Saint Louis, MO
- 5. Triage a patient experiencing flashes of light and floaters, potential diagnoses and appropriate treatment and management options.
- 3. Recognize the signs and symptoms of a patient experiencing an acute onset uveitis, be able to order appropriate lab testing to assess for a systemic cause and prescribe appropriate treatment/management including the latest surgical options.
- 1. Triage a patient as a potential emergency utilizing specific case history questions and understanding of what constitutes an emergency.
- 2. Recognize the signs and symptoms of a patient experiencing an acute onset red eye (e.g. graft rejection, scleritis, acute glaucoma), diagnostic criteria and be able to prescribe appropriate treatment and management.
- 4. Recognize the signs and symptoms of a patient experiencing a penetrating injury, understand the appropriate procedures to stabilize the patient and the current management/surgical recommendations.
- 6. Triage a patient experiencing sudden loss of vision and be able to differentiate the possible etiologies and be able to recommend appropriate treatment and management options.
- 7. Triage a patient experiencing an acute onset swollen lid/eye differentiating between a preseptal/orbital cellulitis, important diagnostic criteria and appropriate treatment/management options.