COPE Course #47030-GL/ COPE Event #109976
2 CE credits available.
Instructor: Pinakin Davey, OD, PhD, FAAO, College of Optometry, Western University of Health Sciences
This 2 hour course will discuss the current consensus on anatomy, physiology with regard to mechanisms and hypotheses of various types of glaucoma
Your registration fee entitles you to 30 days of unlimited access to a lecture presentation recorded by Professor Davey. To see a brief demo of one of our lecture presentations, select Demo (requires Flash). Your subscription also includes unlimited access to the posttest, which you can take as many times as you need to in order to pass the course.
Course learning objectives:
After completion of this course the participants should be able to
1) Describe the anatomy of both anterior chamber and the optic nerve head
2) Describe the physiological mechanisms that are involved in maintenance of healthy optic nerve
3) Describe the various hypotheses that helps explain the glaucomatous optic neuropathy
4) Describe the production of aqueous humor and the various physiological mechanisms that lead to its variability of intraocular pressure