Welcome to the Vision Care Academy Courses

We know how important it is to keep ahead of developments in imaging. That’s why we help RetCam equipment users around the globe to stay at the forefront of this field.

Please select your courses below.

Understanding Ocular Anatomy and Embryology

This course will cover a basic understanding of anatomical features of the eye with each area illustrated and defined.

What is Retinal Photography?

This course will cover a basic understanding of how retinal photography is performed and how it relates to knowledge of the anatomy of the eye.

Overcoming Imaging Obstacles

This course will cover a basic review of common imaging obstacles. Information will be provided to help imagers recognize obstacles and the possible causes of defects.

Pediatric Eye Disease: Retinopathy of Prematurity

This course will cover a basic understanding of Retinopathy of Prematurity, including its formal definition from the American Academy of Pediatrics, information regarding what can cause it, and how it can be treated.

What is Fluorescein Angiography?

This course will cover a basic understanding of how Fluorescein Angiography and how it is performed.

Pediatric Eye Disease: Retinoblastoma

This course will cover a basic understanding of Retinoblastoma including information regarding what can cause it and how it can be treated.

Pediatric Eye Disease: Abusive Head Trauma

This course will cover a basic understanding of Abusive Head Trauma including how it is caused and long term effects from damage.

References and Resources

This course will cover references used throughout the Natus RetCam Education Series. In addition, there will be a review of resources available for further research and education.

Toxoplasmosis

Understanding the disease entity OcularToxoplasmosis and use of digital imaging for detection and diagnosis may help aid in better visual outcomes for these patients.

Zika & Utilizing Digital Imaging

Understanding the disease entity Zika and use of digital imaging for detection and diagnosis may help aid in better visual outcomes for these patients.

Retinoblastoma and RetCam

Understanding the disease entity Retinoblastoma (RB) and the ability to recognize signs of the diseasewill help children have a better chance of survival if RB is caught early and treated timely.

ROP – Retinopathy of prematurity

Understanding of the disease entity ROP, who is at risk, timing of the disease, disease progression, and importance of the screening examination, documentation and treatment are all necessary factors in helping prevent blindness in these patients.

ROP Classification and Basics of Exam & Treatment

Understanding of the disease ROP, associated risk factors, screening criteria, classifications (zones, stages) examination and treatments are essential in helping preserve the vision of these small infants.

Retinoblastoma y RetCam

La comprensión de la entidad de la enfermedad, el retinoblastoma (RB), y la capacidad de reconocer los signos de la enfermedad ayudarán a los niños a tener más posibilidades de sobrevivir si el RB se detecta y se trata a tiempo.

Retinopatía del prematuro (ROP)

La comprensión de la entidad de la enfermedad de la ROP, quién está en riesgo, el momento en que se produce la enfermedad, la progresión de la misma y la importancia del estudio de detección, la documentación y el tratamiento son factores necesarios para ayudar a prevenir la ceguera en este tipo de pacientes.

Zika – Utilizar imagens digitais para detetar e diagnosticar

Compreender a entidade Zika por trás da doença e utilizar imagens digitais para a detetar e diagnosticar poderá ajudar a obter melhores resultados visuais para estes doentes.

Prepare for Imaging Session: Natus® RetCam® 3

This course will cover the importance of having a team determined for a successful imaging program.

Ultra-Wide Field Imaging Session: Natus® RetCam® 3

This course will cover proper camera management.  In addition, information will be provided regarding the recommended imaging protocol and how to capture images in video mode or save still mode.

Closing Imaging Session: Natus® RetCam® 3

This course will cover proper review of video recordings and still images. In addition, information will be provided regarding deleting media, saving and closing exams, and exporting images.

Prepare for Imaging Session: Natus® RetCam® Shuttle

This course will cover the importance of having a team determined for a successful imaging program. In addition, information will be provided regarding the RetCam Shuttle imaging system and how to prepare for an imaging session.

Ultra-Wide Field Imaging Session: Natus® RetCam® Shuttle

This course will cover proper camera management. In addition, information will be provided regarding the recommended imaging protocol and how to capture images in video mode or save still mode.

Closing Imaging Session: Natus® RetCam® Shuttle

This course will cover proper review of video recordings and still images. In addition, information will be provided regarding deleting media, saving and closing exams, and exporting images.

Prepare for Imaging Session: Natus® RetCam® Portable

This course will cover the importance of having a team determined for a successful imaging program. In addition, information will be provided regarding the RetCam Portable imaging system and how to prepare for an imaging session.

Ultra-Wide Field Imaging Session: Natus® RetCam® Portable

This course will cover proper camera management. In addition, information will be provided regarding the recommended imaging protocol and how to capture images in video mode or save still mode.

Closing Imaging Session: Natus® RetCam® Portable

This course will cover proper review of video recordings and still images. In addition, information will be provided regarding deleting media, saving and closing exams, and exporting images.

VISION CARE ACADEMY Users can earn valuable CE Contact hours towards Licence renewal. Take the Clinical courses, pass the post test and apply for credits – its that easy and its FREE to VCA members.

CE Contact hours are provided by the California Board of Nursing. Natus Medical Incorporated is a Provider approved by the California Board of Nursing Provider Number CEP 16614

These details will appear on certificates for qualifying courses after one hour of learning. Once one hour of learning is complete, please send your downloaded course certificates to Vision-Care.Academy@Natus.com for your CE Credit confirmation.

Please retain any certificates for 4 years post course, for the purpose of accreditation, to provide the California Board of Nursing on request.