COVID-19 Updates for Wednesday, April 29, 2020
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Checklist for Reopening Your Ambulatory Surgery Center
It's time to consider the process of cautiously reopening ophthalmology care to serve the needs of patients who have deferred needed care due to the pandemic. The new Ophthalmic ASC Reopening Checklist details how to approach and manage key decisions. This list was developed by the Academy, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society, with contributions from the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association.
Reopening and Recovery Tips: Embrace an Alternative Check-In Process
Assess your check-in process to ensure compliance with public health guidelines. This review will help you determine an alternative workflow that includes:
• Virus screening and temperature check
• Reduced contact and face-to-face discussions
• Adherence to social distancing guidelines
Ophthalmology Training in the Time of COVID-19
With recent cancellations of ophthalmology meetings, training missions and observerships, there are plenty of roadblocks to the learning process. But it's not the end of education. Read about how young ophthalmologists have come up with creative solutions to complete their training.