This caregiver course provides a simple overview of the anatomy and physiology of the eye. Learners will find out about common eye disorders, including glaucoma, cataracts, conjunctivitis, macular degeneration, and dry eye syndrome. This module also focuses on systemic diseases that affect the eye, the causes of blindness, and how to help clients maintain healthy eyes.
Discuss at least four common eye disorders.
Name at least two chronic conditions that affect the health of the eye.
List at least six symptoms of eye disorders that should be reported.
Describe how you can help your clients maintain healthy eyes.
Demonstrate your ability to work with visually impaired clients.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.