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3067.0 Visual Health in Vulnerable Populations in the US and Worldwide
Monday, November 9, 2009: 8:30 AM
This session will explore the cultural, economic, and geographic characteristics which predispose populations to eye disease. Attributes of successful domestic and international interventions will be presented. Additionally, vision care providers will discover opportunities to improve the general health indices of socially disadvantaged patients.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe cultural, economic, and geographic factors which predispose populations to eye disease. 2. Identify attributes of successful domestic and international interventions. 3. Evaluate opportunities for vision care providers to improve general health indices among socially disadvantaged patients.
Christine Harden, OD
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Organized by: Vision Care Section
CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)
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