Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual

Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual Author Janice K. Ledford
ISBN-10 1556426488
Release 2004
Pages 256
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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

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Review Manual Author Janice K. Ledford
ISBN-10 1617110582
Release 2012
Pages 336
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"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.



Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist Exam Review Manual

Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist Exam Review Manual Author Janice K. Ledford
ISBN-10 1556424221
Release 1999-01-01
Pages 205
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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 Study Guide

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Study Guide Author Emanuel Newmark
ISBN-10 1615251006
Release 2010
Pages 257
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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.



The Ophthalmic Assistant

The Ophthalmic Assistant Author Harold A. Stein
ISBN-10 9781455733460
Release 2012-08-15
Pages 928
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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.



Clinical Skills for the Ophthalmic Examination

Clinical Skills for the Ophthalmic Examination Author Lindy DuBois
ISBN-10 1556427492
Release 2006
Pages 122
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The step-by-step, instructional guide for the most common ophthalmic instruments and procedures has been updated to a second edition. Clinical Skills for the Ophthalmic Examination: Basic Procedures, Second Edition provides details on tests frequently performed in the office and provides instructions on the proper way to perform them. Lindy DuBois 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. New to this edition: An expanded History section with a detailed patient interview to comply with new regulations. Expanded Interim History section to include patients with low vision. New sections on Exophthalmometry and A-Scan Biometry. Make Clinical Skills for the Ophthalmic Examination: Basic Procedures, Second Edition your go-to text for information on the latest procedures and instruments used in the clinic today.



The Complete Guide to Ocular History Taking

The Complete Guide to Ocular History Taking Author Janice K. Ledford
ISBN-10 1556423691
Release 1998-01-01
Pages 137
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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 Little Eye Book

The Little Eye Book Author Janice K. Ledford
ISBN-10 1556425600
Release 2002
Pages 149
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The Little Eye Book: A Pupil’s Guide to Understanding Ophthalmology is an easy-to-understand introduction to the field of eye care. This book is written with the non-physician in mind, so you won’t be bogged down with heavy details, yet every basic fact that you need is right here. With photographs as well as drawings and helpful tables and charts, this conversational-style text packs a big punch. Beginning with an illustrated description of ocular anatomy, the book sweeps you into the workings of vision with hardly a blink, where you’ll learn what happens when light meets the eye. But life is never perfect, and sometimes the eye isn’t either. You’ll get a good overview of disorders and trauma, from lids to optic nerves. The all-important red eye has a section all its own, including symptoms, signs, what’s an emergency and what’s not. A chapter on eye symptoms and their potential causes will help you understand patients’ complaints. Now you will finally understand how the eye works without spending hours trying to get through an overwhelming medical book. Need to know how to take a history, check vision or pupils, or give someone eye medications? It’s in here! Wonder what special testing is available? We tell you! Have questions about surgery or medical treatment? Yep, we covered that, too, and more! The Little Eye Book: A Pupil’s Guide to Understanding Ophthalmology is perfect for anyone who works in the eye care industry or with patients, but isn’t an ophthalmologist.



The Ophthalmic Assistant

The Ophthalmic Assistant Author Harold Aaron Stein
ISBN-10 032303330X
Release 2006
Pages 871
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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



The Ophthalmic Surgical Assistant

The Ophthalmic Surgical Assistant Author Regina Boess-Lott
ISBN-10 1556424035
Release 1999-01-01
Pages 125
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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

Ophthalmic Medical Assisting Author Emanuel Newmark
ISBN-10 156055598X
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 350
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This fourth edition has been revised to include two new chapters important to ophthalmic assistants - refractive surgery concepts and procedures, practice management and coding.



Clinical Informatics Study Guide

Clinical Informatics Study Guide Author John T. Finnell
ISBN-10 9783319227535
Release 2015-11-09
Pages 536
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This books provides content that arms clinicians with the core knowledge and competencies necessary to be effective informatics leaders in health care organizations. The content is drawn from the areas recognized by the American Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) as necessary to prepare physicians to become Board Certified in Clinical Informatics. Clinical informaticians transform health care by analyzing, designing, selecting, implementing, managing, and evaluating information and communication technologies (ICT) that enhance individual and population health outcomes, improve patient care processes, and strengthen the clinician-patient relationship. As the specialty grows, the content in this book covers areas useful to nurses, pharmacists, and information science graduate students in clinical/health informatics programs. These core competencies for clinical informatics are needed by all those who lead and manage ICT in health organizations, and there are likely to be future professional certifications that require the content in this text.​



Dictionary of Eye Terminology

Dictionary of Eye Terminology Author Barbara Cassin
ISBN-10 093740473X
Release 2012
Pages 302
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This new edition has been expanded with more terms and more abbreviations. Here are more than 5,000 of the most frequently used terms and phrases associated with the eye and vision, and 1,000 abbreviations and acronyms. Definitions are in "plain English" so everyone can understand them. SPECIAL FEATURES include mini-definitions within definitions (you don't need to chase down a cross-reference), phonetic pronounciations, and actual misspellings in the alphabetical listings, so you don't need to spell a word correctly to find it. Pocket size, for easy use.



Ocular Anatomy and Physiology

Ocular Anatomy and Physiology Author Al Lens
ISBN-10 1556427921
Release 2008
Pages 181
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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.



Optics Retinoscopy and Refractometry

Optics  Retinoscopy  and Refractometry Author Al Lens
ISBN-10 1556427484
Release 2006-01
Pages 130
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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.



The Slit Lamp Primer

The Slit Lamp Primer Author Janice K. Ledford
ISBN-10 1556423306
Release 1998
Pages 145
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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 Slit Lamp Primer provides an introduction to the slit lamp microscope and examination. It details the slit lamp, its uses, and maintenance. Key points are highlighted at the beginning of each chapter to give the reader an overview of the material. More than 120 figures are presented, to show you the procedure step-by-step as well as to highlight what you will actually see through the microscope. Detailed notes for proper documentation of findings are included, along with tables to give guidelines for subjective grading of your findings. This book will prove to be a valuable part of your ocular library. It is ideal for optometric and ophthalmic paraprofessionals, especially those who are studying for certification examinations. Not only is The Slit Lamp Primer the perfect text for anyone who needs an introduction to slit lamp biomicroscopy, but also for those who are ready to dig a little deeper and make the most of this invaluable instrument. Topics A magnified tour of the normal eye Illumination techniques Slit lamp findings The problematic examination The postoperative eye Examining patient history Contact lens evaluations for non-fitters



Davis s PA Exam Review

Davis s PA Exam Review Author Morton A. Diamond
ISBN-10 0803629516
Release 2013
Pages 350
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Divided into two sections, Essentials and Performance, this text provides you with exam-style questions, complete with rationales for correct and incorrect answers and simulated exams so you can practice.