SEP 22, 2022
Cataract/Anterior Segment, Comprehensive Ophthalmology
0.5 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Drs. Daniel Choi and Meron Haile discuss approaches to achieving sustainability in the ophthalmology operating room, including data on the carbon footprint of ophthalmic surgery, recommendations from major US organizations, and lessons from healthcare systems outside the United States.
Release: September 22, 2022; expires September 22, 2025
Participants: Drs. Choi, Haile, and Sridhar report no relevant financial disclosures.
Review Panel: The following reviewers report no financial disclosures: Jeffrey D. Henderer, MD; Danah Albreiki, MBBS; Ashiyani Nariani, MPH; Mazeyar Saboori, MD; Annie Moreau, MD; and Allison Umfress, MD.
Learning Objective: Upon completion of this episode, the listener should be able to describe data regarding the environmental impact of cataract surgery and evolving practices that can improve sustainability standards.
Audience: This activity is intended for comprehensive ophthalmologists.
Accreditation: The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hardware/Software Requirements: This learning activity requires a current web browser and speaker or headset capable of playing streaming audio.