The Indiana Optometric Association added a new online course to its library. The course titled "Injectable Medications in Eye Care" 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.
The course was created by Bradley Sutton, OD, FAAO, Clinical Professor, Indiana University School of Optometry, and qualifies for 1 hour of IOB and Legend Drug Certificate credit. Course fee for IOA/AOA members is $25; non-members is $30.