Online CE: Injectable Medications in Eye Care

Online CE: Injectable Medications in Eye Care

Course Description: This course covers injection techniques utilized by optometrists. Subcutaneous / intralesional, intramuscular, and intravenous injections are covered in detail. Proper sterile preparation techniques are discussed as well. An emphasis is placed upon learning the proper techniques associated with performing various types of injection procedures, and on their clinical uses. The pharmacology of injectable medications is also covered, as are several specific injectables.

Course Objectives:

  • To learn about subcutaneous / intralesional injections
  • To learn about subconjunctival injections
  • To learn about intramuscular injections
  • To learn about IV injections
  • To learn about injectable pharmaceuticals routinely utilized in eye care.

Bradley Sutton, O.D., F.A.A.O., Clinical Professor, Indiana University School of Optometry.

This course qualifies for 1 hour of IOB and Legend Drug Certificate credit.

Course Fee
IOA/AOA Members:  $ 25.00
Non-Members:  $ 30.00

Course Instructions/Course Access/Test Access 
1.  Accessing Course:  CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE COURSE.   You must pay the course fee (see the link below) and receive a score of at least seventy percent (70%) on a 10 question test to receive credit for taking this course. This on-line course is in PDF format.

2.  Payment/Taking Test for Credit:  On the payment form, indicate $25.00 if you are an IOA/AOA member or $30.00 if you are not a member.  Take the test after studying the slides of the course. Tests will not be graded until payment is received.  No refunds will be made for online courses. Certificates of Completion will be sent via US Mail to those who pass the examination.

CLICK HERE TO PAY

CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE TEST Please PRINT the test with your answers filled in prior to submitting the test electronically.  If for some reason we don't receive your exam electronically, you can submit the paper version.  

3.  Retests:  Contact Bridget Sims at blsims@ioa.org or 317-237-3560 if you failed to receive 70% on the test and wish to to be tested again.  There is no charge for retests.

If you have problems accessing the course, paying for the course, or accessing the test, please contact Bridget Sims at blsims@ioa.org or at 317-237-3560.