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Have you or a family member recently been diagnosed with glaucoma? This course explains the workings of the eye and the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. It also discusses the emotional impact of vision loss and ways to continue daily activities when such loss occurs. The glaucoma-related information provided will help you take an active role in the rehabilitation process.
Course: GLA-102, Media: B, DTB, DTB-DL, LP and OL, Lessons: 5
The Getting Started instructions from the instructor include important information on:
To proceed through the course, the student:
Each program (High School, Family Education, HIPS) has an expected assignment submission time frame. Refer to the Getting Started instructions for that important information.
Students may contact the instructor at any time in this procedure if they have questions about the material. Instructor contact information is in the Getting Started instructions.
High School, Family Education, and HIPS programs.
Glaucoma affects tens of millions of people worldwide, but despite its prevalence, many people lack accurate information about this disease. Therefore, this course provides glaucoma-related information to help the individual with glaucoma or a family member take an active role in the rehabilitation process. The lessons describe the workings of the eye as well as the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. They also discuss the emotional impact of vision loss and ways to continue daily activities when such loss occurs. The material in this course is informational only and does not replace the advice of a medical doctor or a rehabilitation specialist.
The course is divided into five lessons, with five assignments.
20 CE hours for HIPS students
Students provide their own writing materials. Students taking the audio version provide their own audio player.
Assignments are worth 100 points each.
Assignments are open book and do not need to be completed in one sitting. Students are expected to do their own work, independent of any outside help. Students will need 2 hours to complete an assignment.
Students are expected to follow Hadley's Student Code of Conduct. Also, by submitting an assignment, students acknowledge that they have completed the work themselves and without plagiarism. Refer to the Student Handbook for the Student Code of Conduct and Hadley's full plagiarism policy. Plagiarism may result in the requirement to redo the assignment, a failing grade on the assignment, or even expulsion from the Hadley Institute.
After completing Lesson 1: What Is Glaucoma?, the student will be able to
This lesson includes Assignment 1.
After competing Lesson 2: Diagnosing Glaucoma, the student will be able to
This lesson includes Assignment 2.
After completing Lesson 3: Treating Glaucoma, the student will be able to
This lesson includes Assignment 3.
After completing Lesson 4: Adjusting with Glaucoma, the student will be able to
This lesson includes Assignment 4.
After completing Lesson 5: Living with Visual Impairment, the student will be able to
This lesson includes Assignment 5.