The "Glaucoma Educator Program" covers the visual system and the signs, symptoms and treatments for glaucoma.
This program will equip vision center staff, health educators and community health workers to deliver patient education messages about how glaucoma affects the eyes, the importance of dilated comprehensive eye examinations, and strategies to prevent vision loss from the disease during interactions with high-risk individuals.
The objectives of the program are:
All PBA programs are based on:
Participants will receive certification upon successful completion of the "Glaucoma Educator Program" and post-test. Certified "Glaucoma Educators" will:
To become a certified "Glaucoma Educator":