Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist Exam Review Manual

Author: Janice K. Ledford
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556424221
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Genre: Medical

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

Author: Janice K. Ledford
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556426488
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Medical

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 Review Manual

Author: Janice K. Ledford
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556426429
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Medical

The Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Review Manual, Second 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 650 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. Features: Study tips and hints. An "Answers by Category” section that allows students to identify weaknesses. Explanatory answers for every question. Latest JCAHPO criteria. Computer testing information.

The Complete Guide to Ocular History Taking

Author: Janice K. Ledford
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556423691
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Medical

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.

Clinical Skills for the Ophthalmic Examination

Author: Lindy DuBois
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556427492
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

The step-by-step, instructional guide for the most common ophthalmic instruments and procedures has been updated to a second edition. This book provides details on tests frequently performed in the office and provides instructions on the proper way to perform them. The author focuses on presenting fundamental instruction in a clear and easy-to-use manual. Essential chapters, such as those on patient history, medications, allergies, and refractive surgery have been updated to offer critical information for the ophthalmic professional.

Occupational outlook handbook

Author: Dept. of Labor
Publisher: JIST Works
ISBN: 156370160X
Release Date: 1994-06-01
Genre: Business & Economics

This low-cost edition of the U.S. Department of Labor's popular career exploration guide describes more than 250 jobs in which 85% of the American workforce are employed. Valuable information about each occupation includes a description of the work itself, employment outlook and opportunities, earnings, related occupations, training and advancement, and sources of additional information.

Occupational Outlook Handbook 1994 1995

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 0788107941
Release Date: 1994-05-01
Genre:

A nationally recognized, best-selling reference work. An easy-to-use, comprehensive "encyclopedia" of today's occupations & tomorrow's hiring trends. Describes in detail some 250 occupations -- covering about 104 million jobs, or 85% of all jobs in the U.S. Each description discuses the nature of the work; working conditions; employment; training, other qualifications, & advancement; job outlook; earnings; related occupations; & sources of additional information. Revised every 2 years.

Handbook of Clinical Ophthalmology for Eyecare Professionals

Author: Janice K. Ledford
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 9781556424649
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Medical

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. This handbook is a compilation of information from books in the Basic Bookshelf for Eyecare Professionals. This book serves as an ophthalmic pocket companion for the eyecare paraprofessional, complementary to the entire series. With 100 tables and illustrations throughout the text, the reader will find this an extremely useful guide covering essentially every aspect of patient care. Tables regarding tests, drugs, disorders, motility, first aid, microbiology, and more will have you pulling this book out frequently, even in the exam room. The condensed format makes it ideal for studying as well.

Klinische Ophthalmologie

Author: Jack J. Kanski
Publisher: "Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag"
ISBN: 9783437171321
Release Date: 2015-06-03
Genre: Medical

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!

Quick as a wink Guide to Training Your Eye Care Staff

Author: Janice K. Ledford
Publisher: Slack Incorporated
ISBN: 1556429231
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Medical

Quick-as-a-Wink Guide to Training Your Eye Care Staff Janice K. Ledford, COMT Quick-as-a-Wink Guide to Training Your Eye Care Staff is your road map to training eye care staff. This brief, unique manual shows you what references to use in educating your staff, from basic to advanced skills. The handbook helps you develop a comprehensive instruction plan and thereby run a more efficient office. This pint-sized volume by Janice K. Ledford packs essential index-style information within its pages. While references for most skills are listed directly, as a single entry, the more involved skills (visual fields, for example) are represented by skills sheets that are formatted to include background knowledge, alphabetized skill elements, instrumentation (when appropriate), and related skills and topics (when appropriate). Select Skills Include: Basic skills (history taking, visual acuity, tonometry) Optometric skills (lensometry, vertex distance, pupillary distance) Optical skills (frame selection, lens verification, contact lenses) Special skills (exophthalmometry, ultrasound, OCT) Motility skills (cover tests, three-step test, Maddox rod) Corneal evaluation (pachymetry, slit lamp, keratometry) Basic health care skills (hand washing, standard precautions, vital signs) Unique Features: References 30 books by SLACK Incorporated Shows trainer where to find information needed to teach a specific skill Provides trainee/student with references to learn a specific skill and/or prepare for certification exams, and what book shows more detail An essential aid in selecting the appropriate educational books for your office staff With no other book like it on the market, Quick-as-a-Wink Guide to Training Your Eye Care Staff is a must-have for anyone working in an ophthalmic, optometric or optical office, and those studying for certification exams, in addition to those who select reference books for students, offices, and clinics.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Author:
Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office
ISBN: STANFORD:24502547603
Release Date: 1994-05-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Discusses the duties, earnings, qualifications, and opportunities for over 200 occupations, from lawyers and computer programmers to carpenters and typists

Overview of Ocular Surgery and Surgical Counseling

Author: Kim Pickett
Publisher: Slack Incorporated
ISBN: 1556423322
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Genre: Medical

All eyecare personnel involved in patient education and surgical counseling will find this book valuable. It provides an overview of the most common ophthalmic surgical procedures including various aspects of corneal, glaucoma, cataract, strabismus, and retinal surgeries. Topics also include the operative patient and surgical scheduling. This easy-to-understand text gives readers a solid background from which they can then explain the process to the potential surgical candidate or the preoperative patient. Each chapter includes a specific counseling outline and the appendix provides drawings that can be used in patient education.