Allergic Conjunctivitis


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Start Date

1 Sep 2023

Last Review Date

26 Jan 2024

Expiration Date

31 Aug 2026

Estimated Time To Finish

60 Minutes

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Activity Description

Allergic conjunctivitis is a prevalent ocular condition encountered frequently by ophthalmologists and cornea specialists, affecting up to 40% of the population. Despite its high prevalence, many affected individuals do not seek medical help, leading to underdiagnosis and undertreatment. Itching remains the hallmark sign, and treatment typically involves topical antihistamines and mast cell inhibitors.

This activity provides clinicians with a comprehensive understanding of allergic conjunctivitis, encompassing its clinical presentation, immunological mechanisms, and therapeutic approaches. Through interactive discussions and the latest pharmacological insights, participants will gain valuable knowledge to optimize patient care and enhance outcomes in allergic conjunctivitis management. The importance of an interprofessional team approach is highlighted as learners explore the collaborative role of primary care providers, optometrists, and ophthalmologists in caring for patients with allergic conjunctivitis. 

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician associates, nurses, pharmacists, and nurse practitioners.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Differentiate between the various subtypes of allergic conjunctivitis, such as seasonal allergic conjunctivitis, perennial allergic conjunctivitis, vernal keratoconjunctivitis, and atopic keratoconjunctivitis.

  • Screen patients for allergic conjunctivitis risk factors, including family history, environmental exposures, and atopic history.

  • Apply pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for managing allergic conjunctivitis, tailoring treatment to individual patient needs.

  • Communicate with patients about their condition, treatment options, and potential complications, ensuring patient understanding and adherence.


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  4. Choose the best answer to each activity test question. To receive credit and a certificate, you must pass the test questions with a minimum score of 100%.
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