The Optician Training Manual

Author: David McCleary
Publisher: Santa Rosa Publishing
ISBN: 9780615193816
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

Learn how to achieve excellence and exceed expectations in fitting, dispensing, and customer-centered service. The Optician Training Manual will help you provide effective and consistent optician training, whether you are training new opticians or seasoned ones. Not an ABO study guide filled with optical theory and calculations never used in actual practice. The Optician Training Manual is designed with how you actually work in mind. This book will have new opticians trained and on the floor as quickly as possible and will feel comfortable in that role. Seasoned opticians will improve their decision making skills, taking them to the next level in providing exceptional eyeglasses and service.

System for Ophthalmic Dispensing

Author: Clifford W. Brooks
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702038914
Release Date: 2006-10-12
Genre: Medical

The ultimate ophthalmic dispensing reference, this book provides a step-by-step system for properly fitting and adjusting eyewear. It covers every aspect of dispensing — from basic terminology to frame selection to eyewear fitting, adjusting, and repairing. Perfect for both students who are just learning about dispensing and practitioners who want to keep their skills up to date, this resource offers in-depth discussions of all types of lenses, including multifocal, progressive, absorptive, safety, recreational, aspheric, and high index. Plus, it goes beyond the basics to explore the "how" and "why" behind lens selection, to help you better understand and meet your patients' vision needs. A glossary of key terms provides easy access to definitions. Proficiency tests at the end of each chapter reinforce your understanding of the material through multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, matching, and true/false questions. A new full-color design with hundreds of illustrations that clearly demonstrate key procedures, concepts, and techniques. Updated coverage of the latest dispensing procedures and equipment. Detailed information on the newest types of lenses, including progressive, absorptive, aspheric, and atoric. Updated photos feature more current frames and lenses, keeping the book up to date with today's eye care trends.

Optical Training

Author: Davey M. Wooton
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0750674776
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Medical

Opticianry is a large and growing ophthalmic specialty. This practical resource provides readers with a basic working knowledge of optics and office procedures. Offering a solid foundation of "need to know" information within about 4 weeks, this handbook is an ideal, basic reference for the non-optician receiving on-the-job training. Essential information is presented in a clear and easily digested format. A trainer schedule/checklist provides consistency in training. Coverage of optics provides readers with the basic knowledge they need. Assessments are included at the end of each section to help assess the level of knowledge. Answers are included at the end of the book. Each level begins with objectives and a list of tasks to master, so readers know exactly what is expected of them prior to beginning each section. Up to date references and suggested readings refer the reader to additional titles for more in-depth coverage. Basic line drawings of anatomy and spectacle lenses enhance reader understanding and comprehension of each topic presented.

Complete Optometric Assistant

Author: Sarah Morgan
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780750688888
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

THE COMPLETE OPTOMETRIC ASSISTANT will be your valued guide through all of the above. Sarah Morgan draws on her experience as an optometrist teaching optometric assistants to take you step-by-step and with clarity and authority through each of these areas and more in one handy volume. Comprehensive and extremely practical, this book will be indispensable reading for all front-line practice staff, as well as being enormously useful to students and dispensing opticians.

All about Your Eyes

Author: Sharon Fekrat
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822336995
Release Date: 2005-12
Genre: Health & Fitness

A short book on common eye conditions, geared for use as a reference guide by patients and their families, containing descriptions, symptoms, treatment options, and prognoses of general opthalmologic conditions.

Optical Formulas Tutorial

Author: Ellen D. Stoner
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 0750675047
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

Designed for students and professionals preparing for the ABO certification exam or wishing to quickly brush up on optical formulas, this easy-to-use workbook contains optical formulas, definitions, and walk-through problems with practical examples throughout. Rather than searching through dozens of optics books, readers will find all relevant information here in one source. Coverage includes everything from sine, cosine and tangent to resultant prism and resolving prism to polarized filters - and much more! Features a user-friendly format that facilitates the review process, with practical examples throughout. Provides a convenient review of optical formulas and basic math problems. Begins each chapter with a brief discussion of the topic, then proceeds with exercises and examples; answers are provided at the end of the book. New work-text design allows the reader to complete practice exercises within the book and section being studied. More complex formulas include "how to use the calculator" boxes, and multiple choice review sections have been added to the sections. Advanced exercises such as non-formula exercises are now included throughout.

Optics For Dummies

Author: Galen Duree
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118017234
Release Date: 2011-08-02
Genre: Science

Presents an introduction to optical science, covering such topics as the nature of light and optical effects; reflection, refraction, and diffraction; color dispersion; optical devices; and laser lights.

Clinical Management of Binocular Vision

Author: Mitchell Scheiman
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781777844
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

This basic text covers the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of the most prevalent vision disorders in a clinical optometrist's or ophthalmologist's practice. Coverage includes the most common non-strabismic binocular vision disorders, including accommodative and eye movement disorders as well as amblyopia. Coverage of each diagnostic category includes background information, symptoms, case analysis, and management options. Case studies appear at the end of each chapter. This edition includes three new chapters on primary care of binocular vision, accommodative and eye movement disorders; myopia control; and binocular vision problems associated with refractive surgery. The thoroughly revised chapters on vision therapy procedures and instrumentation describe the latest equipment and computer software. The chapters on advanced diagnostic and management issues have been updated with the latest research.

