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2020:iYear

Date: 26/02/2020

Venue: Suite 23, Level 1, 20-24 Gibbs Street, Miranda, NSW, 2228

Provider: Retina & Eye Consultants

Contact: Venus Singh, [E] venus.singh@retinaconsultants.com.au, [P] 0434 411 190

Learning Objectives

  • Review the development of a nationwide reminder system for patients with diabetes to have eye checks: Keepsight
  • Review management issues for patients who develop diabetic retinopathy. Implications for systemic management.
  • Review management of diabetic macular oedema.
  • Learn about brolucizumab for wet AMD
  • Learn about complement blockade for dry AMD
  • Appreciate role of clinical trials
  • To determine the main causes of submacular haemorrhage
  • To discuss timing of referral
  • Identify treatment options and results
  • Recognise symptoms which are typical for cataract compared with those which are not typical
  • Recognise other ophthalmic conditions which may influence the timing of cataract surgery.
  • Understand patient factors which may influence the timing of cataract surgery.
  • Differential diagnosis for non-glaucomatous optic neuropathy
  • How to identify red flags for non-glaucomatous optic neuropathy
  • How to use ancillary testing in clinic to aid in your assessment

Max points awarded: 7.50

Session Information

Name
Diabetic Retinopathy: Shakeup and Movement
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50
Name
What's new in macular degeneration?
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50
Name
Submacular Haemorrhage.
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50
Name
Timing of Cataract Surgery
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50
Name
Detection of non-glaucomatous optic neuropathy
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50