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PPA's Paraoptometric Reference Manual

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

* practice management

* special needs patients

* chairside assisting

* screening tests

* twenty-one points exam

* importance of documentation

* refractive status of the eye

* pharmacology (diagnostic and therapeutic)

* common diseases and injuries of the eye

* ocular/non-ocular emergencies

* contact lenses

* lens materials

* vision therapy

* 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