Glaucoma Educator Course

Glaucoma Educator Course is a self-guided course for healthcare professionals, community health educators, and anyone responsible for glaucoma education for patients or clients.

The course covers the visual system and the signs, symptoms and treatments for glaucoma. It will also equip you to deliver patient education messages about; how glaucoma affects the eyes, the importance of prevention - which includes dilated comprehensive eye examinations, and strategies to prevent vision loss from the disease, during interactions with high-risk individuals.

The online course includes a 15 question post-test, downloadable participant guide and patient education fact sheets, and an opportunity to complete an evaluation. The course and education materials are available in English only at this time.

Resources:
Glaucoma Educator Guide (PDF)
Eye Examination Checklist (PDF)
Financial_Assistance Information (PDF)
Medicare Benefits (PDF)
Taking Eyedrop Medication (PDF)

Video: Glaucoma PSA No. 1
Video: Glaucoma PSA No. 2