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Course Directors

Louis Pasquale
Louis Pasquale, MD

Co-Director of the Glaucoma Service,
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary,
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology,
Harvard Medical School

Angela Turalba, MD

Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School,
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston

Accredited by

Harvard Medical School

Course Description

OVERALL LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
- Properly diagnose and treat red eye cases that do not need referral to the ophthalmologist
- Recognize red eye cases that require prompt referral to an ophthalmologist
- Be aware of pitfalls to avoid in the management of the red eye
CLINICAL LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
- Summarize the diagnostic approach and treatment of corneal abrasion in various settings.
- Understand the pathophysiology of bleparitis and describe its treatment and management.
- Describe key features that differentiate conjunctivitis from other conditions like episcleritis, scleritis, keratitis and uveitis
- Elaborate on the treatment of microbial conjunctivitis
- Recognize the presentation of orbital celluliitis and differentiate it from periorbital cellulites

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:3.00 Credits
Expiration Date:2017-Aug-15
Estimated Time for Completion:3 hours
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$75.00
System Requirements:
Apple Quicktime

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