This learning module has been accredited by the Royal College of Nursing and was last updated in 2016.
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Duration: 01:00:00 Type: How to modules Level: Students, Qualified Nurses
Mary Shaw, Senior lecturer, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, England.
Read this module and update your knowledge and skills on how to administer eye drops and ointment.
Eye drops and eye ointment are the mainstay of treatment of ocular conditions. Failure to prioritise administration of these medicines can prolong the condition and may present a risk to the patient’s vision.