Ophthalmology

Return to Emergency and Urgent Care sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Utilize several different types of eye examination (e.g., slit lamp examination, and ophthalmoscope) methods and how to interpret the results accurately.
2. Recognize globe rupture, avoid complications.
3. Distinguish the signs and symptoms of hyphema and how to treat it in an urgent care setting.
4. Identify possible etiologies of acute red eye.
5. Diagnose complications associated with diabetes and diabetic eye disease.
6. Identify and treat retinal detachment.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
09/16/2013
Course expires: 
09/15/2016

Theodor W. Pesch, MD, PhD, Course Chair, Wilmington, Delaware

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/16/2013
Course expires: 
09/15/2016
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