Case Discussions in the Diagnosis and Evolving Management of Posterior Noninfectious Uveitis

Activity ID Released Expires
2379 December 16, 2016 December 31, 2017


Significant developments for improving uveitis management are under way; these developments will address the drawbacks of current therapy side effects, improve tolerance to therapy, improve access to care, and improve patient outcomes. Through case illustrations of a variety of patients with chronic posterior uveitis, ophthalmologists can learn how leading experts from Europe, the United States, and India diagnose and treat these patients today. Additionally, ophthalmologists will learn how potential future therapies may help overcome some of the current challenges for chronic management of posterior noninfectious uveitis.

Diplomate Engagement

Correct answers to the post-test, recommended literature or other resources (presentations, audio/video, checklists, etc.), Post-activity follow up

ABMS Member Board Approvals by Type

MOC Part II CME Activity

  • Ophthalmology

NOTE: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement. Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.


  1. Review the diagnostic criteria to differentiate noninfectious from infectious uveitis
  2. Assess patients for either management or referral to a uveitis specialist
  3. Apply guideline-based treatment for long-term use of oral corticosteroids in patients with noninfectious uveitis of the posterior segment
  4. Review the safety and efficacy of systemic immunosuppressive therapies for patients with noninfectious uveitis of the posterior segment
  5. Describe the mechanism of action, safety, and efficacy data for emerging agents in clinical trials for local therapy of noninfectious uveitis of the posterior segment


  • Occupational, Lead, Poisoning, OSHA, OLPPP, Lead Exposure


  • Medical
    • Ophthalmology


  • Interpersonal & Communication Skills
    • Communicate with patients
  • Knowledge for Practice
    • Clinical problem solving
    • Demonstrate analytical skills
  • Patient Care
    • Develop/Deliver Pt MGMT Plan
    • Gather essential information
    • Informed DX/TX decisions
    • Interpret labs/images/tests
    • Perform essential procedures
  • Practice-based Learning & Improvement
    • Support practice improvement
  • Systems-based Practice
    • Coordinate care within system

Professional Interest

  • Assessment
  • Physician-Patient Relationship
  • Technology

Intended Audience

  • Practicing Health Professional
    • Physician


  • Continuing Education
    • CME Activity
      • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • Maintenance of Certification (MOC)
      • ABMS MOC Part II CME Activity
        • Ophthalmology

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