Genetic Syndromes in Primary Care Optometry

James Kundart OD, MEd, FAAO

COPE #31302-SD

Expires: April 1, 2014

1 credits, $39

Section: General Optometry / Systemic Disease


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Course Description:

Genetic syndromes can affect both ocular and systemic health and functioning. Particularly of note to the primary care optometrist are CHARGE Association, Cockayne, Laurence-Moon/Bardet-Biedl, Noonan, Prader-Willi, and Turner Syndromes.

Course Objectives:

This course will cover optometric diagnosis and management of the following six genetic syndromes:

  1. CHARGE Association
  2. Cockayne
  3. Laurence-Moon/Bardet-Biedl
  4. Noonan
  5. Prader-Willi
  6. Turner