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Staff Education

Courses

 

 



History Taking and the Optometric Technician

Course Length: 1 hr  
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A comprehensive look at how to take thorough medical and ocular history with an entertaining commentary on patient communication. 



How About Some Cool Drugs? (Ocular Pharmacology)

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A practical and simple way to understand the purpose of common topical ocular drugs and uses of certain systemic drugs used in eye care today. 



Practice Management 101

Course Length: 1 hr  
Course Number: 26089-PM
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This course was designed to provide basic knowledge of practice management. This course will detail various management concepts involving strategic planning, marketing, operations, finances, clinic, and optical. 



Systemic Disease and the Ocular Side Effects

Course Length: 1 hr  
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An educational and entertaining look into human disease and the effect on the visual system. 



The Technician's Role in Visual Fields

Course Length: 1 hr  
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The how and why of visual field testing made simple and entertaining. 



Vital Signs Workshop

Course Length: 1 hr  
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The how to workshop on blood pressure and diabetes monitoring. 



What Test Do I Do Now? (Accessory Testing)

Course Length: 2 hrs  
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An in-depth look at the proper way to perform all those tests and what they really mean. Tests to be covered include visual acuity, pupils, color vision, cover test, topography, keratometry, Amsler Grid, accomodative/convergence testing, potential acuity meter and blood pressure. 



What's Wrong With the Patient? (Ocular Disease)

Course Length: 2 hrs  
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A simple explanation and visual identification of common ocular diseases and the technicians role in treating these diseases.