Up-Close and Personal: The Pharmacist's Role in Guiding Patients Using Contact Lens Care Products
This Continuing Education activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon, Inc.
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon, Inc.
Miranda Wilhelm, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor
Southern Illinois University
Edwardsville School of Pharmacy
After completing this continuing education program, the participant will be able to:
- Examine the prevalence of contact lens use worldwide and in the United States, as well as the types of contact lenses available and the types of wearing schedules.
- Differentiate between currently available contact care lens products, including recommendations for appropriate patient use.
- Identify high rates of noncompliance and reasons for noncompliance as they relate to contact lens cleaning solutions.
- Explore frequently asked patient questions in regard to appropriate use of contact lenses and contact lens care products.
Type of activity:
August 7, 2015
August 7, 2017
Estimated time to complete activity:
Pharmacy Times Office of Continuing Professional Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
This activity is approved for 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs) under the ACPE universal activity number 0290-0000-15-089-H01-P. The activity is available for CE credit through August 7, 2017.