Clinical Skills Certificate Course:
External Eye, EOM, and Orbital Anatomy and Physiology
This course is intended for ophthalmic assistants, technicians and technologists.
This course consists of short, illustrated reading segments. There is a quiz at the end of the course. Upon passing the quiz, the user will receive a certificate of completion.
Estimated time to complete:
One and one half hours.
Short Course Description:
This course on external eye, extraocular muscle, and orbital anatomy and physiology includes discussion of eyelids and eyelashes, conjunctiva, episclera, sclera, rectus and oblique orbital muscles, orbital regions, and sinuses. Evaluation of systems, diseases, treatments, imaging, examination, and history taking are included.
For the Detailed Course Description, see below
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Detailed Course Description
The Eyelids and Eyelashes
Benign and malignant growths of the lids
Charlazia, Hordeola, and Styes
Dermatochalasis and Blepharoplasty
The Lacrimal System
Evaluation of the secretory system
Evaluation of the excretory system
Congential Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction
The Conjunctiva, Episclera, and Sclera
Introduction / Anatomy
Giant Papillary conjunctivitis
Pinguecula and Pterygium
History taking for the red eye
Extraocular Muscle Anatomy and Physiology
The nine diagnostic positions of gaze
Planes of action and axes of rotation
The Medial Rectus
The Lateral Rectus
The Superior Rectus
The Inferior Rectus
The Superior Oblique
The Inferior Oblique
Table and Diagram Summaries
Regions of the orbits
Openings on the orbits
Imaging of the orbits
Diseases of the orbital region
Idiopathic orbital inflammation