Rheum-Optometry: What the Eye Care Provider Needs to Know Course # 40037

Instructor:

Caroline Ooley, OD

Section:

Systemic Disease

COPE Course ID:

44200-SD

Expiration Date:

February 17, 2018

Qualified Credits:

1.00 credits - $39.00


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

A review of common rheumatologic conditions and their relevance to practicing optometrists. Topics include: Rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthropathies, Lupus, Sjogren’s syndrome, and the vasculitis conditions.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Be able to conduct and order appropriate diagnostic testing for each condition
  • Be able to recognize common systemic and ocular signs/symptoms of each condition
  • Become knowledgeable in regards to the pathophysiology of systemic rheumatological conditions
  • Be able to refer/co-manage these conditions with appropriate specialists

STEPS TO TAKE COURSE:

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Eye