Anatomy of the Eye - Its Parts and How They Function
Anatomy of the Eye
Its Parts and How They Function
Mary E. Schmidt, ABOC, CPO
This course is designed to give new and experienced staff members a greater appreciation and knowledge of the human eye as well as illustrate how best to explain its function to patients in easy-to-understand language. Emphasis is placed on improving the ability to communicate the disorders, conditions and diseases of the eye to a patient.
After completion of this course attendees will:
Be able to identify each part of the human eye
Understand how each part functions
Learn common diseases and disorders of the eye
Have the ability to clearly explain to patients which part of the eye is impacted by glaucoma, cataracts, myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and LASIK
Learn triage techniques for sight threatening situations
Improve their confidence and professionalism
Staff members who are new to the field. Staff members who need to clarify their knowledge.
Audience: Paraoptometric; Optician
Length of Workshop: 2 hours
Approved CE: ABO, AOA