Top 50 Commonly Prescribed Drugs: Knowledge for Better Eye Care Course # 40054

Instructor:

Len Koh, PhD, OD, FAAO

Section:

Pharmacology

COPE Course ID:

51661-PH

Expiration Date:

November 21, 2019

Qualified Credits:

2.00 credits - $49.00


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course presents the top 50 commonly prescribed drugs and their clinical relevance to eye care. It provides a short summary on many common systemic diseases and tips on how to care wholly for patients in the eye clinic. Additionally, potential ocular toxicity of these drugs are discussed.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Appreciate many common systemic diseases
  • Identify top 50 prescription drugs
  • Know the mechanism of action and indications of commonly-prescribed drugs
  • Recognize potential ocular toxicity of commonly-prescribed drugs
  • Apply appropriate ancillary tests to detect and monitor ocular toxicity
  • Educate patients on ocular toxicity of relevant drugs
  • Implement effective co-management to minimize irreversible vision loss

STEPS TO TAKE COURSE:

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader
Listen to a Podcast.

You must be logged in to take the examination. To login click here

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

Cholesterol and the Eye