1. Readers will be able to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of three amblyopia screening strategies to facilitate early detection and treatment.
2. Readers should be able to discuss the operation, cost, and efficacy of school and preschool-based vision screening programs, including how effective treatment of children identified by screening programs may reduce the prevalence and long-term outcomes of amblyopia.
METHOD FOR OBTAINING CREDIT CERTIFICATE
Your answers will be graded and you will receive a certificate via mail within 4 to 6 weeks advising you whether you have passed or failed. A score of at least 75% is required to pass. Unanswered questions will be considered incorrect.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Vindico Medical Education and the Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus. Vindico Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Vindico Medical Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity is approved for credit from the original date of release, May 1, 2012, through the expiration date of May 15, 2013.
FULL DISCLOSURE POLICY
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all CME providers are required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control. Relationship information appears prior to the content.
UNLABELED AND INVESTIGATIONAL USAGE
The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled uses of FDA-approved products or to products not approved by the FDA for use in the United States. The faculty members have been made aware of their obligation to disclose such usage.
This CME activity is primarily targeted to pediatric ophthalmologists and ophthalmic surgeons. There are no specific background requirements for participants taking this activity.