Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)

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Price: $35.00
No Refunds

Enrollment Length: 90 day(s)
Course Description
Michael Repka, M.D., neuro-ophthalmologist and professor of ophthalmology/pediatrics, of the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine will explain and discuss the current understanding of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) with an emphasis on the various medical interventions and treatments over the past 50 years. Outcomes will be discussed as well as current and future treatment techniques. Individuals taking this course will have a better understanding of ROP, and how it is being medically managed.  
Course Details
Michael X. Repka, M.D.
Course Director(s):
Jim Deremeik, M.A., C.L.V.T.
Course Editor(s):
Robert W. Massof, Ph.D. Jim Deremeik, M.A., C.L.V.T.
  • 1.0 CE hour(s) by The Academy for the Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education Professionals (ACVREP)
  • 0.1 CEU(s) by American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
Content Focus:
Category 1: Domain of OT; Client Factors: Body Functions and Body Structures
  • None
Education Level:
Course Objective(s):
  • understand the ICROP classification system of acute ROP
  • recognize what Type 1 ROP means and what the treatment outcomes are, from that level of disease
  • understand the treatment effectiveness of retinal ablation
  • understand the treatment effectiveness of advanced vitreoretinal surgery
Target Student(s):
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Optometrists
  • Paraoptometrics
  • Medical Students
  • Teachers of Visually Impaired
  • Early Childhood Teachers
  • Physical Education Teachers
  • Special Education Teachers and Directors
  • Chapter One Instructional Assistants
  • Social Workers
  • Nurses
  • Health Profession Students
  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Orientation and Mobility Instructors
  • Rehabilitation Therapists
  • Ophthalmic Technicians
  • Low Vision Therapists
  • Low Vision Direct Care Providers
  • Low Vision Patients
  • Family Members of Low Vision Patients
Successful completion of the course requires a score of 70% or better (on the Final Exam) and the completion of the course evaluation. Students will receive a certificate of completion once those two requirements are met. The course is designed as a self-paced personal enrichment continuing education program. Lectures may be repeated until material is mastered.

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