Clinical Skills Certificate Course:
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:
Short Course Description:
This course on glaucoma discusses the anterior chamber and the aqueous humor, intra-ocular pressure (IOP), optic nerve head cupping, retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness, visual field loss. Also discussed are the types of glaucoma including, open angle glaucoma, primary angle-closure glaucoma, secondary glaucoma, congenital glaucoma, and secondary angle-closure glaucoma. medical and surgical treatments of glaucoma are covered.
For the Detailed Course Description, see below
The course can be purchased via Paypal (you don't need a Paypal account) by using the button below, $10 for 2 months of access. More than one course can be purchased at the same time by going to the course catalog. Courses can also be purchased via Authorize.net from the course catalog.
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Detailed Course Description
Glaucoma, Part 1
The Anterior Chamber and the Aqueous Humor
Intra-ocular pressure (IOP)
Optic Nerve Head Cupping
Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer (RNFL) Thickness
Visual Field Loss
Glaucoma, Part 2
Types of glaucoma
-Primary open angle glaucoma
-Secondary open-angle glaucoma
-Normal Tension Glaucoma
-Medical Treatment for POAG
-Surgical Treatment of POAG
Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma
Chronic Angle-Closure Glaucoma