The Dangers and Diagnosis of CLMK

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Educational Objectives: After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

Discuss the incidence and types of MK, including bacterial, fungal and Acanthamoeba infections.
Identify the many modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors associated with CLMK.
Provide prompt and correct diagnosis of MK, followed by effective pharmaceutical therapy or corneal procedure.
Educate patients about proper contact lens wear, lens replacement, and cleaning and disinfecting lenses and cases.
Target Audience: This activity is intended for optometrists engaged in the care of patients with contact lens-related microbial keratitis.

Accreditation Statement: In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Review Education Group. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, and the American Nurses Credentialing Center, to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by COPE to provide continuing education to optometrists.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-16
Number of pages16
JournalReview Education Group
Publication statusPublished - 15 Aug 2019


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