Ophthalmology for the Pediatrician, Primary Care Physician and Allied Health Professional 2020 (CME)

This course consists of 1 module, with a total of 8 sections.

Completion of this course is worth the following:

  • 3.25 ACCME AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit Hour(s)

Ophthalmology for the Pediatrician, Primary Care Physician

& Allied Health Professional

Recorded on Saturday, January 12, 2020 at:

Wills Eye Hospital, 840 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA (Auditorium – 8th Floor)

Last Review Date: January 12, 2020

Bruce M. Schnall, MD

Program Chair

Course Description: 

This course is designed to update the pediatrician, primary care family physician, and allied health professional on common ocular problems in the pediatric age group. Emphasis will be on techniques for vision screening to diagnose amblyopia and strabismus. Diagnosis and treatment of common eye disorders in children will also be discussed.

At the conclusion of the course, participants should be able to:


  • Determine the cause of red eye in a child based upon history and clinical examination
  • Demonstrate an improved ability to recognize and treat conjunctivitis in children
  • Detect amblyopia and strabismus in children with vision screening at the appropriate age 

Wills Eye Hospital Faculty

Tara Franz, OD • Judith B. Lavrich, MD • Sharon Lehman, MD • Leonard Nelson, MD • Jade Price, MD • Barry N. Wasserman, MD,

Alex V. Levin, MD, MHSc, FRCSC

Accreditation Statement: 

The Wills Eye Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The Wills Eye Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Full disclosure policy:

All faculty participating in continuing medical education programs sponsored by Wills Eye Hospital are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their presentation(s).  Full disclosure will be made at the program.


For more information or to register for the conference visit the Wills Eye Hospital Department of CME website at http://www.willseye.org/continuing-medical-education

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Course Content

Ophthalmology for the Pediatrician, Primary Care Physician & Allied Health Professional
Strabismus: Every Way but Straight - Leonard Nelson, MD
Amblyopia: When an Eye is Lazy - Bruce Schnall, MD
Instrument based Vision Screening-Interpretations of Results - Faculty Panel
Eye Care in the Developmentally Delayed Child - Sharon Lehman, MD
Refractive Surgery in Children. Can we slow the Progression of Myopia? - Barry N. Wasserman, MD
The Red Eye in Children - Jade Price, MD
Eye injuries and Prevention - Judith B. Lavrich, MD
Concussion - Tara Franz, OD

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