The COS CPD Council will offer a webinar series on topic information, relevant to ophthalmologists across Canada.
The first topic will be A Path to a New Vision: Our Starting Point which will review the current COVID-19 situation and the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) needed to safely practice ophthalmology. Future topics may include Medico-Legal aspects of Practice during COVID; Physician Wellness during COVID; Virtual Ophthalmic care during and after COVID.
The invited guest speaker for the inaugural webinar will be James Chodosh, MD, MPH from Harvard Medical School and Mass Eye and Ear, who is principal author of Coronavirus Updates for Ophthalmologists for the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Date: Friday, April 24th
Time: 12:00 pm EDT
Zoom Link to join webinar: https://zoom.us/j/97723564707?pwd=dmdSM2NhT2QxTmlxakplR3VGTkRxUT09
Language: English only
- Moderator: Dr. Guillermo Rocha
- Guest Speaker: Dr. James Chodosh
- Cross-Country Canadian Panel:
- Dr. Briar Sexton, British Columbia
- Dr. Raj Rathee, Ontario
- Dr. Chris Jackman, Newfoundland
- Dr. Ken Roberts, New Brunswick
- Dr. Salim Lahoud, Quebec
- Describe and apply strategies for practicing ophthalmology during the evolving phases of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada
- Describe the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on ophthalmologists practicing in Canada
- Describe the appropriate personal protective equipment to safely practice ophthalmology in various practice situations during the COVID-19 pandemic
This event 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 the Canadian Ophthalmological Society. You may claim a maximum of 1 hour.
Going forward the COS webinar series A Path to a New Vision will take place on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EDT. Future topics may include Medico-Legal aspects of Practice during COVID; Physician Wellness during COVID; Virtual Ophthalmic care during and after COVID.
Colleen Drake, Coordinator, Continuing Professional Development, Canadian Ophthalmological Society at [email protected] with any questions.