Clinical Skills Certificate Course:



Course level:

This course is intended for ophthalmic assistants, technicians and technologists.

Course structure:

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 hour.

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

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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

   Open-Angle Glaucoma
      -Primary open angle glaucoma
      -Secondary open-angle glaucoma
      -Ocular Hypertension
      -Normal Tension Glaucoma
      -Medical Treatment for POAG
      -Surgical Treatment of POAG

Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma

Secondary Glaucoma

Congenital Glaucoma

Chronic Angle-Closure Glaucoma