Ocular and Visual Effects of Psychiatric Drug Therapies in Children

Ocular and Visual Effects of Psychiatric Drug Therapies in Children

Course Description

The use of psychiatric medications in children has substantially increased in the last few decades. As primary eye providers, it is important for optometrists to understand the pharmacology as well as the potential visual and ocular adverse reactions of these medications which can range from minimal to sight threatening.

Ocular and Visual Effects of Psychiatric Drug Therapies in Children_Dr. Tamara Petrosyan

Instructor Bio

Dr. Tamara Petrosyan is an associate clinical professor at SUNY College of Optometry and East New York Diagnostic and Treatment Center. She works with interns, externs and residents in the primary care, pediatrics, vision therapy and ocular disease clinics. Dr. Petrosyan has developed and published more than a dozen workbooks used for vision therapy, head trauma rehabilitation and perceptual therapy.

Dr Tamara Petrosyan

Courses Details

Course Duration

30 Days

Continuing Education Credits

02 hours

Course Price

$40

Course Description

The use of psychiatric medications in children has substantially increased in the last few decades. As primary eye providers, it is important for optometrists to understand the pharmacology as well as the potential visual and ocular adverse reactions of these medications which can range from minimal to sight threatening. care providers, it is important for optometrists to understand the pharmacology as well as the potential visual and ocular adverse reactions of these medications which can range from minimal to sight threatening.

Bio

Dr. Tamara Petrosyan is an associate clinical professor at SUNY College of Optometry and East New York Diagnostic and Treatment Center. She works with interns, externs and residents in the primary care, pediatrics, vision therapy and ocular disease clinics. Dr. Petrosyan has developed and published more than a dozen workbooks used for vision therapy, head trauma rehabilitation and perceptual therapy. She is the recipient of the 2009 William Feinbloom Low Vision Award, 2013 NJSOP Chairperson of the Year Award, 2014 NJSOP Young OD of the Year Award, 2015 American Optometric Association Young OD of the Year Award and the 2015 NJSOP Optometric Journalism Award.

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