Autoimmune Disease and the Eye Course # 40035

Instructor:

Anthony Dewilde, OD, FAAO

Section:

Systemic Disease

COPE Course ID:

44086 SD

Expiration Date:

February 10, 2018

Qualified Credits:

2.00 credits - $49.00


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Autoimmune disease can affect every part of the eye. It is important for optometrists to recognize what ocular complications can manifest from autoimmune disease for appropriate treatment, testing, and referral.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understand which eye diseases are associated with autoimmune disease
  • Understand how autoimmune disease manifests systemically
  • Develop a strategy for evaluating patients who manifest ocular complications consistent with autoimmune disease
  • Learn what tests/referral are appropriate
  • Discuss how to treat eye disease related to autoimmune disease

STEPS TO TAKE COURSE:

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