. ABPN MOC and COPE credit are additional offerings to this November 2020 continuous medical education conference.

Registration Fees

On or Before
September 23, 2020 

September 23, 2020 

Physicians and Scientists

 $825.00 $900.00
Residents, Fellows, Nurses, Allied Health and Retirees $625.00 $700.00

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians who deal with neuro-ophthalmologic patients especially neurologists, ophthalmologists, optometrists, and neurosurgeons, but also other interested practitioners including internists, family care practitioners, emergency room physicians, and PAs.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Recognize the varied presentations of common nero-ophthalmic disease
  • Discuss newly described diseases and their connection to neuro-ophthalmology
  • Describe the new diagnostic criteria, lab evaluation, and treatment of neuromyelitis optica
  • Recognize recent advances in the treatment of optic neuritis
  • Identify clinical presentations of and novel treatment for giant cell arteritis
  • Recognize potentially life-threatening neuro-ophthalmologic processes presenting to neurologists and eye care physicians
  • Discuss diagnosis and management of common neuro-ophthalmic emergencies including Horner syndrome, pituitary apoplexy, CN3 palsy
  • Diagnose and evaluate potentially dangerous etiologies of diplopia
  •  Discuss the uses and limitations of neuroimaging studies as a diagnostic tool in the evaluation of patients with neuro-ophthalmic disease

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 17.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 17.00 AOA Category 2-A
  • 17.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
10/23/2020 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
10/25/2020 - 3:00pm
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Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort
39 Beach Lagoon Road
Amelia Island, FL 32034
United States
+1 (800) 843-6664

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Course Directors
Eric Eggenberger, D.O.

Mayo Faculty
Rabih Tawk, M.D.
Michael Link, M.D.
James Garrity, M.D.
Katherine Gold, M.D.
Scott Eggers, M.D.
Daniel Broderick, M.D.
Christian Guier, O.D.
Paul Brazis, M.D.
Muhammad Bhatti, M.D.
John Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
Sean Pittock, M.D.
Marie Acierno, M.D.
Kenneth Warrington, M.D.
Todd Rozen M.D.
Christopher Boes M.D.
Carrie Robertson M.D.
Sasha Mansukhani M.B.B.S.

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 17.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


The American Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 17.00 AOA Category 2-A credits.

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.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 17.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 17.00 AOA Category 2-A
  • 17.00 Attendance

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