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Diabetic Retinopathy: Treatment (DIRET)

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: Diabetic Retinopathy: Treatment
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute

Availability: Immediately available upon ordering.

Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. BioPharma Institute ReviewsDiabetic retinopathy refers to diabetes-related complications that affect the retina and cause vision loss. This course provides an overview of treatments for diabetic retinopathy and discusses the specific interventions used to alleviate neovascularization, macular edema, and other related complications. Treatment options for nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy (NPDR), proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR), and associated complications are introduced, and surgical and pharmacological interventions for clinically significant macular edema are described.
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 Diabetic Retinopathy: Treatment course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


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

4. Objectives
5. Nonproliferative Diabetic Retinopathy (NPDR)
6. Pharmaceutical Options
7. Panretinal Laser Photocoagulation (PRP)
8. Complications from PDR
9. Progress Check

10. Objective
11. Laser Therapy
12. Alternative Treatments
13. Progress Check

14. Summary



List the treatment strategies for nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy (NPDR)
Describe surgical and pharmaceutical interventions for proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR)
Describe treatment options for the complications of diabetic retinopathy
Describe standard and alternative treatments for macular edema

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