Practical Clinical Case-Oriented Neuro-Ophthalmology 2018

Orlando, FL US
November 15, 2018 to November 17, 2018

Course Director: Eric Eggenberger, DO

Mayo Clinic's Practical Clinical Case-Based Neuro-Ophthalmology 2018 CME course in Orlando, 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 2018 continuous medical education conference.

Registration Fees

 Early Bird Discount When You Register On or Before October 15th, 2018 After October 15th
Full Fee: M.D., D.O., O.D.,  Scientist$750.00$825.00
Reduced Fee: Resident, Fellow, NP, PA, Allied Health Professional, Retiree$550.00$625.00
ABPN MOC$50.00$50.00







Exhibitor Information

This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with healthcare providers and highlight their products and serivces. If you are interested in exhibit space during this course, please submit a completed exhibitor packet or contact Florida Exhibits.

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 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: 
  • 2.00 ABPN
  • 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 15.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 16.25 Attendance
  • 16.25 COPE
Event starts: 
11/15/2018 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
11/17/2018 - 2:00pm
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Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando
6300 Hollywood Way
Orlando, FL 32819
United States
+1 (866) 360-7395

The Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando is offering hotel rooms for attendees and their guests at the group rate of $205 per night plus applicable taxes. In order to receive the special rate, identify yourself as a participant of the “Mayo Clinic Neuro-Ophthalmology” event. Reservations must be made by Friday, October 26, 2018 or before the room block is filled, whichever comes first. The standard hotel reservations cancellation policy will apply to all reservations. Attendees are responsible for their own reservations. Guests receive complimentary in-room internet service. Rooms are limited, so we encourage early booking.

Reservation Group Call-In Center: Deadline Friday, October 26.

Mayo School of CPD is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.

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 live activity for a maximum of 16.25 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: 16.25

CME Activity titled “Practical Clinical Case-Oriented Neuro-Ophthalmology 2018”, scheduled for November 15, 2018 to November 17, 2018, for 15.5 AOA Category 2-A CME credits

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.25 COPE credit hours. Optometrists should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Available Credit

  • 2.00 ABPN
  • 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 15.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 16.25 Attendance
  • 16.25 COPE

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