The Ophthalmic Assistant E-Book: A Text for Allied and Associated Ophthalmic Personnel, Edition 9

Elsevier Health Sciences
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Excel in your clinical responsibilities with The Ophthalmic Assistant. Whether you work in an ophthalmology, optometry, or opticianry setting, this best-selling reference delivers expert practical, up-to-date guidance on ocular diseases, surgical procedures, medications, and equipment as well as paramedical procedures and office management - providing all the knowledge and skills you need to be a valuable asset to your team. A real "how-to" textbook.
  • Consult this full-color visual guide for identification of ophthalmic disorders, explanations of difficult concepts, and depictions of the newest equipment used in ophthalmology and optometry – with over 1,000 illustrations.
  • Refer to the practical appendices for quick-reference information on hospital/practice forms for more efficient patient record keeping, conversion tables, numerous language translations, ocular emergencies, pharmaceuticals, and more.
  • Update your practical knowledge of ophthalmic tests and procedures.
  • Confidently prepare for certification or recertification exams with comprehensive and practical information on the exam process for ophthalmic and optometric assistants.
  • Optimize your results with OCT imaging and other innovative technologies used in today’s ophthalmic offices, clinics, and hospitals.
  • Stay up to date with new drugs being used to treat a diverse range of eye diseases and disorders.
  • Learn how to assist the newest refractive cataract surgery procedures.
  • Update your knowledge of CPR procedures.
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Publisher
Elsevier Health Sciences
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Published on
Aug 15, 2012
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Pages
928
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ISBN
9781455733460
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Cardiology
Medical / Ophthalmology
Medical / Optometry
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This content is DRM protected.
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An optometric practice can be an intimidating environment at the best of times. Initially it will look like utter chaos. Calls have to be taken, patients have to be attended to, payments received, medical aids phoned, appointments scheduled and a whole horde of other duties performed whilst appearing calm and in control.  This course is aimed at providing you with the skills and knowledge to deal with this situation in a confident manner.  By improving your knowledge base you will enable yourself to handle any situation and enjoy your chosen career.

It is amazing how a business can operate without properly trained staff. Poor service, rude and inefficient personnel seem to be the standard. How often have you stood in front of someone waiting to be attended to while they carry on with a private call, reading a magazine or eating their lunch? Ever noticed how an entire person can hide behind a phone?

What draws a person back to a specific practice? An environment where they feel welcome, important and above all where they are treated by professionals.

Always remember that it is stressful to be in an unfamiliar environment - people are scared of the unknown, and YOU have to reassure them and make them feel comfortable.  They should view their eye care professional as a personal friend. Turn the appointment into a pleasant and fun experience. People enjoy going back to their favourite haunts with family and friends – make the visit to the optometrist one of these.

With this course emphasis will be placed on professional etiquette, product information, visual aberrations, diseases of the eye, different personality types and how to deal with them, frame styling and sales.

You are on the frontline and without efficient and professional reception staff no practice can be successful.
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