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Rural Eye Healthcare: Optometrist Explains the Benefits of the Medical Model of Optometry

Description
A rural optometrist from a California Federally Qualified Health Center discusses the connection between vision and overall health and the health benefits that optometric care brings to rural patients. Also discusses additional community health training optometry graduates may consider, such as an Indian Health Service residency program for optometrists.
Author(s)
Kay Miller Temple
Citation
Rural Monitor
Date
01/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Rural Health Information Hub
Tagged as
Access · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Health occupations · Health workforce education and training · Specialty care · Arizona · California