Course Language: English

Instructor:  Candice Frazier, CRA, OCT-c, COA | RetCam Clinical Education Specialist

Course Description:

Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is one of the most common causes of vision loss in children all over the world.  More than 14,000 babies a year are affected by some degree of 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.

In addition there will be relevant statistical data and image examples of Retinopathy of Prematurity in different zones and stages.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the presentation, the attendee will be able to:

  • Describe Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Understand the current screening guidelines set out by the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Describes the different zones and stages associated with Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Recognize terms used when describing Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Understand the importance of RetCam Ultra-Wide Field Imaging as it relates to Retinopathy of Prematurity
Module 1 Pediatric Eye Disease: Retinopathy of Prematurity - Video Training
Unit 1 Introduction
Unit 2 What is ROP?
Unit 3 What causes ROP?
Unit 4 How is ROP Treated?
Unit 5 ROP Screening Guidance
Unit 6 Timing of First Exam
Unit 7 Statistics
Unit 8 ROP Zones and Stages
Unit 9 Understanding BIO Exams
Unit 10 Apply Knowledge
Unit 11 References and Conclusion
Module 2 Pediatric Eye Disease: Retinopathy of Prematurity - The Quiz
Unit 1 Certified Knowledge Quiz


To to take this course you need to be a registered member on the Vision Care Academy!