CME Credits

CME DESIGNATIONS

MOC Section 1

The 9th International Congress on Glaucoma Surgery is an Accredited Group Learning activity under (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program of the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) and was approved by the Canadian Ophthalmological Society. Participants may claim a maximum of 17.5 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

AMA PRA category 1

Through an agreement between the RCPSC and American Medical Association (AMA), physicians may convert Royal college MOC credits to AMA PRA category 1 credits. For more information on the process to convert visit: https://www.ama-assn.org/education/agreement-royal-college-physicians-surgeons-canada

UEMS for ECMEC

Live educational activities recognized by the RCPSC as Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) are deemed by the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) eligible for ECMEC®. Further information about credits will be given at the Registration Desk on site.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By participating in ICGS 2018, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify the theoretical and practical capabilities necessary for glaucoma surgery
  • Demonstrate new skills garnered from skills transfer and debate with other practitioners
  • Discuss clinical experiences relevant to glaucoma surgery
  • Contribute to the overall capacity of glaucoma surgery in the world

SESSIONS LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Thursday September 6
12.30 Honorary President Keynote Lecture -Glaucoma Surgery Developing Through My Eyes To recount the history of glaucoma education and its future directions.
14.30 WHAT WORKS - free papers 1 To demonstrate their capacity in existing glaucoma surgical techniques.
15.30 BETTER BASICS - free papers 2
17.00 THE GLOBE: GLAUCOMA SURGERY AROUND THE WORLD To assess the reach and breadth of glaucoma surgical training around the world.
To describe training opportunities and models in less developed health systems.
18.00 Clive Migdal Lecture To consider the interaction and support that health care systems can provide each other.
Friday September 7
09.00 HOW ONE - free papers 3 To reflect upon methodologic issues in glaucoma surgery.
To reflect upon method and the effect on outcome in Glaucoma Surgery.
10.00 HOW TWO - free papers 4
09.00 PARALLEL COURSE 1
BLEBS: THE BIG, BAD AND BEAUTIFUL. MANAGING THE MISCREANTS
To describe classification, discernment and interventional techniques in filtration surgery and the outcomes.
10.00 PARALLEL COURSE 2
RESCUING GLAUCOMA SURGERY - TIPS AND TECHNIQUES
11.30 Thom J. Zimmerman Lecture To reflect upon the process of acquiring, disseminating and evaluating information about glaucoma surgery.
12.00 EXECUTIVE REVISION. REFERENCES REVIEWED To engage in and evaluate the significant glaucoma surgical studies in a discursive style.
14.30 CLINICAL PROBLEMS WORTH SOLVING GLAUCOMA PROBLEM SOLVING (GPS 1) To review clinical evidence.
15.30 PARALLEL COURSE 3 -RESIDENT COURSE: GONIOSCOPY, OPTIC NERVE EVALUATION AND PERIMETRY To review techniques related to gonioscopy, optic nerve evaluation and perimetry.
16.45 MONTREAL GRAND ROUND To assess the development of clinical scenarios and decision making.
Saturday September 8
8.15 WHY AND WHEN ONE - free papers 5 To reflect on the indications and context of glaucoma surgery.
To consider various options related to surgical decision making.
9.30 WHY AND WHEN TWO - free papers 6
11.00 Doug Johnson Lecture To describe the significant changes that have occurred in glaucoma surgery in the last decade.
11.30 INTERROGATION AND REWARD Video and Poster Prize Session, To determine the effectiveness of communication of surgical issue in video and poster format.
14.00 INFLAMMATORY PLUMBING - GLAUCOMA SURGERY IN UVEITIS To identify surgical pearls for glaucoma surgery in uveitis
14.45 WINDOWS AND WATER - GLAUCOMA SURGERY AND CATARACT To identify tips and tricks for glaucoma surgery and cataract
15.30 MANAGING MISSING AQUEOUS - GLAUCOMA SURGERY AND AQUEOUS MISDIRECTION To manage missing aqueous in glaucoma surgery
16.30 “SEEING TO THE END” - GLAUCOMA PROBLEM SOLVING (GPS2) To describe problem solving techniques for trauma, hypotony and glaucoma surgery in Low Tension Glaucoma.