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Course Director

Matthias D Becker, MD, PhD, MSc
Matthias D Becker, MD, PhD, MSc

University of Heidelberg
Heidelberg, Germany
Triemli Hospital Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland

Faculty

Talin Barisani-Asenbauer
Talin Barisani-Asenbauer, MD, PhD, F.E.B.O.

Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria

Accredited by

Oakstone Publishing, LLC

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Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:0.5 Credits
Release Date:2016-Aug-02
Expiration Date:2017-Aug-01
Estimated Time for Completion:30 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free of Charge

Funding Disclosure

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AbbVie.

Activity Description & Educational Objectives

In this activity, experts in noninfectious uveitis discuss the pathogenesis of this condition, how different treatments may target this pathophysiology, and how clinicians may incorporate these findings into their therapeutic decision-making.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Explain the pathogenesis of noninfectious uveitis and how different treatments may target those mechanisms
  • Analyse the relative benefits and risks associated with corticosteroid and immunomodulatory treatment for noninfectious uveitis, based on clinical data
  • Describe the clinical outcomes associated with various therapeutic options available for treating noninfectious uveitis

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of ophthalmologists and other clinicians involved in the management of patients with noninfectious uveitis.

Faculty & Disclosure / Conflict of Interest Policy

Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors, and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing’s planners, medical reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

Course Director and Interviewee

Matthias D Becker, MD, PhD, MSc
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
University of Heidelberg
Heidelberg, Germany
Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology
Triemli Hospital Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland

Matthias D Becker, MD, PhD, MSc, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:

Grant/Research Support from Bayer AG; and Novartis International AG.

Advisory Board for Alcon; Allergan Inc; Santen Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.; and Zeiss Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.

Interviewee

Talin Barisani-Asenbauer, MD, PhD, F.E.B.O.
Scientific Director, LBCE OCUVAC
Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria

Talin Barisani-Asenbauer, MD, PhD, F.E.B.O., has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:

Consultant for AbbVie and Panoptes Pharma.

Grant/Research Support from Croma Pharma; Panoptes Pharma; and The Austrian Research Promotion Agency.

Advisory Board for AbbVie and Laboratoires Théa.

Medical Director

Annette Wiggins
PeerVoice

Annette Wiggins has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

The faculty of this educational activity may include discussions of products or devices that are not currently labelled for use in certain jurisdictions. Faculty members have been advised to disclose to the audience any reference to an unlabelled or investigational use.

No endorsement of unapproved products or uses is made or implied by coverage of these products or uses in our materials. No responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in our materials.

Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Oakstone Publishing, LLC and PeerVoice. Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)-European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) has an agreement of mutual recognition of continuing medical education (CME) credit with the American Medical Association (AMA). European physicians interested in converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ into European CME credit (ECMEC) should contact the UEMS (www.uems.eu).

This CME activity is jointly provided by Oakstone Publishing, LLC and PeerVoice.

Requirements for Successful Completion

To receive credit, participants must complete the activity, the post-test, and the evaluation form prior to the expiration date noted below. There are no pre-requisites and there is no fee to participate in this activity or to receive credit. Statements of Credit are awarded upon successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form. Consult your professional licensing board for information about your eligibility to claim credit for participation in this educational activity. A minimum performance level of 70% is needed.

Media: Internet
Release and Expiration Dates: August 02, 2016 - August 01, 2017
Time to Complete: 30 minutes

Disclaimer

The participants of this educational activity have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients' conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

The materials presented here are used with the permission of the authors and/or other sources. These materials do not necessarily reflect the views of PeerVoice or any of its supporters.

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