Program

Education Program

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Day 1
26 May 2018
Day 2
27 May 2018

1.1 Essilor breakfast will look at the Future of Optometry

CPD points – 3 Reading is one of the most demanding activities in terms of vision and involves a complete postural response (Kowler et al. 1992; Lee, 1999; Proudlock et...
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Tim Thurn

1.2 Resolving Non Tolerance To Spectacle Corrections presented by Rodenstock (Refreshments will be available)

Dispensing and Problem Solving Lenses SRC 2018 CPD POINTS – 3 Learning Objectives: 1. To understand how script, lens measurements and design choice all combine to impact upon non-tolerance to a...
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Nicola Peaper

1.3 Contact Lens Comfort, Phospholipids, and the Tear Film presented by Alcon

CPD – 3 Learning Objectives: By the end of the session, attendees should be able to; – Understand the role of phospholipids in the tear film – Understand how modern...
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Mark Koszek

1.4 Ultra-widefield: Ultra Important presented by Optos

SRC OPTOS Lecture Handouts 9am 26 May 2018 John Palassis final CPD – 3 Learning Objectives: Importance of ultra widefield imaging in all patients as part of a comprehensive examination...
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John Palassis
10:00 - 10:30

Morning Tea

1.5 Valuable Visual Fields

1.5_visualfields_Malloy18 CPD – 3(T) Learning Objectives: 1.   Explain the importance of matching the visual field with other aspects of the clinical exam. 2.  Classify how to differentiate glaucomatous from non-glaucomatous visual...
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Dr Kelly Malloy

1.6 TFOS DEWS II: Clinical Practice Pearls for Optimising Dry Eye Diagnosis and Management

TFOS DEWS II SRC 2018 Downie notes CPD – 3(T) Learning Objectives: 1. To understand the TFOS DEWS II revised definition of dry eye disease and its implications for practice...
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Dr Laura Downie

SGW-1a The Simple Recipe for Practice Success Using Just 6 Ingredients! presented by ProVision

SGW 1a lecture notes CPD – 1(N/C) Learning Objectives: 1. Understand why establishing a great culture is fundamental to business success 2. Learn why a WOW customer experience is the...
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1.7 Laser Procedures for the Management of Glaucoma and More

SRC 2018 lecture notes 1.7 CPD – 3(T) Learning Objectives: 1. Participants will become familiar with the indications, contraindications, treatment protocols,  complications, and follow-up with YAG laser capsulotomies 2. Participants...
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Dr Nate Lighthizer

1.8 When Binocular Vision, Contact Lenses and Kids Collide

2018-05 SRC Sun 1100 BV CLs kids Kate Gifford CPD – 3 Learning Objectives: 1. Consideration of clinical applications and benefits of paediatric contact lens wear beyond standard ametropia correction...
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Kate Gifford
12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

1.9 Glaucoma – Minimally Invasive Surgery

SRC_Kong_MIGS_Handout CPD – 3(T) Learning Objectives: 1. To review the new advances in minimally invasive glaucoma surgery 2. To describe under what circumstances minimally invasive glaucoma surgery should be considered...
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Dr George Kong

1.10 Optometric Management of Earlier Stages of AMD: Translating Research into Practice

AMD Downie SRC 2018 notes CPD – 3 Learning Objectives: 1. To accurately stage the severity of AMD, and the relative risk of progression to late-stage disease 2. To understand...
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Dr Laura Downie

SGW 3a – Be Your Own Boss – Greenfields vs Buying a Practice presented by Optometry Finance Australia

CPD – 1 (N/C) Learning Objectives: 1. Understand the Pro’s and Con’s of a Greenfields (start-up) practice 2. Understand the Pro’s and Con’s of buying into an existing practice 3....
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Paul McKinley

What I learnt in the first five years? (Student stream)

  Presentation to final year optometry students.   Convened by Katrina Yap

Optometry Victoria’s Careers Information and Discussion Panel

Presentation includes: Employment contracts and considerations – everything you need to know! Early career optometrist panel – information question and answer session Optometry Victoria update and current priorities

