This one hour course will familiarize the paraoptometric with the importance of eye care to the patient with diabetes. Epidemiology of diabetes will be discussed. Ocular complications of diabetes will be covered and the important questions to ask the patient with diabetes during case history will be explained.
*Qualifies for CPOC renewal*
- 1) Understand the importance of regular eyecare to the patient with diabetes.
- 2) Learn the possible ocular complications of diabetes.
- 3) Learn how to incorporate appropriate diabetes related questions into the patient case history.