The purpose of this course is to define the different types of albinism, to explain the genetics of transmission, to outline the symptoms, and to describe the variations of the disease.

Course Publication Date: November 08, 2022

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Wanda Lockwood RN, BA, MA
Course No:ALB0522
Contact Hours:3.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Peri-Natal Medicine
Community & Home Health
Geriatric Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Women's Health
Learning Objectives
  • Define albinism

  • Describe the types of genetic mutations that lead to albinism.

  • Describe the inheritance patterns of albinism.

  • List at least 4 vision problems related to albinism.

  • Explain three types of visual aids.

  • List at least 3 skin problems related to albinism.

  • List and describe the classifications of albinism

  • Explain diagnostic procedures for albinism.

  • Discuss social issues related to albinism.

  • Discuss at least 3 educational accommodations to assist the child with albinism.


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