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Bringing Contact Lenses into Focus

Program Type

OnDemand

Credits

1.25 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Friday, September 7, 2018

Offline Date:

Sunday, March 7, 2021

ACPE Expiration Date

Sunday, March 7, 2021

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$4.00

  • Overview

    Many patients are overwhelmed by the numerous over-the-counter options available for contact lens care. This presentation will review basics of contact lens solutions for both soft and hard lenses. It is important to be knowledgeable about the products available in order to accurately counsel patients. We will explain some common complications associated with poor lens hygiene. We will also go over topical ophthalmic medications to treat these complications. Facts on patient compliance will be reviewed.

    Handouts

    Slide Document:   18040H04_4pp.pdf
    Slide Document:   18040H04_2pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Review the different categories of contact lenses available.
    Examine contact lens solutions and OTC products available for lens care.
    Identify pertinent patient counseling points.
    Describe complications associated with contacts along with their treatment.


    Pharmacist

    Review the different categories of contact lenses available.
    Examine contact lens solutions and OTC products available for lens care.
    Identify pertinent patient counseling points.
    Describe complications associated with contacts along with their treatment.


    Pharmacy Technician

    Recognize the different categories of contact lenses available.
    Examine contact lens solutions and OTC products available for lens care.
    Identify common complications associated with contacts along with their treatment.

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-18-040-H04-P

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-18-040-H04-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-18-040-H04-T

    ACPE PharmCon, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

    In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
Speakers or headphones
 


SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Safari
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher


NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 

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