Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Review Manual

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Author: Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: Slack

ISBN: 9781617110580

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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"The Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Review Manual, Third Edition is a revised edition of the best-selling exam preparation manual. It is an essential resource for anyone preparing to become certified as an ophthalmic assistant. With over 1300 exam-style questions and explanatory answers, illustrations, and photographs, this user-friendly text is excellent for both learning and reviewing important eye care topics. Subjects include taking a patient history, lensometry, measuring intraocular pressure, understanding optics, and much more. This edition is also helpful for students and others studying for certification in optometry, contact lenses, and opticianry"--Provided by publisher.

Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist Exam Review Manual

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Author: Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556424229

Category: Medical

Page: 205

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The Basic Bookshelf for Eyecare Professionals is a series that provides fundamental and advanced material with a clinical approach to clinicians and students. A special effort was made to include information needed for the certification exams in ophthalmic and optometric assisting, low vision, surgical assisting, opticianry, and contact lens examiners. The Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist Exam Review Manual is a review book designed for those preparing for the COMT® certification exam. This manual offers some 600 multiple-choice questions on every topic listed in the test criteria, including advanced levels of tonometry, visual fields, color vision, clinical optics, motility, photography, pharmacology, and general medical knowledge. Material that is unique to COMTs, such as microbiology and special instruments & techniques, are also covered. Explanatory answers, often with supporting illustrations and tables as well as the reference from which the material was obtained, are offered to round out your study experience. Suggested study texts are listed, along with an appendix on how to take a practical examination.

Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual

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Author: Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556426483

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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The Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual, Second Edition delivers the essentials you need for certification as an ophthalmic technician. Updated to include the latest JCAHPO® criteria, this helpful resource contains over 1,300 exam-style questions and explanatory answers covering everything you need to know. Learn new study habits, adopt effective test-taking strategies, and polish your understanding of important subjects with this helpful manual. Topics covered include contact lenses, pharmacology, photography and motility, advanced optics, tonometry, and much more. Photographs and diagrams complement the material by providing visual interpretation. A brand name drug list is also included for your reference. Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual, Second Edition is an excellent learning text for students seeking to develop their knowledge in the field of eyecare, as well as a useful reference for physicians. Features: Study tips and hints. An "Answers by Category" section that allows students to identify weak areas. Explanatory answers for every question. Computer testing information.

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Study Guide

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Author: Emanuel Newmark,Lama Al-Aswad

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781615251001

Category: Ophthalmic assistants

Page: 257

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Helps in preparation for the JCAHPO COA Exam. This title contains hundreds of sample questions and answers covering the main topic areas outlined in the exam.

Ocular Anatomy and Physiology

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Author: Al Lens,Sheila Coyne Nemeth,Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556427923

Category: Medical

Page: 181

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Updated to include new material for beginners in ophthalmology and optometry, Ocular Anatomy and Physiology, Second Edition is an essential text that covers a range of fundamental information for students and clinicians. With collaborations from Al Lens, Sheila Coyne Nemeth, and Janice K. Ledford, Ocular Anatomy and Physiology, Second Edition now begins with a jump-start chapter to overview the topic for those new to the field of eye care. Chapter two delves into embryology—a topic rarely covered—and addresses each structure of the eye, including the bony orbit, eyebrows, eye lids, lacrimal system, extraocular muscles, and the globe. While the text continues to emphasize normal anatomy, each chapter contains a glossary of common disorders. Also included is a description of diagnostic methods for examining various tissues. The physiology of various structures and systems is explained, including the visual pathway, the inflammatory response, immunology, binocular vision, refractive errors, and accommodation. To enhance the reader's understanding of each topic, illustrations are provided. Features of the Second Edition: • New jump-start chapter for beginners • Details on diagnostic methods for each structure or segment, including optical coherence tomography and retinal thickness analysis • Glossary of common disorders at the end of each chapter With new features and information, Ocular Anatomy and Physiology, Second Edition is a valuable text for ophthalmic and optometric assistants, training facilities, and practices, as well as beginners in the field of eye care, including sales representatives and pre-med students.

