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Short-term vision and aging training for optometric and long- term care professionals

Short-term vision and aging training for optometric and long- term care professionals

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Published by Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people with visual disabilities -- Pennsylvania.,
  • Older people -- Long-term care -- Pennsylvania.,
  • Long-term care facilities -- Pennsylvania -- Employees -- Training of.,
  • Optometrists -- Pennsylvania -- Training of.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesShort term vision and aging training for optometric and long-term care professionals.
    ContributionsAston, Sherrell J., Pennsylvania College of Optometry.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14665156M


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