Module 1 - Setting Our Sights on Optimal Outcomes for Eye Care

Launch Date:
October 17, 2022
Learn the fundamentals of eye care for patients with diabetes to reduce their risk of the vision-threatening complications diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema including the importance of diabetes self-management education.
Identify collaborative strategies that can be used to enhance the multidisciplinary care of patients with or at risk for DR/DME to foster earlier recognition, treatment, and long-term management of DR/DME across the continuum
Recognize key factors for patient education that are needed to catalyze uptake of recommended eye care in patients with diabetes
Describe the natural history of DR/DME, with an emphasis on its progressive nature, which underscores the need for earlier diagnosis and treatment to prevent the development of vision-threatening complications