The Slit Lamp Primer

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Author: Janice K. Ledford,Valerie N. Sanders

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556427473

Category: Medical

Page: 146

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The Slit Lamp Primer is the complete book on the slit lamp for the ophthalmic and optometric office. Now updated into a second edition, this user-friendly introduction to the slit lamp microscope highlights the instrument's basic parts as well as examination and illumination techniques. Janice Ledford and Valerie Sanders explain more than just the fundamentals of the slit lamp. Written in a conversational style with supplemental photographs and diagrams, The Slit Lamp Primer delves into issues concerning the normal, postoperative, and problematic eye. Features of the patient history, including medications, are examined in light of the possible slit lamp findings. Detailed notes for proper documentation are included, along with tables to give guidelines for subjective grading of the findings. Updated and key features: The examination of patients on various systemic medications with a list of drugs that may have side effects visible with the slit lamp The examination of post-operative patients, with a new section that focuses on patients who have undergone refractive surgery Up-to-date study icons, key points listed at the beginning of each chapter, and "What the Patient Needs to Know" sidebars Photographs and descriptions of parts and care of the slit lamp Atlas of photographs of the normal eye Photographs of pathology Tables to assist in contact lens evaluation The Slit Lamp Primer, Second Edition is a valuable addition to the reference library of any ophthalmic and optometric paraprofessional or student. Explore the workings of a useful and effective instrument with the most practical and user-friendly book on the subject available today.

Augenheilkunde in focus

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Author: Jack J. Kanski,Brad Bowling

Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag

ISBN: 9783437429040

Category: Eye

Page: 178

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Optics, Retinoscopy, and Refractometry

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Author: Al Lens

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556427480

Category: Medical

Page: 130

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Optics, Retinoscopy, and Refractometry, Second Edition is a valuable and up-to-date reference that allows the reader to better understand and measure the patient's refractive error. Information is presented on each of the three important topics in an easy-to-read format. Al Lens, COMT begins Optics, Retinoscopy, and Refractometry with a focus on the basics of optics, providing the foundation for understanding retinoscopy. The detailed instructions and practical exercises help the beginning technician become proficient at the valuable skill of retinoscopy. This comprehensive resource concludes with a simplified approach to refractometry, including a section on refractive surgery from an optics perspective. New to this edition: A section on refractive surgery from an optical point of view. Discussion on wavefront technology. Updated text and diagrams. Features: Study icons throughout the text. Appendices containing data on the metric system, units of measurement, metric conversions, and abbreviations. Refractometry exercises. Whether you are a beginning technician looking for a basic overview or an experienced examiner in search of a clear-cut review, Optics, Retinoscopy, and Refractometry, Second Edition will suit all your optics needs.

The Ophthalmic Assistant E-Book

A Text for Allied and Associated Ophthalmic Personnel

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Author: Harold A. Stein,Raymond M. Stein,Melvin I. Freeman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455733466

Category: Medical

Page: 928

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Excel in your clinical responsibilities with The Ophthalmic Assistant. Whether you work in an ophthalmology, optometry, or opticianry setting, this best-selling reference delivers expert practical, up-to-date guidance on ocular diseases, surgical procedures, medications, and equipment as well as paramedical procedures and office management - providing all the knowledge and skills you need to be a valuable asset to your team. A real "how-to" textbook. Consult this full-color visual guide for identification of ophthalmic disorders, explanations of difficult concepts, and depictions of the newest equipment used in ophthalmology and optometry – with over 1,000 illustrations. Refer to the practical appendices for quick-reference information on hospital/practice forms for more efficient patient record keeping, conversion tables, numerous language translations, ocular emergencies, pharmaceuticals, and more. Update your practical knowledge of ophthalmic tests and procedures. Confidently prepare for certification or recertification exams with comprehensive and practical information on the exam process for ophthalmic and optometric assistants. Optimize your results with OCT imaging and other innovative technologies used in today’s ophthalmic offices, clinics, and hospitals. Stay up to date with new drugs being used to treat a diverse range of eye diseases and disorders. Learn how to assist the newest refractive cataract surgery procedures. Update your knowledge of CPR procedures.

The Complete Guide to Ocular History Taking

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Author: Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556423697

Category: Medical

Page: 137

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The Complete Guide to Ocular History Taking is a handy reference tool while administering an eye exam to a patient, making it ideal for on-the-job training. Because it is organized by topic, this manual is quick and easy to use. An accurate history is crucial in any eye exam. In this book, Jan Ledford not only advises you on patient confidentiality and how to condense a lengthy narrative, but also provides tips on patient rapport. Specific questions to ask the patient are included regarding ocular and systemic disorders, visual and physical symptoms, and medications. This handy manual will lead you in the right direction to increase efficiency and accuracy in ocular history taking.

