Nursing the fragile eye and recognising ocular pain

Speaker: Kelly Shackleton

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Nursing the fragile eye and recognising ocular pain


There are a few things to consider when nursing patients with a condition causing the eye to become fragile that could make a huge difference to their care and potentially their outcome. This presentation will help you to recognise ocular pain and give you some tips that will provide more specific nursing care to our ophthalmology patients.

 

Learning objectives:
1-Recognise ocular pain
2-Handling and restraint of ophthalmology patients
3-What we mean by fragile eye
4-Possibly causes of a fragile eye
5-Care for a ‘fragile eye’ patient