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Short-term vision and aging training for optometric and long- term care professionals

Short-term vision and aging training for optometric and long- term care professionals

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Published by Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people with visual disabilities -- Pennsylvania.,
  • Older people -- Long-term care -- Pennsylvania.,
  • Long-term care facilities -- Pennsylvania -- Employees -- Training of.,
  • Optometrists -- Pennsylvania -- Training of.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesShort term vision and aging training for optometric and long-term care professionals.
    ContributionsAston, Sherrell J., Pennsylvania College of Optometry.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination7 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14665157M

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Short-term "vision and aging" training for optometric and long- term care professionals: Abstract. Goal: Enhance the resident’s clinical skills in pediatric optometry, vision therapy, and neuro-optometric rehabilitation.

Objectives. The resident will efficiently develop diagnosis differentials and diagnosis plans based on history intake. The resident will appropriately analyze diagnosis and patient needs to determine treatment plans, including optical and disease management.

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