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Watch WAVE@home in 2021 for CPD Hours

WAVE@home was a series of free 60 or 90 minute webcasts on Sundays from late March to early May, featuring highly-regarded speakers who had been scheduled to speak at WAVE 2020.  CPD Points awarded were classified as Face to Face.

If you did not watch the live webcasts, you can watch the recorded session and complete the optional assessment and you can now watch these in 2021 and gain Independent Learning Hours.

WAVE@home speakers are as follows;

  • Dr Lauren Ayton – 29th March 2020
  • Dr Alex Hui – 29th March 2020
  • Dr Kate Gifford – 26th April 2020
  • Jason Holland – 3rd May 2020

All of the above are available to watch recorded versions for Independent Learning CPD HOURS.  Click on the tabs to access course information. Available until 30th Nov 2021.

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Dr Lauren Ayton

WAVE@home – AMD – Imaging, Classification and Advanced Therapeutics

Dr Lauren Ayton  was originally presenting at WAVE 2020 and presented for WAVE@home on Sunday March 29th 2020.  Missed the live webcast?

Watch for Independent Learning CPD – Available until 30/11/2021

Dr Lauren Ayton covers the 3 presentations she was due to give at WAVE 2020 Conference on this recording of her 90 minute webcast.  There is an optional assessment for the Max CPD hours awarded: 2.5 under Independent Learning.

COURSE INFORMATION & WEBCAST RECORDING  (OA Members Only)     

  • Dr Lauren Ayton presents…
  • Classification and Risk Prediction in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Imaging in AMD: New Signs to Know
  • Advanced Therapeutics: Ocular Gene Therapy Now and in the Future 

Learning Objectives

  • 1. Review the Beckman classification of age-related macular degeneration.
  • 2. Understand how the Beckman classification can provide information on risk of progression, and direct appropriate patient management.
  • 3. Understand the limitations of the Beckman classification scheme and learn about emerging schemes (including the use of optical coherence tomography imaging) will be presented and applied to clinical scenarios.
  • 4. Be able to identify common clinical presentations on optical coherence tomography, infrared images, and autofluorescence images (for example, early AMD, intermediate AMD, geographic atrophy and neovascular AMD)
  • 5. Learn about new imaging biomarkers, such as iRORA, cRORA and the SIRE sign.
  • 6. Understand the appropriate referral pathways when you see AMD-related imaging biomarkers in your practice
  • 7. Understand the scientific principles behind gene augmentation and gene editing technologies.
  • 8. Learn about the currently available ocular gene therapies, and emerging technologies.
  • 9. Identify which patient groups are the most likely to benefit from gene therapy in the near future

Max CPD hours awarded: 2.5

 

Dr Alex Hui

WAVE@home – Infection and Pain Management in Eye Care

Dr Alex Hui was originally presenting at WAVE 2020 and presented for WAVE@home on Sunday March 29th 2020.

Missed the live webcast?
Watch for Independent Learning CPD – Available until 30/11/2021

Dr Alex Hui covers the 3 presentations he was due to give at WAVE 2020 Conference on this recording of his 90 minute webcast.    There is an optional assessment for the Max CPD hours awarded: 2.5 T under Independent Learning.

COURSE INFORMATION & WEBCAST RECORDING AVAILABLE (OA Members Only)

  • Dr Alex Hui presents…
  • Antibiotic Selection in Infection Management  
  • Pain Management for Optometrists  
  • Oral Antibiotics and Antivirals in Eye Care  

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the mechanisms of action and spectrum of activity of common antibiotics used in eye care
  • Discuss the clinical considerations associated with antibiotic selection and usage when managing ocular infections.
  • Present the impact of laboratory testing, local standards of practice and resistance rates as factors in antibiotic selection
  • Understand the differences in managing acute versus chronic pain
  • Discuss the mechanisms of action of the different classes
  • Design appropriate pain management strategies for ophthalmic conditions in primary care derations of oral medications for ocular disease
  • Become familiar with the indications, contraindications, dosages, adverse effects and precautions of commonly used oral antibacterial and antiviral medications for eye care
  • Increase knowledge of ocular conditions which require oral therapy and evidence supporting use of this method of administration
  • Have knowledge of the pharmacological considerations of oral medications for ocular disease

Max CPD hours awarded: 2.5 T

 

 

Dr Kate Gifford

WAVE@home – Myopia Management – Kids, Contacts and the Visual Environment

Dr Kate Gifford  was originally presenting at WAVE 2020 and presented for WAVE@home on Sunday April 26th 2020.  Course completed. 

Missed the live webcast?
Watch for Independent Learning CPD – Available until 30/11/2021

Dr Kate Gifford covers the 3 presentations she was due to give at WAVE 2020 Conference on this recording of her 90 minute webcast.    There is an optional assessment for the Max CPD hours awarded: 2.5 T under Independent Learning.

COURSE INFORMATION & WEBCAST RECORDING AVAILABLE (OA Members Only)

Dr Kate Gifford presents…

  • Myopia Management: Clinical Decision Trees 
  • Contact Lenses for Kids 
  • The Visual Environment & Myopia – What to Tell Parents

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the scientific principles behind gene augmentation and gene editing technologies.
  • Learn about the currently available ocular gene therapies, and emerging technologies.
  • Identify which patient groups are the most likely to benefit from gene therapy in the near future.
  • Describe various refractive and visual developmental indications for paediatric contact lens wear
  • Explain the safety of contact lens wear in children in lay language
  • Appreciate specific compliance, capability and complication issues in childhood contact lens wear and how to manage them.
  • Understand the clinical imperative for actively managing childhood myopia
  • Appreciate the evidence base for optical, pharmacological and environmental interventions
  • Consideration of individualised management strategies for the paediatric myope

Max CPD hours awarded: 2.15 T

 

 

Jason Holland

WAVE@home – How to Mix the Perfect Dry Eye Cocktail

Jason Holland  was originally presenting at WAVE 2020 and presented for WAVE@home on Sunday May 3rd 2020.  Course completed. 

Missed the live webcast?
Watch for Independent Learning CPD – Available until 30/11/2021

Jason Holland covers the presentation he was due to give at WAVE 2020 Conference on this recording of his 60 minute webcast.    There is an optional assessment for the Max CPD hours awarded: 1.5 T under Independent Learning.

COURSE INFORMATION & WEBCAST REGISTRATION (OA Members Only)  

Jason Holland presents... How to mix the perfect Dry Eye Cocktail

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the importance of artificial tear ingredients to maximise clinical performance.
  • To learn how to formulate a multiple drop strategy to manage moderate to severe Dry Eye Disease.
  • To become comfortable using steroid eye drops in the management of Dry Eye Disease
  • Become comfortable with the Techniques of Debridement and Expression of the Meibomian Glands

Max points awarded: 1.5 T