3163.2 Eye Injuries - Ounces of Prevention / Pounds of Cure (jointly organized by the Vision Care and Injury Control and Emergency Health Services sections)

Monday, November 9, 2009: 10:30 AM
Session Objectives: Describe epidemiology of ocular injuries in different settings, as well as epidemiology of falls secondary to visual impairment. Identify measures to reduce the prevalence of these preventable injuries.
Lenora Olson, MA, PhD

10:33 AM
Work-related eye injuries in the U.S
Larry L. Jackson, PhD
10:48 AM
Emergency department treated eye injury in San Diego County
Holly Shipp, MPH, Julie Cooke, MPH, Leslie Upledger Ray, PhD MPH MPPA MA, Alan M. Smith, PhD, MPH, Barbara M. Stepanski, MPH, Kristin Garrett, MPH and C. Beth Sise, JD, RN, MSN
11:18 AM
Developing Healthy People 2020 vision objectives
Asel Ryskulova, MD, PhD, MPH, Richard Klein, MPH, Rosemary Janiszewski, MS, CHES and Mary Frances Cotch, PhD

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Organized by: Vision Care Section
Endorsed by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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