American Board Of Ophthalmology
The American Board of Ophthalmology
PO Box 1887
Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone: (610) 664-1175
Fax: (610) 664-6503www.abop.org
Maintenance of Certification Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment
- Complete an average of 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ annually, including 8 Self-Assessment (SA) Credits.
- 80% of the total 250 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (10-year cycle) must be relevant to Ophthalmology.
- One patient safety-focused activity must be completed prior to the end of year three.
Wrong Site/Wrong IOL Surgery 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.
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.
The requirements and other information provided on this page are determined by each ABMS Member Board and may be subject to change. Please refer to the relevant Board’s website to confirm the applicable requirements.