This inclusive workshop will 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.
By attending this activity, through a variety of interactive and informative sessions, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the role of inter-professional collaboration (IPC) in the development of a high quality clinical eye and vision care system models that improves patient’s outcome including assessments of current collaborative and integrated models.
- Explore the applicability of the clinical practice model (CPM) framework and health information and communication technology enabled IPC for eye care.
- Discuss the use of innovative information and communication technologies (ICTs), platforms and social media to enhance or support inter-professional collaboration including its impacts in creating virtual clinical opportunities.
- Discuss the utilization of e-collaboration and Tele Ophthalmology innovative technology as a tool to support inter-professional collaboration and current opportunities and programs in different sub specialty areas that enhance inter-professional collaborative patient centered care including the key challenges.
- Using various CME methods including meet the experts’ forum and others, describe the different innovative information and communication technologies and practical approaches to co-manage the common eye surgical problems that present to the primary-care physician including the knowledge and skills for ophthalmic examination.