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IUSO Online CE: Anterior Segment Laser Procedures is a Course

IUSO Online CE: Anterior Segment Laser Procedures

Self-paced
1 credit

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Full course description

This course will go live in early 2021.  Course expires 23 JUL 2022. All courses must be completed within 14 days of registration.

About the Course

Optometrists in several states are authorized to perform several anterior segment laser procedures.  This course covers Nd:YAG posterior capsulotomy, selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT), and laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI) in detail.  An emphasis is placed on the performance of each procedures, as well as on appropriate pre- and post-operative considerations and care.

Learning Objectives

  • To learn about performing Nd:YAG capsulotomies and its perioperative care
  • To learn about performing laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI) and its perioperative care
  • To learn about performing selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) and its perioperative care

Meet the Instructor

Instructor ImageBrad Sutton, OD, FORS, FAAO 
Dr. Brad Sutton is a clinical professor and is the chief of service at the Indianapolis Eye Care Center. Dr. Sutton’s main areas of clinical interest include ocular disease and surgical co-management. He is heavily involved in clinical patient care, clinical research, and teaching in many of the ocular disease courses. He has given over 425 continuing education lectures on topics related to ocular disease at the local, state, national, and international level, and has published extensively. He was named the Young OD of the year in both Tennessee and Indiana, and has served as the President of the Optometric Retina Society. He is also a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry and the Optometric Glaucoma Society. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and is Board Certified by the American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry.

Continuing Education Requirements

All Indiana University School of Optometry (IUSO) online continuing education is COPE approved.

Optometrists should be familiar with the number and type of continuing education credits - including online continuing education credit - that may be counted for licensure by their licensing board. Further information can be found below.

Indiana licensed optometrists can click here to familiarize themselves with the Indiana Optometry Board continuing education requirements. 

Illinois licensed optometrists can click here to familiarize themselves with the Illinois Optometric Licensing and Disciplinary Board continuing education requirements.

Optometrists from other states and provinces can go the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry (ARBO) website to view CE requirements for all member regulatory boards.

ARBO Listing of CE Requirements

ARBO Links to Member Optometry Boards

 

COPE Number and Category: 63476-PS

 

Credit(s): One (1)

 

Department: 
School of Optometry

 

Audience:
Licensed optometrists

Questions?

Please email your questions to iusoce@indiana.edu