7th Annual McMaster Inter-Professional Forum for Eye Health and Vision Care

Schedule

Start 2 October, 2019, 12 30 PM

End 8 30 PM

Location

360 James Street North

Hamilton

ON

Canada

Liuna Station

Contact Info

Natalie Park, CHSE Coordinator

Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 20763

E-Mail: parkna@mcmaster.ca

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THEME: “Clinical Eye Care in Inter Professional Collaboration: Diabetes, Red Eyes and Driving Skills”

The goal of this workshop is to provide ophthalmologists, optometrists, family / emergency physician and other primary eye care providers with a professionally stimulating forum in which to exchange ideas regarding enhancing inter-professional collaboration for eye care in the management of common blinding eye conditions including presentation of new research developments.


TARGET AUDIENCE:

The target audience for the workshop are ophthalmologists, optometrists, family physician / emergency room physicians, nurse practitioners, occupational therapists, rehabilitation specialists, opticians, residents and other primary eye care workers.



ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS

McMaster University, Continuing Health Sciences Education Program (CHSE) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide CFPC Mainpro+ and RCPSC Maintenance of Certification (MOC) study credits for Continuing Medical Education.

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the McMaster University Continuing Health Sciences Program for up to 6.75 Mainpro+ credits.

This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by McMaster University, Continuing Health Sciences Education Program for up to 6.75 MOC Section 1 hours.

Through an agreement between The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and The American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at: 

www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

*Each healthcare provider should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.



LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

By attending this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the role of Interprofessional collaboration (IPC) for the development of a high-quality clinical eye and vision care system models for managing diabetes, red eyes, improves driving safety and patient’s outcome.

  • Discuss the organization of Diabetes care in Canada and explore the role clarifying team based, multidisciplinary approach and innovative IPC care models for the treatment of diabetic eye diseases.

  • Identify the clinical approach to the differential diagnosis of the red eye, the IPC referral protocols and strategies to improve referrals, appropriate communication and patient related outcomes.

  • Discuss the medical and vision standards for driving in Canada and enumerate the role of the eye care professionals in the identification and assessment of the safe driver and the key challenges in the decision-making process.

  • Using various CME methods including meet the experts’ forum and others, describe the different innovative and practical approaches to co-manage the common eye problems that present to the primary-care physician including the knowledge and skills for ophthalmic examination.

  • Discuss the various available guidelines for the collaborative management of diabetes by eye and health care professionals.



 
SESSION SPECIFIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES

 

Welcome and Introduction

Dr. Enitan Sogbesan

By attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the goals and objectives of the interprofessional workshop.

 

Top Gear Driving Alert! We have Driving Standards

Moderators; Dr. George DeRubeis & Dr. Kathleen Hill

 

Best Practices for Driving Safely: Determining driver fitness in Canada

Kyle Biel

By attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss model for administering driver fitness programs and guidelines to facilitate a consistent approach to driver.

 

Medical and Vision Standards for Driving and Drivers Education Programs at a Glance

Elizabeth Weldon

By attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the medical and vision standards for driving in Ontario and the various driver’s education and waiver programs.

 

Ophthalmic Service Guidance: Medical Standards for Driving – What’s expected of me and my role?

Dr. Tammy Labreche

By attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the ophthalmic eye care personnel’s expectations and role in the identification and assessment of drivers.

 

Ensuring patient confidentiality and acting in the public interest: Balancing the duty of care

Dr. Stanley Woo

By attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the ethical challenges in the decision making process in the assessment of the driver patients.

 

Eye Mac: Collaborative Vision Screening in Children                            

Dr. Kourosh Sabri

By attending this session, participants will be able to:

 

Eye Health and Diabetes: Inter-Professional Collaboration and Coordination of Patient Centered Care
Moderator: Dr. Enitan Sogbesan

 

Organization of Diabetes care: Canadian Diabetes Guidelines

Dr. Diana Sherifali

By attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the new Canadian Diabetes Guidelines and outline the organization of diabetes care in Canada.

 

Evidence Based Collaborative Diabetes Care in Primary Care

Mike Spoljar NP, Dr. Jonel Miklea

By attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss diabetic care in primary care settings and enumerate collaboration strategies with other care professional based on the Canadian Diabetes Guidelines.

 

Guidelines for the collaborative management of Diabetes by eye care professionals

Dr. Derek MacDonald

By attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the various collaborative guidelines for the management of diabetes for eye care professionals.

 

Team Care Approach for Diabetes: Exploring role clarity in multidisciplinary collaboration in the treatment of patients with Diabetic Eye Diseases

Dr. Sarah MacIver

By attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the team approach to the management of diabetes eye care disease.

 

Optimizing patient outcomes in Diabetic retinal disease: A collaborative care model in Tele-Retina

Dr. Varun Chaudhary

By attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the various innovative teleophthalmology care models for improving outcomes  in diabetic eye diseases.

 

Dinner with the Experts

The “Dinner with the Experts” session will be organized to complement the workshop eye disease co management training with personalized discussions that address the latest developments and strategic updates in the different sub specialties in ophthalmology. This will be designed to help the primary eye care providers navigate an ever-changing clinical care environment. The session will provide unique opportunity for attendees to meet in a group format with experienced and expert speakers in the field and initiate informal dialogue or conversations focused on a variety of topics including the attendee’s unique questions and challenges as well as answer the questions that aren’t covered in the breakout sessions or new questions raised in the learning process. Two to three case studies will be presented to aid is this interactive discussion.

 

Let’s Share the Care: Clinical Approach to the Differential Diagnosis of Red Eye

Moderator: Dr. Jonel Miklea

 

Ocular surface diseases

Dr. Mark Fava

By attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the clinical approach to the differential diagnosis and management of the red eye caused by ocular surface diseases.

 

Anterior Uveitis

Dr. Brian Chan

By attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the clinical approach to the differential diagnosis and management of the red eye caused by anterior uveitis.

 

Acute Glaucoma

Dr. Enitan Sogbesan

By attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the clinical approach to the differential diagnosis and management of the red eye caused by acute angle closure glaucoma.

 

Ocular Trauma

Dr. Laura Donaldson

By attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the clinical approach to the differential diagnosis and management of the red eye caused by ocular injuries and trauma.

 

More than Meets the Eye - Red Eyes and a Rash: A Pediatric Review

Dr. Kourosh Sabri

By attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the clinical approach to the differential diagnosis of the red eye caused by pediatric (eye) diseases.

 

What to do when the Eyes have it: Prescribing for treating the Red Eye

Dr. Sarah Mullen

By attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss and enumerate the various collaborative medical treatment in the management of the red eye patients.

 

What’s next in inter-professional collaboration

Dr. Enitan Sogbesan

By attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Provide a summary of the workshop and outline the next steps for the collaborative workshop.