Ophthalmic Medical Assisting

Author: Emanuel Newmark
Publisher:
ISBN: 156055598X
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Ophthalmic assistants

This fourth edition has been revised to include two new chapters important to ophthalmic assistants - refractive surgery concepts and procedures, practice management and coding.

The Ophthalmic Assistant E Book

Author: Harold A. Stein
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455733460
Release Date: 2012-08-15
Genre: Medical

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 Ophthalmic Surgical Assistant

Author: Regina Boess-Lott
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556424035
Release Date: 1999
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, 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.

Ophthalmic Medical Assisting

Author: Emanuel Ed Newmark
Publisher: Amer Academy of Ophthalmology
ISBN: 1615252878
Release Date: 2012-03-01
Genre: Medical

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.

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 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 Assistant Exam Review Manual

Author: Janice K. Ledford
Publisher: Slack
ISBN: 1617110582
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Medical

"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.

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.

The Ophthalmic Assistant

Author: Harold Aaron Stein
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 032303330X
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

Simply written and well illustrated, this New Edition provides all the practical information ophthalmic and optometric assistants and technicians need to complete their day-to-day tasks, including paramedical training, ophthalmic technology, and efficient ophthalmic office management. It also serves as a useful guide for ophthalmic practice, featuring up-to-date coverage of ophthalmic diseases, surgical procedures, the latest medications, and the newest contact lenses. Readers will also find detailed information on the latest equipment used in practice and the skills required to understand the use of each piece in the clinical setting. Features useful appendices that provide quick reference to hospital/practice forms for learning efficient patient record keeping, conversion tables, numerous language translations, ocular emergencies, pharmaceuticals, and more. Includes an easy-to-access glossary of ophthalmic terminology used in practice. Presents chapter outlines and self-assessment questions. Features the latest advances in cataract, refractive, and strabismus eye surgery, as well as the latest pharmacologic agents. Discusses the hottest topics in the field, such as phacoemulsification, MRI, and pediatric ophthalmology. Includes new chapters on wavefront and custom ablation · topography · computerized COT · optical dispensing · ethics and confidentiality · and ophthalmic assisting for international medical personnel. Presents an expanded section on ophthalmic terminology that includes more optometric entries, as well as and expanded translations section featuring Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Spanish, and Portuguese. Offers more comprehensive and practical information on the certification/recertification process for ophthalmic and optometric assistants. Uses new full-color images throughout to provide a better visual guide to identifying ophthalmic disorders, explaining difficult concepts-including surgical techniques-and showing the newest equipment used in ophthalmology and optometry. With 21 contributing experts

Fundamentals for Ophthalmic Technical Personnel

Author: Barbara Cassin
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 0721649319
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Medical

This textbook discusses ophthalmic sciences, neuroanatomy, and optics in detail, and includes full coverage of technical skills and pathology. The skills are explained in an easy-to-follow procedure format, with many illustrations. It includes numerous examples to better convey concepts, as well as an appendix and practice problems to demonstrate ophthalmic calculations.

The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Illustrated Manual of Ophthalmology

Author: Neil J. Friedman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781416061755
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

With high quality color images combined with up-to-date treatment guidelines and a proven template, the third edition of The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Illustrated Manual of Ophthalmology is a vital companion for every ophthalmic trainee, primary care practitioner and emergency trauma unit. The bonus PDA software allows you to access the entire contents of the manual on the go. Provides thorough, easily accessible and up-to-date information for all common eye disorders, creating an all-in-one resource for quick diagnosis and treatment. Uses highlighted emergency management boxes for a clear presentation of the crucial treatment of critical situations. Follows a templated format with key boxes highlighting important information. Presents full-color photographs throughout so you can compare real case presentations for more accurate diagnosis. Orders chapters anatomically (not by ophthalmic subspecialty) making it easier to locate the desired information by looking at the effected area. Provides a complete and thorough update with expanded sections, including age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, uveitis, glaucoma, dry eye, and refractive surgeries. Incorporates over 100 new high quality clinical color photos plus spectral domain OCT, CT scan, fluorescein angiogram, visual field, and corneal topography images. Adds brand new appendices outlining basic eye care and differential diagnosis information to help minimize wasted time in the clinic. Offers immediate and convenient access to the whole manual when on the go with bonus PDA software.

Slatter s Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology

Author: David J Maggs
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437723683
Release Date: 2012-12-01
Genre:

Practical, clinically focused coverage provides a one-stop diagnostic guide to ophthalmic disease in small and large animals including birds and exotic pets.Logical organization by anatomic region makes topics easy to locate.Nearly 1,000 color images present illustrated, step-by-step procedures that guide you through the recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of ocular conditions you are most likely to encounter.A team of three internationally respected veterinary ophthalmologists co-edit this reference to provide comprehensive, clinical expertise.Useful tables and charts summarize important facts and show treatment instructions at a glance."Clinical Tips" boxes offer helpful practice advice. NEW pharmaceutical therapies and procedural techniques provide the most current diagnostic and treatment methods.Extensive updates including the latest information on pharmacology, eyelid surgery, tear film deficiencies, and retinal disease help you provide the most current, effective care.NEW sections on ophthalmic diseases of chinchillas and guinea pigs provide expert guidance in the care of these increasingly popular exotic pets.NEW!" "Detailed table of contents describes the specifics of coverage in each chapter.NEW! Pageburst companion website makes the entire contents of the book fully searchable. "Sold separately. "