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Baby Steps to Eye Care for Infants and Young Children

Baby Steps to Eye Care for Infants and Young Children

Baby Steps to Eye Care for Infants and Young Children

Glen T. Steele, OD, FCOVD, FAAO
Glen T. Steele, OD, FCOVD, FAAO
on behalf of Southern College of Optometry

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Launch date: 17 Nov 2015

Expiry Date: 24 Nov 2018

Last updated: 31 Jul 2018

Reference: 161605

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Dr Samantha Halvorsen OD (9 Jan 2017)
Good course, lots of helpful tips for examining this somtimes difficult population.
Dr Maren Smithgall-Brown OD (9 Apr 2017)
Helpful review and makes an infant exam less intimidating.
Dr Pooneh Vafaee (7 Mar 2017)
It was a very helpful course and refresher from school. Thank you

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Course Availability

This course is only available to trainees 7 days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

This course addresses recommended equipment, office setup, examination and management of the infant and young child. It includes pearls for making the examination easier for the child, parent and doctor. It also emphasizes the assessment and diagnosis of eye and vision conditions most likely encountered in the examination of an infant. Differential diagnosis will be used to guide the optometrist into the appropriate treatment plan.

Objectives

Course Objectives
Determine why problems of babies and young children are not identified
2. Identify the most common problems in this population
3. Provide protocol and tips for this population
4. Provide pearls for parent education and follow-up
5. Determine periodicity schedule for subsequent examinati
Glen T. Steele, OD, FCOVD, FAAO

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Glen T. Steele, OD, FCOVD, FAAO
on behalf of Southern College of Optometry

Dr. Glen Steele is a professor at the Southern College of Optometry in the Pediatric Service with special emphasis on the vision care needs of the infant and young child. A past president of both the College of Optometrists in Vision Development and the Optometric Extension Program Foundation, he is currently chair of the American Optometric Association's InfantSEE Committee. Dr. Steele has lectured extensively throughout the USA and internationally in the area of infant vision development and care.

Dr. Steele holds membership in the American Optometric Association, the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians, the Optometric Extension Program Foundation, the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, the American Public Health Association, and SECO International. He has an active role in each of these organizations.

Dr. Steele has received the G.N. Getman Award from the College of Optometrists in Vision Development and Southern College of Optometry's Lifetime Achievement Award. He has been selected as Tennessee's Optometrist of the Year, named one of Optometric Management's Top Ten Optometrists of the Decade, received the Robert Rosenthal Award from the OEP/Pacific University Joint Conference on Theoretical and Clinical Optometry, and received the John Streff Award from the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association. He also received Prevent Blindness Tennessee's Lifetime of Service Award and the Armand Bastien Award for international accomplishments from the International Congress of Behavioral Optometry. The Fors/Steele Developmental Vision Endowed Scholarship was established jointly in his name along with Allen Fors, O.D. at the Southern College of Optometry.
Most recently, Dr. Steele was the recipient of the William Feinbloom Award from the American Academy of Optometry for his work with InfantSEE. This award was presented at the annual meeting of the Academy in Boston, MA.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE)
  • 1.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70
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    Reference: 47349-FV

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User Reviews (17)

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Dr Samantha Halvorsen OD (9 Jan 2017)
Good course, lots of helpful tips for examining this somtimes difficult population.
Dr Maren Smithgall-Brown OD (9 Apr 2017)
Helpful review and makes an infant exam less intimidating.
Dr Pooneh Vafaee (7 Mar 2017)
It was a very helpful course and refresher from school. Thank you
Mr Michael Carmen (5 Nov 2016)
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Dr Kyle Wilson (4 Mar 2017)
Excellent review of pediatric exam.
Dr Jaime Johnson (4 Feb 2017)
Great material and wonderful summary of pediatric optometry.
Dr Kristen Woynorowski (28 Mar 2017)
Excellent review!
Mr Michael Blackburn O.D. (28 Dec 2016)
Dr. Steele's lecture was informative and practical!
Dr Leslynn Catlett OD (27 Feb 2017)
good info
Dr Jeanine Stolp OD (27 Dec 2016)
I enjoyed the course, it was helpful to review exam procedures for infants and young children
Dr Jessica Peel OD (26 Dec 2016)
Best pediatric lecture I have listened to.
Dr Elizabeth Bower (24 Apr 2018)
Very interesting lecture with lots of very useful and practical tips. Thank you for your time.
Dr Marcy Rose OD, FCOVD (19 Feb 2017)
Excellent course!
Dr Susan Freed-Gilvey OD (18 Jan 2017)
Great review on infant exams. Tips were very helpful.
Dr Tonya Umbel OD (17 Jun 2018)
I think even for doctors comfortable with babies this gives good info on prescribing that is not the 'typical' method taught in optometry schools but I myself have followed due to what I learned in residency. Excellent!
Dr Anamika Desai (11 Jan 2017)
This class was very helpful in reviewing the importance of order and necessities during an infant and toddler exam!
Dr Joanna Wen OD (1 Dec 2016)
Great course, love pediatrics

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