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Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Diagnosis (ARMDD)

Certification Training Duration: 0.6 hours (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: Diagnosis
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute
Website: https://www.biopharmainstitute.com

Availability: Immediately available upon ordering.

Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. Age-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 physical symptoms of both wet and dry AMD and describes the diagnostic tests used in a clinical setting, including physical examination of the retina, fundus photography, fluorescein angiography, indocyanine green angiography, and optical coherence tomography. It also provides a self-test for AMD and presents simulated images as they would be seen by a patient with AMD.
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.

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


COURSE OUTLINE:


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

PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS
4. Objectives
5. Basics of AMD Vision Loss
6. Dry AMD: Typical Symptoms
7. Wet AMD: Typical Symptoms
8. AMD: Self-Testing
9. Progress Check

DIAGNOSTIC TESTS
10. Objectives
11. Physical Examination of the Retina
12. Fundus Photography
13. Fluorescein Angiography
14. Indocyanine Green (ICG) Angiography
15. Optical Coherence Tomography
16. Progress Check

CONCLUSION
17. Summary

GLOSSARY/RESOURCES

COURSE OBJECTIVES:


Describe the symptoms of AMD
Understand the simple self-test commonly used to detect AMD
Describe diagnostic techniques used to evaluate AMD
Discuss how these techniques are used to evaluate AMD in clinical practice


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