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Fundus Autofluorescence Imaging

Activity Details
  • Credit Type: CME
  • Credit Amount: 1.25
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Oct 10, 2014
  • Expires: Sep 12, 2017
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s) , 15 Minutes
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Faculty

Robert A.  Sisk Robert A. Sisk, MD
Assistant Professor
Vitreoretinal Surgery
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

Needs Statement

Fundus autofluorescence imaging for the detection and diagnosis of various retinal diseases is now commonly employed in the eye clinic.  Still, there are a multitude of poorly described features that are associated with specific disorders. In this Distinguished Alumni Lecture, Robert Sisk MD (University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, 2003) provides an update on the use of this imaging modality.  

Target Audience

Physicians, clinical researchers, optometry students, residents, fellows and any healthcare professional interested in ophthalmology

Objectives

Upon completion of this activity participants will be able to:
1. Describe how fundus autofluorescence is generated and measured clinically.
2. Discuss clinical applications of fundus autofluorescence imaging in medical retina practice.
3. Describe retinal diseases where fundus autofluorescence imaging is useful for diagnosis, staging, or monitoring progression.

Accreditation

CME
The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge

Faculty Disclosure

Robert Sisk, MD (speaker) has a relevant financial relationship with a commercial interests: Heidelberg Engineering - speaker - honorarium.

Dr. Sisk does intend to discuss the off-label use of a product.

No planners or content reviewers have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Content review confirmed that the content was developed in a fair, balanced manner free from commercial bias. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone commercial bias in any presentation, but it is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.