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Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist Exam Review Manual

Author: Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556424229

Category: Medical

Page: 205

View: 1839

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.
Medical

Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual

Author: Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556426483

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 823

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.
Medical

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Review Manual

Author: Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556426421

Category: Medical

Page: 182

View: 1174

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.
Medical

Clinical Skills for the Ophthalmic Examination

Basic Procedures

Author: Lindy DuBois

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556427497

Category: Medical

Page: 122

View: 369

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.
Medical

The Ophthalmic Surgical Assistant

Author: Regina Boess-Lott,Sharon Stecik

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556424038

Category: Medical

Page: 125

View: 9030

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.
Medical

Ophthalmic Medications and Pharmacology

Author: Brian Duvall,Robert M. Kershner

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556427503

Category: Medical

Page: 130

View: 6485

For those who are new to the subject, ocular pharmacology can be a difficult and sometimes overwhelming topic.nbsp; Ophthalmic Medications and Pharmacology, Second Edition is a reader-friendly guide that provides a quick review and basic clinical reference of ocular pharmacology. nbsp; In this updated and revised second edition, Drs. Duvall and Kershner present an overview to the medication and drugs found most commonly in ophthalmic practice without overwhelming those professionals new to the subject.nbsp; nbsp; Ophthalmic Medications and Pharmacology concisely reviews commonly used and prescribed medications, how they work, dosage, therapeutic use, and potential side effects.nbsp; This new edition also highlights key information for patients about the medications they encounter and are prescribed in the clinic. nbsp; Ophthalmic staff, students, and research professionals looking for an introduction and basic go-to guide will welcome having a copy of Ophthalmic Medications and Pharmacology by their side. New to this edition: ·nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; An appendix focused on the drug approval process. ·nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; A chapter on retinal therapies. ·nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; Study icons to assist in the learning process. ·nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; New coverage of vasoconstrictors. nbsp; nbsp;
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The Complete Guide to Ocular History Taking

Author: Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556423697

Category: Medical

Page: 137

View: 6854

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.
Medical

Clinical Ocular Photography

Author: Denise Cunningham

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556423772

Category: Medical

Page: 140

View: 2922

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 concise, easy-to-read manual is an excellent introduction to the fundamental techniques of film based imaging of the eye. With a back-to-basics approach this text will reduce any fear or anxiety that you may have related to learning the craft of ocular photography. Clinical Ocular Photography is organized in a way that allows quick and easy understanding on a specific subject. Each chapter stands alone, allowing the reader to tackle one specific topic at a time. With clear explanations of all clinical uses of photography in ophthalmology, this book is the perfect resource for the beginning or experienced ocular photographer.
Medical

Ocular Anatomy and Physiology

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

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556427923

Category: Medical

Page: 181

View: 8386

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.
Medical

The Ophthalmic Assistant

A Text for Allied and Associated Ophthalmic Personnel

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

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323394787

Category: Medical

Page: 912

View: 4099

Freeman, is your go-to resource for practical, up-to-date guidance on ocular diseases, surgical procedures, medications, and equipment, as well as paramedical procedures and office management in the ophthalmology, optometry, opticianry or eye care settings. Thoroughly updated content and more than 1,000 full-color illustrations cover all the knowledge and skills you need for your day-to-day duties as well as success on certification and recertification exams. This comprehensive text provides essential learning and practical guidance for ophthalmic assistants, technicians, medical technologists, physician assistants, and all others involved in ocular care, helping each become a valuable asset to the eye care team. Full-color visual guidance for identification of ophthalmic disorders, explanations of difficult concepts, and depictions of the newest equipment used in ophthalmology and optometry. Quick-reference appendices provide hospital/practice forms for more efficient patient record keeping, conversion tables, and numerous language translations, plus information on ocular emergencies, pharmaceuticals, and more. Updated throughout with the latest information on basic science, new testing procedures, new equipment, the role of the assistant in the practice, and an expanded chapter on OCT imaging. A new bonus color image atlas tests your clinical recognition of disease and disorders of the eye. Four brand-new chapters cover the latest industry advances regarding dry eye, vision function and impairment, uveitis, and surgical correction of presbyopia.
Ophthalmic assistants

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Review Manual

Author: Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781556423338

Category: Ophthalmic assistants

Page: 202

View: 3876

This manual is essential preparation for the COA certification exam. Over 750 questions are included covering all of the topics addressed on the exam, such as measuring & recording acuity, lensometry, ocular dressings & shields, tonometry, instruments, & the A-scan, just to name a few. Score yourself on tough questions that could be on the exam. Explanatory answers are given so that the reader is able to completely understand the reason for the correct answer. Study & test taking strategies are also provided, along with suggestions for additional reading.
Medical

