Knowledge, attitudes, and practices towards refractive error amongst students

Expiry Date
: 10/05/2029
CPD Units
: 3.00 Points
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This study examines university students' knowledge, attitudes, and practices towards refractive error. Findings suggest good awareness of causes but mixed attitudes towards spectacle wear, highlighting the need for increased awareness and eye care programs.

Keywords: uncorrected refractive error; visual impairment

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Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The article aims to assess university students' knowledge, attitudes, and practices towards refractive error, aiming to understand barriers to spectacle usage and inform strategies for improving eye care programs.

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

  1. Understanding knowledge gaps and attitudes among university students on refractive error.

  2. Insight into barriers to effective eye care practices.
  3. Increased awareness of promoting proper spectacle use among university populations.

Instructions for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz that follows;
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz;
  • The pass grade is 70%;
  • You need to pass the quiz to claim your CPD certificate;
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