CE VIDEO - Ocular Emergencies


Jessilin Quint, OD

Release Date:

February 22, 2021

Expiration Date:

February 1, 2024

Estimated time to complete activity:

1 hour

Computer System Requirements:

Access to internet and a web browser is required to complete this activity.

Goal Statement:

This one hour lecture will discuss common ocular emergencies that a primary eye care practitioner may encounter in a practice setting.

Educational Objectives:

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

  1. Describe common ocular emergencies that may present in an optometric practice
  2. Describe importance of a thorough history, slit lamp examination, and dilated fundus examination in ocular emergencies
  3. Define appropriate treatment and follow-up plans to manage ocular emergency cases

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for optometrists who provide primary care optometry services, including but not limited to medical optometric services.

Faculty/Editorial Board:

Jessilin Quint, OD

Continuing Education Credit: 

This activity, COPE Activity Number 121100 is accredited by COPE for continuing education for optometrists. This course is COPE approved for 1 hour of CE credit. Course ID is 71087-GO. Please check your state licensing board to see if this approval counts toward your CE requirement for relicensure.
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Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest:

Review Education Group (REG) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to REG policy. REG is committed to providing its learners with high quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

Jessilin Quint, OD
Consulting fees from Allergan, Percept, Atlas Ocular
Ownership interest in Percept

Method of Participation Request for Credit:

During the period February 22, 2021 through February 1, 2024 participants must read the learning objectives, faculty disclosures and view the complete educational activity.

If you wish to receive acknowledgment for completing this activity, please complete the post-test and evaluation at the conclusion of this course. Post course tests must receive a score of 70% or better in order for a certificate of completion to be issued.



Disclosure of Unlabeled Use:

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.


Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

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