Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist Exam Review Manual

  • Filename: certified-ophthalmic-medical-technologist-exam-review-manual.
  • ISBN: 1556424221
  • Release Date: 1999-01-01
  • Number of pages: 205
  • Author: Janice K. Ledford
  • Publisher: SLACK Incorporated



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 Technician Exam Review Manual

  • Filename: certified-ophthalmic-technician-exam-review-manual.
  • ISBN: 1556426488
  • Release Date: 2004
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Janice K. Ledford
  • Publisher: SLACK Incorporated



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

  • Filename: certified-ophthalmic-assistant-exam-review-manual.
  • ISBN: 1556423330
  • Release Date: 1997
  • Number of pages: 202
  • Author: Janice K. Ledford
  • Publisher:



This manual is essential preparation for the COA certification exam. Over 750 questions are included covering all of the topics addressed on the exam, such as measuring & recording acuity, lensometry, ocular dressings & shields, tonometry, instruments, & the A-scan, just to name a few. Score yourself on tough questions that could be on the exam. Explanatory answers are given so that the reader is able to completely understand the reason for the correct answer. Study & test taking strategies are also provided, along with suggestions for additional reading.

The Slit Lamp Primer

  • Filename: the-slit-lamp-primer.
  • ISBN: 1556427476
  • Release Date: 2006-01-01
  • Number of pages: 146
  • Author: Janice K. Ledford
  • Publisher: SLACK Incorporated



The Slit Lamp Primer is the complete book on the slit lamp for the ophthalmic and optometric office. Now updated into a second edition, this user-friendly introduction to the slit lamp microscope highlights the instrument's basic parts as well as examination and illumination techniques. Janice Ledford and Valerie Sanders explain more than just the fundamentals of the slit lamp. Written in a conversational style with supplemental photographs and diagrams, The Slit Lamp Primer delves into issues concerning the normal, postoperative, and problematic eye. Features of the patient history, including medications, are examined in light of the possible slit lamp findings. Detailed notes for proper documentation are included, along with tables to give guidelines for subjective grading of the findings. Updated and key features: The examination of patients on various systemic medications with a list of drugs that may have side effects visible with the slit lamp The examination of post-operative patients, with a new section that focuses on patients who have undergone refractive surgery Up-to-date study icons, key points listed at the beginning of each chapter, and "What the Patient Needs to Know" sidebars Photographs and descriptions of parts and care of the slit lamp Atlas of photographs of the normal eye Photographs of pathology Tables to assist in contact lens evaluation The Slit Lamp Primer, Second Edition is a valuable addition to the reference library of any ophthalmic and optometric paraprofessional or student. Explore the workings of a useful and effective instrument with the most practical and user-friendly book on the subject available today.

Handbook of Clinical Ophthalmology for Eyecare Professionals

  • Filename: handbook-of-clinical-ophthalmology-for-eyecare-professionals.
  • ISBN: 9781556424649
  • Release Date: 2000
  • Number of pages: 370
  • Author: Janice K. Ledford
  • Publisher: SLACK Incorporated



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. This handbook is a compilation of information from books in the Basic Bookshelf for Eyecare Professionals. This book serves as an ophthalmic pocket companion for the eyecare paraprofessional, complementary to the entire series. With 100 tables and illustrations throughout the text, the reader will find this an extremely useful guide covering essentially every aspect of patient care. Tables regarding tests, drugs, disorders, motility, first aid, microbiology, and more will have you pulling this book out frequently, even in the exam room. The condensed format makes it ideal for studying as well.

The Complete Guide to Ocular History Taking

  • Filename: the-complete-guide-to-ocular-history-taking.
  • ISBN: 1556423691
  • Release Date: 1998-01-01
  • Number of pages: 137
  • Author: Janice K. Ledford
  • Publisher: SLACK Incorporated



