Clinical Skills Certificate Course:
Extraocular Muscle Skills
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 extraocular muscle clinical skills includes discussion of binocular vision, cover tests, the Worth 4-dot test, the red lens test, Hirshberg/Krimsky measurements, the Bagolini lens test, exophthalmometry, the Maddox Rod test and the Von Graefe technique, fusional vergence measurements, and measuring prism in glasses.
For the Detailed Course Description, see below
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Detailed Course Description
Binocular Vision, Part 1
Stereo viewing and stereo simulation
Testing for amblyopia
Testing for fusion and stereo acuity
Binocular Vision, Part 2
Stereo fly test
Stereo randot test
Stereo random dot E
The four diopter base out prism test
Ocular motility: Cover Tests
The Cover Test
Identifying deviations by direction and by deviating eye
The Uncover Test
The Cover/Uncover Test
The Alternate Cover Test
What is the difference between the Cover-Uncover Test and the Alternate Cover Test?
EOM Related Skills
The Worth 4-dot Test
The Red Lens Test
The Bagolini Lens Test
The Maddox Rod Test and the Von Graefe Technique
Fusional Vergence Measurements
Measuring Prism in Glasses