Mayo Clinic Neuro-Ophthalmology and Beyond: A Multi-Disciplinary Clinical Case-Based Approach 2021
This course offers LIVE (in person) and LIVESTREAM (virtual) attendance options.
Course Director - Eric Eggenberger, D.O.
September 24 - 26, 2021 - Omni Amelia Island Resort - Fernandina Beach, FL
At this CME course, experts provide a review of and updates on 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.
- Lectures by experts in neuro-ophthalmology, neurology, and optometry on clinical topics
- Hands-on practical skills workshop: Fundus and Ocular Alignment (attendees should bring the tool they want to learn on). This is only offered to the in-person attendees.
- Cases presented to the expert panelists and audience to discuss their practical approach to patient evaluation and management.
On or Before
August 23, 2021
Physicians and Scientists
|Residents, Fellows, Nurses, Allied Health and Retirees||$725.00||$800.00|
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.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Recognize the varied presentations of common neuro-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.
Rooms are reserved for attendees and their guests at the group rate of $235 per night plus applicable taxes. In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of September 2, 2021; whichever comes first. Please call 1-800-843-6664 to reserve rooms at the group rate from the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort’s reservations department. Please reference the group name “Mayo Clinic Neuro-Ophthalmology” to make reservations. For your convenience, reservations can be made online at Omni Amelia Island Resort or at The Villas of Amelia Island.
Rooms are limited and early booking is encouraged. The prevailing resort fee has been waived, and guests will receive discounted self-parking, complimentary internet access in all accommodations, and unlimited use of the health and fitness center. Check-in time is 4:00 pm and check-out time is 11:00 am.
All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.
Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) is located approximately 50 minutes from the The Omni Amelia Island Resort. Taxis and rental cars are readily available at the airport. Travel and lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.
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.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AMA Credit Breakdown:
General Session Total: 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Practical Skills Session: 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. This is not available in the livestream option.
The American Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 17.25 AOA Category 2-A credits.
AOA Credit Breakdown:
General Session Total: 16.75 AOA Category 2-A credits.
Practical Skills Session: 0.50 AOA Category 2-A credits. This is not available in the livestream option.
Other Healthcare Professionals:
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals 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.
- 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 17.25 AOA Category 2-A
- 17.25 Attendance