Sep 21, 2017
; Revised Feb 01, 2021
Learning Plan: Ethical Global Ophthalmology
2 Ethics AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
In global clinical care and research, ophthalmologists must always act in the best interests of patients and the local community by maintaining high ethical standards. This collection of content reviews the ethical role of trainees and risk management in a global setting, and the numerable ethical challenges in global practice: appropriate supervision, competence, informed consent, perioperative care, patient vulnerability and privacy, and potential conflicts of interest.