2021 Catalog: All Courses
DE0091: Diabetes Online CDE: Clinical Advances in Eye Care for People with Diabetes
This webinar is offered through a collaboration with the IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention.
The evidence basis for diabetic retinopathy care will be presented in the context of evolving best practices in Indian Country. Options for diabetes eye care, including recent advances in diagnostic and treatment modalities will be discussed. The public health impact of clinical translation of diabetic retinopathy science will be considered in terms of level of effort, cost effectiveness, clinical outcomes, and return on investment from the vantages of the person with diabetes, and also the health care system.
The webinar is accessible at https://www.ihs.gov/diabetes/training/cmece-online-edu/diabetes-online-cme-ce-education/.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the epidemiological history of diabetic retinopathy in Indian country.
2. Talk with patients about the evidence basis for diagnosis and treatment of diabetic retinopathy.
3. Promote tailoring specific clinical approaches for diabetes eye care to suit local patient and health care system needs.
It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.
None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.
Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.