After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to
1. Define amblyopia and its various causes.
2. Describe what automated vision screening instruments seek to detect.
3. Understand the difference between testing the child who can read and eye from those who cannot.
4. Understand how the United States Preventative Services Task Force rating and the AAP guidelines for preschool vision screening impact medical practice.
5. Understand how changing an instrument's referral criteria impact the referral rate and sensitivity of the test when done in your office.
Sean P. Donahue M.D., PhD.
Professor of Pediatric, Ophthalmology and Neurology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.
Dr. Donahue declares he has been a consultant with Gobiquity within the past 12 months. No other members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours