Read on Meeting your therapeutic and non-therapeutic CPD requirements

Meeting your therapeutic and non-therapeutic CPD requirements

With five months left of this CPD year, Optometry Australia is reminding members that all optometrists must meet the minimum amount of hours of education, including interactive hours, as set by the OBA with therapeutically endorsed optometrists having additional requirements to meet.

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Read on Celebrating OCANZ’s first Aboriginal optometrist board member

Celebrating OCANZ’s first Aboriginal optometrist board member

As NAIDOC week celebrations continue, we profile Shannon Davies who is the first Aboriginal optometrist to be appointed to the Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand board, and who is thought to be the first Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander woman registered as an optometrist in Australia.

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Read on Optometrists should ask about concussion as one in five has had concussion and vision may be affected, TLC to hear

Optometrists should ask about concussion as one in five has had concussion and vision may be affected, TLC to hear

One in five people has suffered concussion and optometrists should be routinely asking patients if they have ever had a concussion because it may affect vision and up to 20 per cent can have visual symptoms lasting more than a year, TLC will hear.

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Read on Optometrists from around the world attend OVC 2021

Optometrists from around the world attend OVC 2021

More than 2,400 delegates and exhibitors registered to attend Optometry Australia’s second virtual conference, Optometry Virtually Connected & Product Showcase 2021 held from 18-20 June. In addition to members, the conference attracted delegates from New Zealand, Fiji, Canada, the USA and 12 Asian countries.

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