1.11 Powerful Pupils

1.11_powerfulpupils_Malloy18 CPD – 3 Learning Objectives: 1. Identify a systematic approach to both afferent and efferent pupil testing. 2. Accurately perform pupil testing using diagnostic agents including topical agents in terms...
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Dr Kelly Malloy

1.12 In-Office Electrodiagnostics (VEP & pERG): What Can It Do For You

SRC 2018 lecture notes 1.12 CPD – 3 Learning Objectives: 1. Participants will become familiar with the Visual Evoked Potential (VEP) test including indications for the test, how to run...
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Dr Nate Lighthizer

SGW – 1b How to Recruit and Retain the Right People presented by ProVision

CPD – 1(N/C) Learning Objectives: 1. Have a richer appreciation for why it’s so important to recruit the right people and what characterises the right people 2. Get insight into...
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15:30 - 16:00

Afternoon Tea

1.13 Enhance Your Understanding of Neuro-Imaging

1.13_imaging_Malloy18 CPD – 3 Learning Objectives: 1. Identify the indications of MRI/MRA/MRV/CT/CTA in clinical practice. 2. Explain the contraindications of MRI / CT. 3. Describe the indications/contraindications of contrast in...
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Dr Kelly Malloy

1.14 Antimicrobial Contact Lenses – from Laboratory to Clinical Trials

SRC2018 lecture notes 1.14 CPD – 3 Learning Objectives: 1. Understanding of the causative agents of contact lens-related keratitis 2. Understanding of the mechanisms of action of antimicrobial contact lenses...
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Professor Mark Willcox

SGW – 2b The Revolution of Recalls of Modern Optometry

CPD – 1 (N/C) Learning objectives tba

Student Careers Expo

Enjoy afternoon tea while you meet and network with potential employers. Keep an eye on who will be there on our Student page.  

1.15 Lumps & Bumps: A Practical Guide to Evaluation and Removal Techniques

1.15Lumps and Bumps handout NATE CPD – 3(T) Learning Objectives: 1. Participants will become familiar with the most common benign and malignant eyelid lesions and how they affect eyelid anatomy...
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Dr Nate Lighthizer

1.16 Is that your final answer? Grand rounds to test your diagnostic skills

CPD – 3(T) Learning Objectives: 1. Develop a better understanding of the role of advanced imaging in the differential diagnosis of ocular disease 2. Improve understanding of the role of...
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Michael Yapp

SGW 3b – Finance Tips: Professional, Practice and Personal presented by Optometry Finance Australia

CPD 3(N/C) Learning Objectives: 1. Finance 101 – fundamental finance tips that everybody needs to know – now! 2. Practice purchase and fitout – your funding options and how the...
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Paul McKinley

Students’ Social and Networking event

Join us for a drink, some mingling with cohorts and a bit of fun!
18:00 - 19:30

My Health 1st Cocktail party

2.1 Is it Glaucoma or other Optic Nerve Disease? (Breakfast Session)

SRC2018 lecture notes 2.1 CPD – 6(T) Learning Objectives: 1. Critically  review how to differentiate glaucoma from other optic nerve by  examining key features of the optic nerve head 2. ...
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Dr Nate Lighthizer
Dr Kelly Malloy

2.2 Extend your Duty of Care by Developing a Preventative Management Plan presented by France Medical

CPD – 3 Learning Objectives: Macular Pigment: an “endangered species” threatened by our fast-changing modern lifestyle How macular pigment can reduce the risk of developing ARMD Protect your patientis and...
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Dr Femke Hannes

2.3 The Growing Role of Ocular Imaging for Optic Neuropathies presented by Heidelberg Engineering

CPD – 3 Learning Objectives: Rationale for Ocular Imaging in Optic Neuropathies and Neurodegenerative Diseases; From Glaucoma to Multiple Sclerosis Nsite Analytics: True Anatomical Imaging Leads to True Anatomical AnalyticsNsite...
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Brian M. Fernandez
10:30 - 11:00

Morning Tea

2.4 Myopia Management made Simple

CPD – 3(T) Learning Objectives: Understanding the scientific evidence and proposed mechanisms behind options for myopia control Application of clinical and scientific knowledge to patient selection for specific management pathways...
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Kate Gifford