Training for the New Alpinism

Author: Steve House
Publisher: Patagonia
ISBN: 9781938340246
Release Date: 2014-03-11
Genre: Sports & Recreation

In Training for the New Alpinism, Steve House, world-class climber and Patagonia ambassador, and Scott Johnston, coach of U.S. National Champions and World Cup Nordic Skiers, translate training theory into practice to allow you to coach yourself to any mountaineering goal. Applying training practices from other endurance sports, House and Johnston demonstrate that following a carefully designed regimen is as effective for alpinism as it is for any other endurance sport and leads to better performance. They deliver detailed instruction on how to plan and execute training tailored to your individual circumstances. Whether you work as a banker or a mountain guide, live in the city or the country, are an ice climber, a mountaineer heading to Denali, or a veteran of 8,000-meter peaks, your understanding of how to achieve your goals grows exponentially as you work with this book. Chapters cover endurance and strength training theory and methodology, application and planning, nutrition, altitude, mental fitness, and assessing your goals and your strengths. Chapters are augmented with inspiring essays by world-renowned climbers, including Ueli Steck, Mark Twight, Peter Habeler, Voytek Kurtyka, and Will Gadd. Filled with photos, graphs, and illustrations.

The Contact Lens Manual

Author: Andrew Gasson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702046025
Release Date: 2010-07-08
Genre: Medical

The Contact Lens Manual continues to meet the needs of a new generation of optometrists, dispensing opticians, contact lens practitioners and students who require clear and reliable information for fitting a complete range of contact lenses. The fourth edition of this best-selling classic, now in full colour throughout, provides the most up-to-date guidance in all aspects of today’s lenses in a practical and easy to use manual. Featuring new developments in lens types, care regimes and current practices, this manual offers a complete package to help readers expand their lens knowledge, improve fitting and optimise patient care. The authors use a down-to-earth practical approach to distil years of experience into one handy volume. A bullet point style makes the information easily accessible. Key information is presented so it can be quickly located. Practical tips, clinical pearls, helpful advice, and warnings are presented in boxes so readers can see at a glance what to do. Features updates to all chapters and lens types with a wealth of new information on silicone hydrogels, toric soft lenses, rigid gas-permeable fitting and patient after care. Presents a new chapter on dry eyes with expert guidance on treatment and practical management advice. Includes an expanded illustration programme and page design with full colour throughout including colour-coded sections and boxes to highlight key information for easier learning.

Endoscopy of the Upper GI Tract

Author: Berthold Block
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 9781588906762
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Genre: Medical

The essential guide to mastering endoscopic techniques of the upper GI tractWhile technological advances have made endoscopy one of the most common procedures for examining the upper GI tract, learning how to maneuver the instruments and interpret the images can be frustrating for those without experience. Designed specifically for those in training, Endoscopy of the Upper GI Tract -- with its more than 770 illustrations and user-friendly format -- is the most comprehensive instructional guide available.Beginning with a detailed introduction to all aspects of the endoscopic examination, this lavishly illustrated guide features:- Clear descriptions and images of all of the instruments and how and when they are used- Artfully combined photographs and 3D illustrations showing the exact location of the endoscope in relation to the anatomy of the immediate region- Step-by-step instructions for handling the endoscope, such as insertion, air insufflation, irrigation, and more- Useful checklists and tables that lay out the procedures from beginning to end, including preparations, necessary medication and anesthesia, required staff and supplemental equipment, potential risks and complications, etc.The book also encompasses a complete full-color atlas that illustrates the entire spectrum of both normal and pathological findings. In addition to detailed explanations of each finding, the authors provide- The endoscopic criteria and the most important differential diagnoses for each disorder- Series of images showing common variants, as well as comparison photographs of differential diagnoses -Useful guidelines for proper documentation A guide to interventional and extended examination techniques rounds out the text. All procedures, from treating upper gastrointestinal bleeding and collecting specimens to placing a duodenal tube and removing foreign bodies, are treated in full detail. With its generous layout -- only one procedure is featured on every page -- and copious high-quality illustrations, Endoscopy of the Upper GI Tract is an essential for anyone wishing to master the subtleties of this most rewarding technique.

Comptia A in 21 Days Training Manual

Author: C. V. Conner
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1312254416
Release Date: 2014-06-05
Genre: Computers

Potential A+ Candidates, Look No Further! The Absolute Fastest A+ Beginner's Method Available Today. So Comprehensive and Yet Easy to Follow It Will Blow Your Mind! You don't need a professor to help you figure out why you need an affordable inside track to Comptia 2013 A+ objectives to quickly help launch your new A+ career. And now from bestselling author C.V.Conner comes the fastest beginners method available to Comptia A+ certification! This comprehensive yet easy to follow self-training manual covers all the objectives for exams 220-801 and 220-802, starting you at the basics and going through all the new technologies that have been added on the new edition exams, to help get you prepared for the A+ exams in just 21 days! So well laid out, this comprehensive training manual will also serve as an essential on-the-job reference after certification.

Spanish for Opticians

Author: Command Spanish Inc.
Publisher:
ISBN: 1888467428
Release Date: 2005-06-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This book is a collection of more than 250 specific Spanish language commands, statements, and questions that help opticians better serve their Spanish-speaking clients. No prior knowledge of Spanish is required to use this book. Practicing opticians and native Spanish-speakers have reviewed the book for authenticity/accuracy. The book and audio CD help opticians assist clients in selecting and fitting glasses, accept glasses for repair and/or adjustments, collect personal, medical and insurance information, and much more.