Media Type: eBook, eBook + Print, Print
Section 4 the Academy's Basic and Clinical Science Course™ (BCSC®) presents materials in two parts: Part One, Ophthalmic Pathology; and Part Two, Intraocular Tumors.
Part one uses a hierarchy that moves from general to specific to help derive a differential diagnosis for a specific issue.
Part two is a compilation of selected clinical aspects of importance to the general ophthalmologist – this section contains an extensive discussion on intraocular tumors.
Section 4 of the BCSC includes two interactive activities that identify the disease process and cell type, expanded content on specimen handling, updated photographs and illustrations throughout plus key takeaways highlighted at the beginning of each chapter.
Additionally, this section has a variety of images and videos (sample) that deepen your understanding. Both print and eBook users have access to the videos and activities.
Upon completion of Section 4, readers should be able to:
Section chair: Nasreen A. Syed, MD
Last Major Revision: 2020-2021
Print: 488 pages
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Print ISBN: 978-1-68104-616-7
eBook ISBN: 978-1-68104-642-6
Print & eBook ISBN: 978-1-68104-629-7
About the BCSC
The Academy's Basic and Clinical Science Course™ is ophthalmology’s definitive source of clinical information. Practicing ophthalmologists and residents worldwide use the BCSC®to ensure the highest-quality patient care.
Each of the 13 volumes includes up-to-date clinical information, concise text, tables, self-assessment questions with answers, photos and illustrations and opportunities for earning AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Beginning with the 2013–2014 edition, the Academy and the European Board of Ophthalmology (EBO) have partnered to make the BCSC the standard text for all European ophthalmology training programs. The EBO now recommends the BCSC as the primary educational resource for European trainees and ophthalmologists studying for the annual EBO Diploma Exam.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this enduring material for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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