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Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Cause (ARMDC)

Certification Training
Duration: 0.6 hours, Online (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 1
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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BioPharma Institute LogoTraining Program: Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Cause
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute

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Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. BioPharma Institute ReviewsAge-related macular degeneration (AMD) leads to dysfunction of the central retina. Associated with a wide spectrum of signs and symptoms, it is the primary cause of visual disability among adults in Western societies. This course discusses the physiology of the vitreous, the retina, the macula, and the choroids. It provides the background necessary to understand the pathophysiology of AMD and to determine which patients are most at risk for the disease.
Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

The Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Cause course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


1. Course Information
2. Interface Tour
3. Course Overview

4. Objectives
5. The Vitreous Humor
6. The Retina
7. The Macula
8. The Choroid
9. Retinal Blood Supply
10. Progress Check

11. Objectives
12. Non-Exudative (Dry) AMD: Drusen
13. Non-Exudative (Dry) AMD: RPE Abnormalities
14. Exudative (Wet) AMD: CNV
15. Exudative (Wet) AMD: Signs and Symptoms
16. AMD: Dry vs. Wet
17. Progress Check

18. Objectives
19. Epidemiology of AMD
20. Progress Check

21. Summary



Discuss the normal anatomy and physiology of the retina
Explain the location, function, and importance of the macula
Identify the two blood supplies to the retina
Describe the types of AMD
Explain how AMD causes visual impairment
Describe the prevalence of AMD
Understand the risk factors associated with AMD

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  • Flexible final assessments: Tests include multiple-choice questions and can be taken repeatedly until a passing score is achieved
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