Smith-Magenis and Down Syndromes Course # 40010

Instructor:

Lesley L. Walls, OD, MD, DOS

Section:

Functional Vision/Pediatrics

COPE Course ID:

40094 FV

Expiration Date:

January 10, 2017

Qualified Credits:

Course has expired


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The course is introduced with case presentations. Utilizing the cases, a review of basic science aspects of common congenital disorders is reviewed with both Down Syndrome and Smith-Magenis Syndrome being reviewed in detail. Ocular manifestations of these disorders is emphasized along with suggested optometric management.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Be comfortable with the role of the optometrist in diagnosing and managing common congenital disorders
  • Understand the basic science aspects of the genomics in congenital disorders
  • Identify the ocular manifestations of common congenital genetic disorders
  • Appreciate the systemic manifestations of common congenital genetic disorders

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