2.5 Country Grand Rounds

CPD – 3(T) Learning Objectives: 1. To review a case of congenital cataract and secondary glaucoma 2. To review demodex and other lid conditions diagnosis and management 3. To look...
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Angie Trinh
Kelly Gibbons
Somer Toprak

SGW-1c 3 Pillars for Attracting New Customers in 2018 presented by ProVision

CPD – 1(N/C) Learning Objectives: 1. Learn why, if you’re not digitally focused, you’re missing out 2. Why differentiated marketing is critical for independent practices 3. Understand the power of...
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Sarah O’Connor

2.6 Deakin University Team Based Learning: TFOS DEWS II Interpretation and Application

CPD Points – 6 Learning objectives of the session: On completion of this session, participants will be able to… Construct an evidence-based framework for diagnosing and managing dry eye; select...
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Alissa Maillet
Assoc Prof James Armitage
Prof Craig Woods

2.7 Next Level Prescribing: Oral Antibiotics and Antivirals in Your Optometric Practice

CPD – 3(T) Learning Objectives: 1. Participants will become familiar with the most commonly prescribed classes of oral antibiotics including penicillins, cephalosporins, macrolides, fluoroquinolones, and sulfas 2. Participants will become...
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Dr Nate Lighthizer

2.8 Double Trouble

SRC 2018 lecture notes 2.8 CPD – 3 Learning Objectives: 1. Identify the motility patterns of cranial nerve palsies. 2. Differentiate cranial nerve palsies from other causes of diplopia and...
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Dr Kelly Malloy
13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

2.9 Macular defects in early glaucoma: who, why, and what to do?

CPD – 3(T) Learning objectives: 1. to understand the prevalence of macular damage at various stages of glaucoma 2. to have an appropriate clinical plan for the assessment and identification...
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Professor Allison McKendrick

2.10 Symptoms, Signs and Function Don’t Correlate – What Should I Believe?

SRC 2018 lecture notes 2.10 CPD – 3(T) Learning Objectives: 1.  Improve understanding of the relationship between structural and functional results 2. Improve awareness of the limitations of ocular imaging...
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Michael Yapp

2.11 The Role of Optometry in Indigenous Eye Care in Australia

“First Nations Eye Care in Canada and the USA – thoughts and lessons for Australia”. Lisa Penrose Eye Health Consultant and Churchill Fellow 2016 Australian optometry contributes significantly to Aboriginal...
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SGW -3c Be Your Own Boss – Greenfields vs Buying a Practice presented by Optometry Finance Australia

CPD – 1 (N/C) Learning Objectives: 1. Understand the Pro’s and Con’s of a Greenfields (start-up) practice 2. Understand the Pro’s and Con’s of buying into an existing practice 3....
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Paul McKinley
15:00 - 15:30

Afternoon Tea

2.12 Ocular Emergencies: A Panic Free Guide

SRC 2018 notes 2.12 CPD – 3(T) Learning Objectives: To review the main eye conditions that present to an ophthalmology practice that are ocular emergencies To discuss history, taking workup...
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Dr Tow Lim

2.13 An update on Diabetic Retinopathy and Refractive Care – Back to the Future

CPD – 3 Learning Objectives: 1. To appreciate previous management practices of i) diabetic eyecare and ii) refractive options post cataract surgey 2. To understand the principles behind treatment irrespective...
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Dr Christolyn Raj

2.14 University of Melbourne Team Based Learning: Utilising multi-modal imaging in the diagnosis and management of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

CPD – 6 Team-based learning presention by University of Melbourne Learning Objectives: 1. Be able to understand how underlying disease biology links to clinical presentation in AMD 2. Be able...
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Jia Jia Lek

2.15 Case based Clinical Conundrums

SRC2018 lecture notes 2.15 CPD – 3(T) Learning Objectives: 1. Explain how to conduct an examination oriented to the detection of neuro-ophthalmic disease. 2. Identify the need to promptly identify...
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Dr Kelly Malloy

2.16 Ground Rounds: A String of Take Home Pearls

CPD – 3(T) Learning Objectives: 1. Participants will become familiar with recurrent corneal erosions (RCE’s) and the treatment options available for it 2. Participants will become familiar with Central Serous...
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Dr Nate Lighthizer