Clinical Skills Certificate Course:

Ophthalmic Pharmacology


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 ophthalmic pharmacology discusses drug components and characteristics, drug delivery methods, abbreviations, pharmacological agents used to treat ophthalmic conditions and diseases, drug actions, interactions, and allergic responses.

For the Detailed Course Description, see below

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Detailed Course Description

Ophthalmic Pharmacology


Drug components and characteristics

Drug delivery methods

Abbreviations used in ophthalmology and prescription writing

Diagnostic agents

Glaucoma drops

Drops for treating allergy symptoms

Anti-bacterial agents

Anti-viral agents

Anti-inflammatory agents

Anesthetic agents

Artificial tears and ocular lubricants

Ocular irrigating solutions

Medications for treating retinal diseases