Klinische Ophthalmologie

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Author: Jack J. Kanski

Publisher: "Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag"

ISBN: 3437171321

Category: Medical

Page: 928

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Der Bestseller im Fachgebiet Augenheilkunde Den kennt jeder, den will jeder haben: Die Klinische Ophthalmologie von Kanski ist seit 25 Jahren der Bestseller weltweit! Denn in diesem Standardwerk finden Sie die gesamte Augenheilkunde so, wie Sie sie brauchen: aktuell, praxisnah und perfekt erklärt. - über 2700 hervorragende Fotos und erklärende Zeichnungen mit gut verständlichem Lehrbuchtext - geschrieben von einem der renommiertesten Experten der Augenheilkunde - Alles über Augenerkrankungen- und störungen finden Sie hier! Die gesamte Augenheilkunde - prägnant geschrieben und brillant illustriert! Seit über 25 Jahren ist Kanskis Klinische Ophthalmologie ein weltweiter Bestseller. Das Werk ist Atlas und Augenheilkunde-Lehrbuch zugleich: kurze und praxisnahe Texte, kombiniert mit über 2700 hochwertigen klinischen Fotos und detaillierten Schemazeichnungen verdeutlichen sowohl bewährte als auch innovative Verfahren zur Diagnostik und Therapie der Augenerkrankungen und sorgen für maximale Verständlichkeit. Neu in der 7. Auflage: - Alle Inhalte vollständig überarbeitet und aktualisiert - Über 2700 hochwertige Abbildungen, davon 1000 erstmals in dieser Auflage - Aktuelles Management der altersabhängigen Makuladegeneration inkl. VEGF-Inhibitoren-Therapie - Neueste Entwicklungen in der Untersuchung (z. B. OCT) und Behandlung von Netzhaut und Sehnervenerkrankungen - Update der Pharmakotherapie z.B. bei Augeninfektionen und Glaukom - Bewährte und innovative chirurgische Methoden - Kosmetische Chirurgie - Diagnostik und Illustration systemischer Begleiterkrankungen - Zusätzliches Kapitel: Okulare Nebenwirkungen systemischer Medikamente Sowohl für Ärzte in der Ausbildung als auch für praktizierende Ophthalmologen ist dieses Standardwerk ein absolutes Muss!

Ophthalmic Medical Assisting

An Independent Study Course

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Author: Emanuel Ed Newmark

Publisher: Amer Academy of Ophthalmology

ISBN: 9781615252879

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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Successful completion of this course serves as a prerequisite for the Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) examination administered by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO). TEXTBOOK: The fully illustrated core textbook describes 44 procedures step by step and covers all topics in both the U.S. and international curricula. It includes new chapters on ocular motility; low vision; ethics, legal and regulatory issues; and community health eye care. Each chapter includes self-assessment questions and suggested activities and resources. ONLINE EXAM: The exam consists of 228 multiple-choice questions that are aligned with the content of the textbook. The new online format provides immediate feedback on the test taker s performance. Those who pass the exam with a score of 80 percent or higher instantly receive a letter confirming successful completion. Those who do not pass are given a second exam attempt for free. **This product consists of both the textbook and the online exam. You will receive a card with a license key and instructions on how to access the exam online.

Books in Print

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Uveitis

Klinik, Diagnose, Therapie Ein Leitfaden für die Praxis

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Author: Ronald E. Smith,Robert A. Nozik

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642708099

Category: Medical

Page: 292

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Atlas der Computerperimetrie

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Author: Jörg Weber

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 364250177X

Category: Medical

Page: 237

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Anschaulichkeit und gerätebezogene Allgemeingültigkeit zeichnen diesen neuen Atlas der Computerperimetrie aus. Der Autor schildert Prinzip, Strategien und Programme eines Computerperimeters. Anhand zahlreicher Befundbeispiele zu den verschiedenen Erkrankungen veranschaulicht er Darstellungsarten und Regeln der Interpretation sowie typische Befunde bei allen wichtigen Erkrankungen. Angaben zur Differentialdiagnose, schematisch in einem Flußdiagramm erläutert, sowie zur Verlaufsbeurteilung - mit und ohne statistische Hilfsprogramme - runden den Atlas ab.

The Ophthalmic Surgical Assistant

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Author: Regina Boess-Lott,Sharon Stecik

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556424038

Category: Medical

Page: 125

View: 2010

The Basic Bookshelf for Eyecare Professionals is a series that provides fundamental and advanced material with a clinical approach to clinicians and students. A special effort was made to include information needed for the certification exams in ophthalmic and optometric assisting, as well as for surgical assistants, opticians, plus low vision, and contact lens examiners. This book contains basic guidelines and typical scenarios that the ophthalmic surgical assistant needs to know. The text begins with the operative patient, including preoperative testing and consents, and travels through the operating room experience. Topics include gowning and gloving, preparing trays and tables, and sterilization techniques. Detailed descriptions of common operative procedures such as plastics, cataract, corneal, and retinal procedures are also included. Operative notes are written on a minute-by-minute basis so the reader can become familiar with the instruments and other implements, and the order in which they are used. This text will help prepare the ophthalmic assistant for any setting, whether it be hospital or office based.

Taschenbuch der Mathematik

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Author: Ilja N. Bronstein,Heiner Mühlig,Gerhard Musiol,Konstantin A. Semendjajew

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783808556719

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Page: 1231

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