Optometric Considerations for Pregnant Patients Course # 40028

Instructor:

Ami Halvorson OD FAAO and Erica Wiegandt, OD candidate (2015)

Section:

General Optometry

COPE Course ID:

42076 GO

Expiration Date:

July 9, 2017

Qualified Credits:

Course has expired


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course is an overview of the literature in regards to physiological and pathological changes that can happen to the eye during pregnancy. Also discussed are treatment options for various ocular conditions that could occur in a pregnant patient. Please note that it is always encouraged to check with an obstetrician or primary care provider before initiating treatment of any kind.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • To become familiar with physiological ocular changes that can happen during pregnancy
  • To become familiar with pathological ocular sequelae that can happen during pregnancy
  • To become familiar with the safety profiles of various medications that could be used to treat a pregnant patient

STEPS TO TAKE COURSE:

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Upon completion and payment you will be issued a certificate.
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