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Common Adult Eye Conditions is a Course

Common Adult Eye Conditions

Started Jan 24, 2020
3.0 credits

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Full course description

This course includes information about the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prognosis of both juvenile and age-related macular degeneration; cataracts; diabetic retinopathy; glaucoma; retinitis pigmentosa; and other adult eye conditions.

Course Objectives:

  1. The student will know the symptoms, diagnostic tests, and treatment.
  2. Students will understand on impacts vision loss and how low vision services can help.
  3. Students will understand various treatment options and possible outcomes of treatment.
  4. Students will understand the issues related to the adjustment of vision loss.

This course is available for CRC, ACVREP, and NBPCB credit.

The following are supported screen reader and browser combinations for this course:  Macintosh: VoiceOver (latest version for Safari) PC: JAWS and NVDA (latest version for Firefox) Internet Explorer is not supported.  The course shows a start date, but that is simply the date the course was made available to the public. They are self-paced. So, there is not an end date. You can enroll at any time.   This course was developed by the National Research & Training Center on Blindness & Low Vision (NRTC) at Mississippi State University. We are the only national center funded to conduct research related to employment for people with blindness or low vision, and training and technical assistance for the federal Older Individuals who are Blind program. As a national center of excellence, we offer resources on a variety of topics for service providers, businesses, and persons with vision loss on our websites:

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NTAC Website 

OIB-TAC Website

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