Managing Your Patients’ Glaucoma: Classic Cases and Conundrums Course # 40140

Instructor:

Justin Schweitzer, OD, FAAO

Section:

Glaucoma

COPE Course ID:

71664-GL

Expiration Date:

March 1, 2024

Qualified Credits:

2.00 credits - $49.00


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Glaucoma is one of the more artistic eye diseases that OD’s diagnose and treat. Every patient presents in a different way, and treatment choices vary from patient to patient. This course will cover a variety of glaucoma case reports and challenge the participant in an audience response format to make a decision on diagnose and treatment. The attendee will leave the course with a confidence in what treatment options are available and what diagnostic technology can assist in making the diagnosis. *Video was recorded at our Virtual Island Eyes Conference on January 22, 2021

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understand the pathogenesis of a patient with normal tension glaucoma and what treatment options are preferred.
  • Understand the pathogenesis of a patient with a secondary glaucoma (pigmentary glaucoma) and what treatment options are preferred.
  • Understand ideal 1st line treatment options (meds, SLT, etc for a patient with early or mild glaucoma as well as a patient with ocular hypertension.
  • Understand a variety of treatment options for patients with ocular hypertension, OAG, normal tension glaucoma, and a variety of presentations.
  • Understand when to treat and when to monitor an ocular hypertensive patient based on diagnostic testing and the Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study.
  • Understand a brief literature review on SLT data and new data on what is known about normal tension glaucoma.

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 mikibuckingham@pacificu.edu.