Contemporary Issues in Ocular Therapeutics Injectable Pharmaceuticals in Eye Care. Course # 40125

Instructor:

Tad Buckingham, OD

Section:

Injection Skills

COPE Course ID:

68511-IS

Expiration Date:

June 23, 2023

Qualified Credits:

2.00 credits - $49.00


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Improve the knowledge of various injectable techniques. Improve the doctor skill sets for the various injectable routes. Develop a better understanding of the ocular and systemic conditions that greatly benefit from the use of the injectable route to deliver medications.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understand the dermal injection of local anesthetic
  • To understand the use of subconjunctival injections.
  • Understand skills needed to perform intralesional injections of corticosteroid
  • To demonstrate proper documentation of procedure
  • Use appropriate measures to avoid contact with potentially infectious body fluids.
  • To recognize complications that can occur with IM/SQ & IVinsertions
  • Discuss the opportunities and barriers for Optometrists to implement emergent, diagnostic and therapeutic injection services
  • To define the proper technique and procedure for IM/SQ insertions
  • Understand the medications used when utilizing the injectable route for emergent. Diagnostic and therapeutic needs.

STEPS TO TAKE COURSE:

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Please send any questions or comments to mikibuckingham@pacificu.edu.