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Ocular Trauma
Presenter: Ahmed Sallam, MD, Ph.D., FRCOphth
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Knowledge Gap: 
The purpose of this activity is to educate healthcare providers with the most up-to-date information on Ocular Trauma.

Target Audience
The target audience includes all healthcare professionals such as physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals who would like to learn about Ocular Trauma and how it pertains to their respective profession.

Release and Expiration Dates
7/31/2017 - 7/31/2020


• Differentiate the different type of eye trauma
• Define the importance of eye protective wear for workers
• Apply first aid treatment for chemical injury of the eye


1. Kuhn, e al, 1996. Standard classification of ocular trauma using the Birmingham Eye Trauma Terminology (BETT) classification
2. Gault, J., & Vander, J. F. (2015). Ophthalmology Secrets in Color (4th ed.)
3. Kent, C. (2008). Managing Serious Cases of Ocular Trauma. Review of Ophthalmology

Biographical Info

Ahmed A. Sallam, M.D, Ph.D., FRCOphth, is an ophthalmologist at the Harvey and Bernice Jones Eye Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Dr. Sallam specializes in the management of ocular inflammation and infection as well as treatment of vitreoretinal disorders including retinal detachments, age related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

Dr. Sallam received his Medical Degree from Ain Shams University School of Medicine in Egypt. After completing an ophthalmology residency in Egypt, he undertook 2 uveitis and medical retina fellowships at the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. Dr. Sallam also completed two further fellowships in vitreoretinal retinal surgery in the UK. Dr. Sallam is board certified in Ophthalmology through the UK Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth) and has held prior consultant appointment at the Ophthalmology Department, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust in the UK.

As an active researcher, Dr. Sallam has has authored more than 45 publications and book chapters in the field of uveitis and retinal surgery and has been the principle investigator on a number of clinical trials.

Speaker Disclosures:
The planners, speakers, moderators, peer reviewers and /or panelists of this CE activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Kim Miller  
Susan Smith Dodson
Mark Jansen

Ahmed Sallam, MD, Ph.D., FRCOphth

Peer Reviewers: 
Kim Miller, MCHES

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ANCC Accreditation Statement:
The Office of Continuing Education, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

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Little Rock, AR 72205 
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Designation Statement 
The University of Arkansas for Medical Science Office of Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Type:  Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
37 Registered Users
1 Hours> Non-Accredited

1 Credits> Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education> AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

1 Contact Hours> American Nurses Credentialing Center> ANCC

1 CECH, 1 CECH> National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. > CHES