Tuberculosis and the Eye Course # 40069
Amiee Ho OD
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November 14, 2020
1.00 credits - $39.00
This course provides an overview on tuberculosis transmission, screening, testing, treatment and prevention of transmission. Emphasis will be on ocular consequences of tuberculosis and the ocular side effects of tuberculosis medications.
- To learn about tuberculosisâ€™ mode of transmission
- Briefly introduce tuberculosis and its impact as a public health concern
- To learn about various screening methods for tuberculosis
- To learn about tools optometrists use to test for tuberculosis
- To learn about what treatment options are available for tuberculosis
- To learn about how to protect yourself from an active tuberculosis patient
- To highlight how a tuberculosis infection relates to optometry and what ocular manifestations you might encounter
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