An application has been made to the UEMS EACCME® for CME accreditation for the upcoming APAO 2021 Virtual Congress (5 – 11 September 2021). Please note that not only you can obtain CME credit points when attending the Virtual Congress, you will also receive CME credits for on-demand viewing.

The EACCME® awards ECMEC®s on the following basis:

  • One hour of LEE CME activity = 1 ECMEC®
  • 1 accredited hour of LEE = 60 minutes of actual educational activity.
  • A participant can claim a maximum of 8 ECMEC®s per day of the LEE.

However, the maximum amount of CME credit points you can obtain from the following sessions is 25.

Sunday 5 September
12:45-14:15 APAO 2021 Named Awards Lectures
15:45-16:45 Then & Now
Innovative Cataract Technologies and Techniques
17:00-18:00 New Approaches to Patient Management in the Era of COVID-19
New Insights in the Diagnosis and Management of Primary Angle Closure Disease
18:15-19:15 Gene Therapy and Risk Factors
Diabetic Retinopathy and Macular Edema
Monday 6 September
17:00-18:00 The Future is Now
Imaging in Strabismus-Good, the Bad and the Ugly
18:15-19:15 Cell Therapy
NANOS Symposium: Neuro-Ophthalmic Emergencies You Cannot Afford to Miss!
Challenging Scenarios in VR Surgery: A Video Based Series
20:45-21:45 Clinical Challenges and Controversies in Neuro-Ophthalmology
APMS Symposium: Highlights of the 2nd APMS Congress
Rapid Fire Retina 2 (Medical – other) Update Session
Tuesday 7 September
17:00-18:00 YO Symposium
APSEG Symposium: Prediction and Prevention of Myopia Progression
Rapid Fire Cataract and Cataract Surgery, Refractive Surgery & Neuro-Ophthalmology Update Session
18:15-19:15 Innovations in Ophthalmic Education due to COVID-19
AAO Symposium: The IRIS Registry, Standardization of Ocular Imaging, and Artificial Intelligence
Comprehensive Management of Ocular Complications of Stevens- Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis in Asians
20:45-21:45 Rapid Fire Cornea, External Eye Diseases and Eye Banking Update Session
Wednesday 8 September
17:00-18:00 Leadership Development Program (LDP) Special Session
Posterior Uveitis in the Asia-Pacific Region: From Diagnosis to Successful
Rapid Fire Ocular Imaging Update Session
18:15-19:15 What is New in Ocular Imaging
APGS Symposium: Lasers and Surgeries for Angle Closure and Angle Closure Glaucoma
Rapid Fire Translational and Visual Sciences Research & Intraocular Inflammation, Uveitis and Scleritis Update Session
20:45-21:45 Hot Debates in Glaucoma Surgery
APOIS Symposium: New Ocular Imaging Models of Care in the Post COVID-19 Era for Screening, Diagnosis and Prediction
Using GPS to Reach the Destination: Navigation Guided Orbital Surgery
Thursday 9 September
17:00-18:00 What Am I Doing Differently?’
IMI Symposium: International Myopia Institute 2021 White Papers – Where the New Evidence Takes Us in Managing Myopia
Rapid Fire Glaucoma and glaucoma surgery, Retina 1 (Medical – diabetes) & Retina 3 (Surgical) Update Session
18:15-19:15 What Not to Miss in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
APOTS Symposium: COVID-19 and Ophthalmic Trauma: Lessons Learnt and the Way Forward
20:45-21:45 Improving Diagnostic Acumen in Uveitis and Scleritis
WGA Symposium: How to Choose the Glaucoma Surgery: From Filtering to MIGS
Rapid Fire Orbital and Oculoplastic Surgery & Ocular Oncology and Pathology
Friday 10 September
17:00-18:00 Ocular Oncology: Update for Clinical Care
ACS Symposium: Ocular Surface Diseases and Reconstruction
Rapid Fire New Approaches to Patient Management and Dealing With Unmet Need in the Era of COVID-19, Ophthalmic Epidemiology and Prevention of Blindness & Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Update Session
18:15-19:15 Beyond 2020: Challenges and Innovations in Delivering Eye Care
AAPPO Symposium: How to Initiate a Research Project
Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon’s Nightmares!
20:45-21:45 Cornea and External Disease Update for the Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
AOI Symposium: Improving Education and Care by Telemedicine
COVID-19 Associated Mucormycosis: A Battle Within the War!
Saturday 11 September
12:45-14:15 APAO 2020 Named Awards Lectures
15:45-16:45 VISION 2020
Managing Complex Cataract Cases and Complications
17:00-18:00 Applying Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Telemedicine in Ophthalmology in the Era of COVID-19
Evolution of Retinal Detachment Management in the Asia Pacific
18:15-19:15 PAAO Symposium: What is Hot in The Americas 2021
Refractive Surgery: Latest Trends

Certification can be downloaded from the congress system after the Virtual Congress is closed (31 October 2021).