Pediatric Eye Disease and the role of the health care team in ultra-wide field imaging

Course introduction

This instructor-led course will explore pediatric eye disease and a basic review of ocular anatomy and embryology.  This course is open to nursing staff from all backgrounds.  Participants will better understand infant eye disease and the importance of imaging inside the eye.  At the end of this course attendees will be instructed on proper technique for wide field imaging as well as participate in a hands on imaging workshop.

 

Learning objectives

At the conclusion of this seminar the participants will be able to:

  • Explore pediatric eye disease such as Retinopathy of Prematurity, Retinoblastoma, and Non-Accidental Head Trauma.
  • Identify and define general ocular anatomy as well as understand basic embryology and development of the eye.
  • Prepare for and review proper imaging technique and how to localize the posterior, nasal, temporal, superior and inferior retinal fields.
  • Practice retinal imaging in hands on workshop
     

Speaker

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Candice Frazier, CRA, OCT-c, COA
Candice Frazier is a Clinical Education Specialist with Natus Medical who specializes in Ophthalmology and RetCam imaging.


Before starting as an educator Candice worked for 15 years in the field of Ophthalmology with Retina Specialists who focused on adult and pediatric retinal diseases. Candice has had many ocular based publications and continues to work with hospitals across the nation to provide the best teaching tools possible for those who work with eye imaging.

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