Oral Pharmaceuticals in Anterior Segment Disease


Description: This is a recording of a virtual course that was presented on January 12, 2021.  When it comes to the treatment of ocular conditions, optometrists do not tend to hesitate when prescribing topical medications but often hesitate in prescribing oral medications.  This course examines the use of oral pharmaceuticals in the treatment/management of a variety of anterior segment diseases.  

Course Instructor:  Blair Lonsberry, OD 

This course qualifies for 2 hours of IOB and Legend Drug Certificate credit.

Course Fee
IOA Members:     $ 50.00
Non-Members:    $ 60.00

Course Instructions/Course Access/Test Access 
1.  Accessing Course: CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE COURSE.  To pay and take the test, go to the link below. You must receive a score of at least seventy percent (70%) on a 20 question test to receive credit for taking this course. This on-line course is presented as a video.  A slide presentation is also available for viewing.  CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE SLIDES.

2.  Payment/Taking Test for Credit: You must pay for the course in order to take the test.  No refunds will be made for online courses. Certificates of Completion for those who pass the examination will be available through this website. CLICK HERE TO PAY AND TAKE THE TEST 

3.  Retests: You may retake the test 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.