Age-Related Macular Degeneration - CMEZ259

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

by Catherine Glynn-Milley, RN, CRNO, CPHQ
(4.6 / 76 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Medicine (1.00 Credits)
Physician (1.00 Credits)

Price: $15.00
CE-PRO Price: $7.50


Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of irreversible vision loss in people age 50 and older in the U.S., yet many people go undiagnosed and are unaware of their risk, prevention strategies, and treatments. This educational activity will provide an overview of the pathophysiology, preventive strategies, diagnosis, and management of AMD.


The goal of this continuing education program is to provide nurses and physicians with an overview of age-related macular degeneration, including pathophysiology, risk factors, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment options. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe the pathophysiology, incidence, and manifestations of AMD
  • Identify risk factors associated with AMD
  • Discuss current nursing measures and medical treatments that promote stabilization of AMD and lifestyle adaptation to the disease

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses and physicians.
Physicians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.
Jointly Accredited Provider logoIn support of improving patient care, OnCourse Learning (a Relias LLC company) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Medicine and the Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine (provider # FBN 50-1489).
Physician Continuing Education Credit
OnCourse Learning designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Physician Assistant Continuing Education Credit
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.0 hour of Category I credit for completing this program.
There is no commercial support provided for this online educational activity.

Course Originally Released on: 8/8/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 2/15/2017
Course Termination/Update Date: 2/15/2020

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.


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Eric M - Noth Hollywood, CA  ·  Oct 18, 2019
eyes are always something i need to know more about
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Vimal S - KISSIMMEE, FL  ·  Sep 15, 2019
well written course in general
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Dorothy M - Severn, MD  ·  May 29, 2019
good presentation explained the mechanism of MD
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Ramesh G - Abu Dhabi, US  ·  Apr 18, 2019
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Sundos F - Marshall, MI  ·  Mar 06, 2019
Eyes are so important, its important to find the time to educate our patients on signs to insure we are advising the correctly regarding this, getting regular eye exams
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Price: $15.00
CE-PRO Price: $7.50