Cortical Blindness and Charles Bonnet Syndrome Course # 40047

Instructor:

Amiee Ho OD and David Kung OD

Section:

Neuro-Optometry

COPE Course ID:

50413-NO

Expiration Date:

August 12, 2019

Qualified Credits:

1.00 credits - $39.00


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course will highlight two different conditions, cortical blindness and Charles Bonnet Syndrome. Both are commonly found in low vision practices and hospital-based settings. The purpose is to make eye care practitioners aware of these conditions and allow them to make confident diagnoses and proper referrals.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • To be able to identify defining features, patients at risk, the diagnostic criteria, associated conditions and how to manage patients with Charles Bonnet syndrome
  • To be able to identify the signs/symptoms, perform ocular work-up, and manage patients with cortical blindness
  • To understand the neuroanatomy, theories of pathogenesis and possible differential diagnoses of Charles Bonnet syndrome
  • To understand the pathogenesis, etiology, risk factors and prognosis for patients with cortical blindness

STEPS TO TAKE COURSE:

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Upon completion and payment you will be issued a certificate.
Please send any questions or comments to kundart@pacificu.edu.

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