Advanced Anatomy


Categories: Eye Courses
Includes lifetime access

Course Overview

Advanced Anatomy

This course is intended for intermediate, and advanced levels. This course covers intermediate to advanced level information on ocular anatomy and is presented online thru 

After completing this course the student should be able to do the following:

  • Identify the bones that make up the orbit
  • Define the size of the orbit and eyeball
  • List the intrinsic and extrinsic muscles of the eye
  • Identify the innervations and function of the extrinsic eye muscles
  • Describe the eyelids structures and their functions
  • Identify the lacrimal system parts and their functions
  • Identify the drainage system and its parts
  • List the layers of the cornea and a fact about each one
  • Describe the anterior chamber and aqueous flow
  • Describe the anatomy of the lens
  • Describe the anatomy of the uvea including the iris, cilliary body, and choroid
  • Identify the vitreous composition
  • Understand how the retina functions and the importance of the retinal pigment epithelium
  • Describe some common problems affecting the following:
    • Eyelids
    • Lacrimal and drainage systems
    • Conjunctival
    • Cornea
    • Anterior chamber
    • Uveal tract
    • Macula
    • Optic nerve


This course should take approximately one hour to complete.


This course is not sponsored by JCAHPO; only reviewed for compliance with JCAHPO standards and criteria and awarded continuing education credit accordingly; therefore, JCAHPO cannot predict the effectiveness of the program or assure its quality in substance and presentation


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