College of Optometry
Western University of Health Sciences
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Secondary Glaucomas, Didactic Course

COPE Course #:46758-GL/ COPE Event # 109976

2 CE credit available.

Instructor: Kierstyn Napier-Dovorany, OD, FAAO, Associate Professor, College of Optometry, Western University of Health Sciences

Course description: The goal of this course is to educate primary care optometrists on diagnosis and management of Secondary Glaucomas. This course will discuss evaluation, diagnostic criteria and indications for prescribing treatment. Patient cases will be included to demonstrate the clinical findings and management of certain secondary glaucomas.

Course learning objectives:

1. Classify secondary glaucomas by their cause
2. Outline the components of evaluation for secondary glaucomas
3. Distinguishes the epidemiology, characteristics, clinical findings and management of pigment dispersion syndrome and pigmentary glaucoma
4. Distinguishes the epidemiology, characteristics, clinical findings and management of pseudoexfoliation syndrome and pseudoexfoliation glaucoma
5. Distinguishes the epidemiology, characteristics, clinical findings and management of steroid-induced glaucoma
6. Distinguishes the epidemiology, characteristics, clinical findings and management of traumatic glaucoma
7. Distinguishes the epidemiology, characteristics, clinical findings and management of neovascular glaucoma
8. Distinguishes the including epidemiology, characteristics, clinical findings and management of post-operative glaucoma
9. Understand the characteristics, clinical findings and management: inflammatory glaucoma, Possner Shlossman glaucoma, phacolytic glaucoma, ghost cell glaucoma, secondary angle closure glaucoma, iridocorneal endothelial syndromes

Your registration fee entitles you to 30 days of unlimited access to a lecture presentation recorded by Professor Napier-Dovorany. 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

 

 

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