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Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Residency in Primary Eye Care & Ocular Disease, Roseburg, OR

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Sponsor: Roseburg VA Healthcare System, Roseburg, Oregon

Mission: The Optometry Residency in Primary Care/Ocular Disease – Department of Veterans Affairs, Roseburg, Oregon, seeks to provide an opportunity for recently graduated optometrist to advance their body of knowledge and experience beyond entry level.  The one-year program will concentrate on the delivery of primary care and management of acute and chronic ocular disease in a multidisciplinary setting under the guidance of experienced clinicians.

Program Goals:

  • Improve the resident’s knowledge and skills to practice effectively in a primary care setting.
  • Create an environment that allows the resident to become competent and confident to independently manage the ocular and visual problems of the geriatric population.
  • Improve the resident’s ability to effectively co-manage medical/surgical eye conditions.
  • Integrate the resident into multidisciplinary care team.
  • Ensure the resident attains an appreciation that the practice of optometry is a dynamic profession.

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