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Central Coast Optometrist Conference 2019

Date: 26/05/2019

Venue: Crowne Plaza Terrigal, Pine Tree Ln, Terrigal , NSW, 2260

Provider: Presmed Australia Pty Ltd

Contact: Eliza McGann, [E] emcgann@presmed.com.au, [P] 02 8507 6846

Learning Objectives

  • Be updated of the latest in diabetic retinopathy, including results from the DRCR.Net Protocol S and T studies
  • Understand the scientific and functional basis of advancements in technology associated with cataract surgery.
  • Learn to recognise common periocular lessions
  • Identify simple and more complex oculoplastic presentations
  • Gain an understanding of the common clinical course for an oculoplastic patient
  • Understand different types of Retinal Detachment and their management
  • Understand the difference between a pinguecula, a pterygium, and a suspicious lesion of the ocular surface.
  • Identify which lesions of the ocular surface require referral to an ophthalmologist, and in what time-frame.
  • Understand the indications for surgical excision of a pterygium.
  • Be familiar with non-surgical strategies for protecting the ocular surface, and managing symptomatic pingueculae and pterygia, including use of lubricants and topical corticosteroids.
  • Be aware of squamous neoplastic lesions of the ocular surface (OSSN) and how they should be treated.
  • Understand various causes of raised eye pressure in patients with uveitis.
  • Appreciate latest treatment options for diabetic macular oedema
  • Understand the different types of MIGS devices and how they work
  • Be aware of the complications that are associated with each device
  • Be able to identify patients that would benefit from MIGS implantation
  • Be provided with an up-to-date overview of the management of diabetic retinopathy, including individual examples of each type of treatment
  • Confidently diagnose and differentiate vitreomacular traction vs adhesion
  • Understand surgical and non-surgical management of VMT & macular hole
  • Understand different causes of vitreous opacity and surgical and non-surgical management options.
  • Be informed and educated about common conditions seen by Optometrists.

Max points awarded: 9.00

Session Information

Name
Optometry Ophthalmology Overlap
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.75
Name
Oculoplastic
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.75
Name
Technology Advances in Cataract Surgery
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.75
Name
Trivial or Trouble? Identifying and Managing Growths on the Ocular Surface
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.75
Name
MIGS - Everything You Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.75
Name
Surgeon Q&A
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.50
Name
Trade Presentation
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
Yes
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.50
Name
The Management of Diabetic Retinopathy
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.75
Name
Overview of Retinal Detachment
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.75
Name
Diabetic Retinopathy Update
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.75
Name
Diagnosis and Management of Conditions of the Vitreomacular Interface
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.75
Name
Interesting Retinal and Uveitis Cases
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.75
Name
Surgeon Q&A
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.50

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Supplier?
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
Optometry Ophthalmology OverlapFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo0.75
Oculoplastic Face to Face with AssessmentNoNo0.75
Technology Advances in Cataract SurgeryFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo0.75
Trivial or Trouble? Identifying and Managing Growths on the Ocular SurfaceFace to Face with AssessmentYesNo0.75
MIGS - Everything You Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to AskFace to Face with AssessmentYesNo0.75
Surgeon Q&AFace to Face without AssessmentNoNo0.50
Trade Presentation Face to Face without AssessmentNoYes0.50
The Management of Diabetic RetinopathyFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo0.75
Overview of Retinal DetachmentFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo0.75
Diabetic Retinopathy UpdateFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo0.75
Diagnosis and Management of Conditions of the Vitreomacular InterfaceFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo0.75
Interesting Retinal and Uveitis CasesFace to Face with AssessmentYesNo0.75
Surgeon Q&AFace to Face without AssessmentNoNo0.50