PPA's Paraoptometric Reference Manual
The Pennsylvania Paraoptometric Association is pleased to announce the release of the 3rd Edition of the Paraoptometric Reference Manual. The manual is available for distribution to anyone interested in a great reference tool for staff, new and previous.
The manual consists of 264 pages of training and reference material, including the following:
possible duties of the optometric assistant
special needs patients
twenty-one points exam
importance of documentation
refractive status of the eye
pharmacology (diagnostic and therapeutic)
common diseases and injuries of the eye
optometric and medical abbreviations
a page glossary
As a non-profit organization, the income from the sale of these manuals is reinvested in furthering the education of paras throughout Pennsylvania, and the United States.
The manual can be purchased for $20.00, plus $7.00 S/H for any PPA member.
If you are interested in purchasing a manual, or would like additional information, please contact:
Ms. Theola Amundson, CPOT
118 Scotland Avenue
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
phone (814) 938-7697