Nov 18, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020

Residency in Ocular Disease | Low Vision Rehabilitation, Lebanon, PA


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Sponsor: Lebanon Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Mission: The residency program at the Lebanon VA Medical Center is a one-year post-doctoral educational program for optometric practitioners desiring to advance their clinical training beyond that of entry level optometric practice. The program emphasis is on the diagnosis, treatment and management of ocular disease in the veteran population through active participation in the patient’s health care team and low vision rehabilitation through participation with the interdisciplinary Visual Impairment Services Outpatient Rehabilitation (VISOR) program.

Program Goals:

  • The resident will develop diagnostic, therapeutic and management skills in the area of ocular disease in the adult population.
  • The resident will develop appropriate diagnostic, therapeutic and management skills in the areas of ocular manifestations of systemic disease common in the adult population.
  • The resident will demonstrate appropriate diagnostic, therapeutic and management skills in the area of low vision rehabilitation in the adult population.
  • To provide a positive clinical atmosphere that promotes appropriate development of the resident’s attitudes and values of academic achievement that prepares them for scholarly pursuit beyond formal clinical training.

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