New ROP Course Coming Soon!

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July 6, 2010 - 2:08pm

Emerald Education Systems will launch an updated course on Retinopathy of Prematurity by Michael X. Repka, M.D., a Johns Hopkins University ophthalmologist who specializes in pediatric ophthalmology. Dr. Repka will explain the International Classification of ROP (ICROP) and discuss the advancements made in treating ROP over the last 56 years. Be sure to check back for more information about the release date.


Course Objectives:


  1. To understand the ICROP classification system of acute ROP.
  2. To recognize what Type 1 ROP means and what the treatment outcomes are, from that level of disease.
  3. To understand the treatment effectiveness of retinal ablation.
  4. To understand the treatment effectiveness of advanced vitreoretinal surgery.


This course is designed for:


  • Ophthalmologists
  • Optometrists
  • Paraoptometrics
  • Medical Students
  • Teachers of Visually Impaired
  • Early Childhood Teachers
  • Physical Education Teachers
  • Special Education Teachers and Directors
  • 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

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