Vitamin D in Ocular and Systemic Health

: 2 credits
Expiry Date
: None
CPD Units
: 2.00 Points
: 3.2/4

The benefits of vitamin D in the overall health of an individual.

Keywords: Vitamin D, vitamin D deficiency, skin, ultraviolet, melanin, ocular and systemic health.

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this module is to provide an overview of the potential benefits of vitamin D in ocular and systemic health.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. the synthesis of vitamin D in humans.
  2. the benefits of vitamin D.
  3. the consequences of the lack of vitamin D.
  4. the effects of excessive sunlight exposure.
  5. the ocular protection from vitamin D

Instruction for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz at the end
  • You need to pass the quiz and complete the course rating to generate the module certificate at the end
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz
  • The pass grade is 70%
  • Please click on the CPD certificate link to claim your certificate and to update your CPD Manager

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