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 Ophthalmic Assistant

  • Filename: the-ophthalmic-assistant.
  • ISBN: 9780323394789
  • Release Date: 2017-01-31
  • Number of pages: 912
  • Author: Harold A. Stein
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Freeman, is your go-to resource for practical, up-to-date guidance on ocular diseases, surgical procedures, medications, and equipment, as well as paramedical procedures and office management in the ophthalmology, optometry, opticianry or eye care settings. Thoroughly updated content and more than 1,000 full-color illustrations cover all the knowledge and skills you need for your day-to-day duties as well as success on certification and recertification exams. This comprehensive text provides essential learning and practical guidance for ophthalmic assistants, technicians, medical technologists, physician assistants, and all others involved in ocular care, helping each become a valuable asset to the eye care team. Full-color visual guidance for identification of ophthalmic disorders, explanations of difficult concepts, and depictions of the newest equipment used in ophthalmology and optometry. Quick-reference appendices provide hospital/practice forms for more efficient patient record keeping, conversion tables, and numerous language translations, plus information on ocular emergencies, pharmaceuticals, and more. Updated throughout with the latest information on basic science, new testing procedures, new equipment, the role of the assistant in the practice, and an expanded chapter on OCT imaging. A new bonus color image atlas tests your clinical recognition of disease and disorders of the eye. Four brand-new chapters cover the latest industry advances regarding dry eye, vision function and impairment, uveitis, and surgical correction of presbyopia.

The Ophthalmic Surgical Assistant

  • Filename: the-ophthalmic-surgical-assistant.
  • ISBN: 1556424035
  • Release Date: 1999-01-01
  • Number of pages: 125
  • Author: Regina Boess-Lott
  • Publisher: SLACK Incorporated



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.

Quick as a wink Guide to Training Your Eye Care Staff

  • Filename: quick-as-a-wink-guide-to-training-your-eye-care-staff.
  • ISBN: 1556429231
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 103
  • Author: Janice K. Ledford
  • Publisher: Slack Incorporated



Quick-as-a-Wink Guide to Training Your Eye Care Staff Janice K. Ledford, COMT Quick-as-a-Wink Guide to Training Your Eye Care Staff is your road map to training eye care staff. This brief, unique manual shows you what references to use in educating your staff, from basic to advanced skills. The handbook helps you develop a comprehensive instruction plan and thereby run a more efficient office. This pint-sized volume by Janice K. Ledford packs essential index-style information within its pages. While references for most skills are listed directly, as a single entry, the more involved skills (visual fields, for example) are represented by skills sheets that are formatted to include background knowledge, alphabetized skill elements, instrumentation (when appropriate), and related skills and topics (when appropriate). Select Skills Include: Basic skills (history taking, visual acuity, tonometry) Optometric skills (lensometry, vertex distance, pupillary distance) Optical skills (frame selection, lens verification, contact lenses) Special skills (exophthalmometry, ultrasound, OCT) Motility skills (cover tests, three-step test, Maddox rod) Corneal evaluation (pachymetry, slit lamp, keratometry) Basic health care skills (hand washing, standard precautions, vital signs) Unique Features: References 30 books by SLACK Incorporated Shows trainer where to find information needed to teach a specific skill Provides trainee/student with references to learn a specific skill and/or prepare for certification exams, and what book shows more detail An essential aid in selecting the appropriate educational books for your office staff With no other book like it on the market, Quick-as-a-Wink Guide to Training Your Eye Care Staff is a must-have for anyone working in an ophthalmic, optometric or optical office, and those studying for certification exams, in addition to those who select reference books for students, offices, and clinics.

Clinical Ocular Photography

  • Filename: clinical-ocular-photography.
  • ISBN: 1556423772
  • Release Date: 1998
  • Number of pages: 140
  • Author: Denise Cunningham
  • Publisher: SLACK Incorporated



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. This concise, easy-to-read manual is an excellent introduction to the fundamental techniques of film based imaging of the eye. With a back-to-basics approach this text will reduce any fear or anxiety that you may have related to learning the craft of ocular photography. Clinical Ocular Photography is organized in a way that allows quick and easy understanding on a specific subject. Each chapter stands alone, allowing the reader to tackle one specific topic at a time. With clear explanations of all clinical uses of photography in ophthalmology, this book is the perfect resource for the beginning or experienced ocular photographer.

Clinical Skills for the Ophthalmic Examination

  • Filename: clinical-skills-for-the-ophthalmic-examination.
  • ISBN: 1556427492
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 122
  • Author: Lindy DuBois
  • Publisher: SLACK Incorporated



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.

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  • ISBN: UOM:39015049090825
  • Release Date: 2001
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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Job Hunter s Sourcebook

  • Filename: job-hunter-s-sourcebook.
  • ISBN: 0787626457
  • Release Date: 1999-10-01
  • Number of pages: 1079
  • Author: Kathleen E. Maki Potts
  • Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning



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