Grand Rounds - May 5, 2023
"Ophthalmology for the Primary Care Provider"

Speaker: Ronald N. Gaster, MD, FACS. Clinical Professor, Ophthalmology UCLA and UC Irvine; Private Practice, Beverly Hills and Orange County, CA.




  1. Identify common eye problems seen by primary care physicians.
  2. Evaluate patients with common eye complaints.
  3. Utilize diagnostic techniques in the office/clinic of a primary care physicians.
  4. Treat common eye disorders.
  5. Know which eye disorders need to be referred to an ophthalmologist and how urgent the referral will be.

Accreditation: St. Charles Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. St. Charles Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

The period to claim credit for this activity expires one year after its original publication. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Target Audience: Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Allied Health Professionals

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