Improving access to eye care among high-risk persons for glaucoma in Philadelphia
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Demonstrate how a community-based intervention can improve detection, management, treatment, and follow-up care of individuals at high risk for glaucoma. Discuss the interim findings of the intervention, including number of diagnosed with glaucoma or glaucoma suspect as well as the number of people treated with selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT), laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI), or medication . Evaluate the effectiveness of on-site educational workshops.
Keyword(s): Vision Care, Community-Based Health Care
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Director of the Glaucoma Research Center and the Project Director of the Department of Research at the Wills Eye Institute. I have 25 years experience as a project director and evaluation specialist and have supervised all aspects of this evaluation program.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.