In-depth review of ocular anatomy, awarded 1 AOA/CPC continuing education credit.
After completing this section the student should be able to do the following:
- Identify the bones that make up the orbit
- Define the size of the orbit and eyeball
- List the intrinsic and extrinsic muscles of the eye
- Identify the innervations and function of the extrinsic eye muscles
- Describe the eyelids structures and their functions
- Identify the lacrimal system parts and their functions
- Identify the drainage system and its parts
- Explain common problems with the parts of the eye anatomy that are listed above
- Identify the anatomy of the globe
- Describe the anterior chamber and aqueous flow
- Describe the anatomy of the lens
- Describe the anatomy of the uvea including the iris, cilliary body, and choroid
- Identify the vitreous composition
- Label the retinal layers and list their main functions
- Describe some common problems affecting the different parts of the globe including: Lids and Lashes, Conjunctiva and Sclera, Cornea, Anterior Segment, Iris, Choroid, Ciliary Body, Macula, and Optic Nerve
- Identify nerve innervations to the parts of the globe
This course should take approximately one hour to complete. Successful completion of the post test is necessary to earn AOA/CPC credit. The link for the post-test is included in the course material. This course is not sponsored by the AOA/CPC; only reviewed for compliance with AOA/CPC standards and criteria and awarded continuing education credit accordingly.
This course was developed by our partners at Eye-Courses.