Tuberculosis and the Eye Course # 40069

Instructor:

Amiee Ho OD

Section:

Systemic Disease

COPE Course ID:

55694 SD

Expiration Date:

November 14, 2020

Qualified Credits:

1.00 credits - $39.00


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

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.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • To learn about tuberculosis’ 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

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.

Tuberculosis and Scleritis