Handbook of Clinical Ophthalmology for Eyecare Professionals

Author: Janice K. Ledford

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 1556424647

Category: Medical

Page: 370

View: 3189

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.
Medical

The Slit Lamp Primer

Author: Janice K. Ledford,Valerie N. Sanders

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556427473

Category: Medical

Page: 146

View: 8772

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.
Medical

Optics, Retinoscopy, and Refractometry

Author: Al Lens

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556427480

Category: Medical

Page: 130

View: 2756

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.
Medical

The Retinoscopy Book

An Introductory Manual for Eye Care Professionals

Author: John M. Corboy

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556426230

Category: Medical

Page: 141

View: 1554

For over 25 years, The Retinoscopy Book: An Introductory Manual for Eye Care Professionals has been the only basic instruction manual designed specifically to teach the art of clinical retinoscopy. This best-selling classic has been updated and revised to include the latest changes involving the retinoscope, and to meet the developing needs of students in ophthalmology and optometry. Sections on minus cylinders, concave mirror retinoscopy for high refractive errors, and a catalog of instruments have been expanded to reflect the most recent innovations. New sections on retinoscopy after refractive surgery and instrument maintenance are unique to this fifth edition. This text is designed to supplement the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) instruction courses for technicians or to facilitate a do-it-yourself training program for ophthalmology residents, ophthalmic technicians, optometry students, and other eye care professionals in training. Figures and illustrations supplement time-tested exercises to facilitate learning. The user-friendly format prevalent throughout the text enables students to develop a complete understanding of the retinoscope and its many uses.
Ophthalmic assistants

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Study Guide

Author: Emanuel Newmark,Lama Al-Aswad

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781615251001

Category: Ophthalmic assistants

Page: 257

View: 7990

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.
Medical

Cram Session in Goniometry

A Handbook for Students & Clinicians

Author: Lynn Van Ost

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 1556428987

Category: Medical

Page: 175

View: 2106

When all you need is a basic understanding of goniometry. When concise and illustrative examples of goniometric techniques will provide exactly what the rehabilitation professional needs—Look to Cram Session in Goniometry: A Handbook for Students and Clinicians for quick and “at your fingertips” facts. Cram Session in Goniometry by Lynn Van Ost is a concise and abundantly illustrated quick reference which provides the rehabilitation professional with a very basic approach to various goniometric techniques. Organized in a “head to toe” format, Cram Session in Goniometry takes user-friendly and efficient learning to a new level. What is in your “Cram Session”: • Photographs depicting each goniometric measurement • Breakdown of each body region covered • Each type of joint, capsular pattern, average range of motion, patient positioning, goniometric alignment, patient substitutions, and alternative methods of measurement • Over 190 photographs Cram Session in Goniometry: A Handbook for Students and Clinicians is an informative, well-organized handbook for all students and clinicians in physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training and orthopedics.
Ophthalmic assistants

Ophthalmic Medical Assisting

An Independent Study Course

Author: Emanuel Newmark

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781560555988

Category: Ophthalmic assistants

Page: 350

View: 327

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

Textbook on Clinical Ocular Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Author: Renu Agarwal,Sushma Srivastava

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9351523411

Category: Medical

Page: 354

View: 3969

This book is a comprehensive guide to ocular pharmacology for trainees and practising ophthalmologists. Beginning with the basic physiological aspects of ocular pharmacology and ophthalmic drug administration, the following sections discuss different types of drugs used in the treatment of eye disease. The final sections examine contact lens care systems, nutritional supplements and adverse effects of systematically administered drugs into the eye. This useful, quick reference text is highly illustrated with more than 145 images and tables. Key points Comprehensive guide to ocular pharmacology for trainees and practising ophthalmologists Covers different drugs for treatment of eye diseases Includes section on adverse effects of systematically administered drugs Highly illustrated with more than 145 images and tables

Athletic Training Exam Review

A Student Guide to Success

Author: Lynn Van Ost,Karen Lew Feirman,Karen Manfre

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781630913649

Category:

Page: 300

View: 6564

With more than 17 years of guiding students, Athletic Training Exam Review: A Student Guide to Success emerges with a new Sixth Edition to lead the way in exam preparation. Always evolving, the Sixth Edition includes a new chapter on evidence-based practice, 170 new clinical questions, and is updated to reflect all BOC changes. Combined with the ample supply of test questions, special tests assessment videos, and scenario-based testlets, athletic training students can approach exam day with confidence. Athletic Training Exam Review: A Student Guide to Success, Sixth Edition provides detailed reasoning behind the correct answer that will assist students in highlighting their individual strengths and weaknesses, as well as features a variety of changes that reflect current trends in academic testing, patient evaluation, and critical thinking. Combining the experiences and knowledge of Lynn Van Ost, Dr. Karen Lew Feirman, and Karen Manfre, students can expect a comprehensive review tool to aid in the study portion of their athletic training education. Inside the text you will find: * Multiple choice questions--over 1,150 questions * True/false questions--95 questions * Applied decision making questions--over 25 realistic clinical scenario questions * Skills assessment questions--over 25 questions about realistic tests and procedures * Critical thinking questions--over 50 scenario-based problems Faculty will welcome the addition of ancillary materials that include sample tests to be used in the classroom at www.efacultylounge.com. Online testing components include: * Multiple choice questions--5 exams of 150 randomly selected questions from an online bank of 450 questions * True/false questions--5 exams of 30 randomly selected questions from an online bank of 95 questions * Video segments--13 special tests assessment videos that offer 3 questions to enhance the studying process * Testlet questions--39 scenario-based questions of common or related items, progress through each scenario with 4 sets of multiple choice questions * Identification questions--12 anatomically based questions incorporating a "drag and drop" feature to reinforce the learning process * Applied decision making questions--3 tests (2 problems each) of clinical scenario examples--apply what you have learned to solve the situation * Critical thinking questions--10 problem-based questions related to medical conditions--narrow down the answer choices to the correct diagnosis With the new and updated Athletic Training Exam Review: A Student Guide to Success, students can feel more confident than ever utilizing the Sixth Edition for BOC exam preparation.