Activity ID



December 31, 2020

Format Type


CME Credit



CME Provider

American Academy of Ophthalmology


This activity is available to American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) members only. It addresses wrong-site surgery and wrong IOL implants. Video reenactments of scenarios demonstrate how errors can occur. Assess your current practices and apply clinical guidelines to prevent operating room mistakes related to wrong surgical site, wrong patient, and wrong IOL implant.

Diplomate Engagement

There is a post-test for each section of the activity. The learners go through the standard AAO evaluation process, including answering questions such as: what do you intend to change in your practice based on what you have learned.

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Educational Objectives

To prevent OR (operating room) mistakes related to wrong surgical site, wrong patient and wrong IOL implant.


Ophthalmology, Cataract, Cornea, Glaucoma, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Ocular Pathology, Oncology, Oculoplastics, Orbit, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Refractive Management, Retina, Vitreous, Uveitis, Medical Knowledge


Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Patient Care & Procedural Skills

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military

National Quality Strategies and/or Quadruple Aim Care Processes

Quality Improvement

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