The Pharmacist is NOT Your Babysitter, learn how to Properly and Safely Prescribe

Bruce Onofrey, OD, RPh, FAAO

This lecture will cover the principles of ocular pharmacology; the indications, contraindications, side-effects, adverse effects, dosages and dosage form of pharmaceutical agents. Cases illustrating calculation of dosages for pediatric and special populations are covered in detail. Emphasis is placed on avoiding prescribing errors. Abbreviations used to write prescriptions are explained and example of their proper use is included.