Global Childhood Blindness Prevention & Advocacy
Virtual Grand Rounds: Global Childhood Blindness Prevention & Advocacy
Luxme Hariharan, MD
Attending, Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology
Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
At the completion of this activity, participants are expected to:
- Be familiar with the global efforts to prevent childhood blindness,
- learn the various ways physicians can get involved in advocacy and health policy efforts nationally and internationally,
- and have an appreciation of the importance of inter-professional efforts to achieve these goals.
Recorded on 09/18/2020
Handouts: Not available
This Virtual Grand Round was recorded LIVE. The recording includes the Q&A portion at the end. Live Grand Rounds take place Fridays at 8 am - Click to view our current schedule.
The Virtual Pediatric Grand Rounds are for Medical Students, Residents, Fellows, Teaching Faculty, Community Physicians, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, and hospital personnel.
The sessions are open to all health professionals in any field or specialty (depending on the topic of the week)
Faculty/Planner Disclosure Policy
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content are required to disclose to the accredited provider their financial relationships. Relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience.
Any relevant conflicts of interest disclosed have been mitigated before the start of the session.
Virtual Grand Rounds - Program Faculty & Disclosures
Course Chair & Moderator:
Rani S. Gereige, MD, MPH, FAAP
Director of Medical Education & Designated Institutional Official (DIO),
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Florida International University
Dr. Gereige has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Medical Education Specialist
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Ms. Martinez has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Session Faculty Disclosures
Nicklaus Children's Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation Statement: Nicklaus Children's Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty/Planner Disclosure Policy: In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Integrity & Independence in Accredited Continuing Medical Education, all planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content are required to disclose to the accredited provider their financial relationships. Relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience.
To complete each Virtual Grand Round course and earn any of the available credits, learners must complete the Pre-Survey, watch the session, and complete the Post Survey.
A fee may apply for those wishing to claim CME credits - this fee will not be charged until the learner has completed the course and is able to claim CME credits. Discounts are available for those who qualify.
Learners will be able to download a certificate at the end of each course for any of the credits earned when completing this activity. You may download your certificate after completing the requirements directly from your learner transcript.
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- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Nicklaus Children's Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of AMA PRA Category Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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