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CW1 Paediatric Optometry Clinical Workshop

Date: 6/04/2019

Venue: ACO, 374 Cardigan Street, Carlton, VIC, 3053

Provider: Australian College of Optometry

Contact: Liz Salvatore, [E] cpd@aco.org.au, [P] 03 9349 7477

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the key aspects of the epidemiology of myopia and the ramifications of the current trends;
  • Discuss the clinical management of myopia and suggested guidelines released by the International Myopia Institute
  • Explain the current approaches to the control of myopia with reference to newly released journal articles and hypothetical cases
  • Discuss the future approaches that may be of value in the control of myopia
  • Be able to differentiate between the seven most common types of childhood esotropia
  • Be familiar with recent evidence relating to management of childhood esotropia
  • Be able to differentiate between the six most common types of childhood exotropia
  • Be familiar with recent evidence relating to management of childhood exotropia
  • Consolidate and expand their ways of dealing with childhood strabismus.
  • List the important signs – in the anterior segment, the posterior segment and the orbit - that should alert a practitioner to the presence of a serious ophthalmic condition
  • Discuss the visual significance of congenital cataract and the criteria that govern the decision of when to perform a surgical procedure
  • Evaluate a case of nystagmus in a child
  • Explain the clinical features and treatment of ophthalmia neonatorum, and nasolacrimal duct obstruction
  • Discuss the pharmaceutical management of congenital glaucoma, childhood uveitis and keratitis
  • Know how to manage the coexistence of amblyopia and other binocular anomalies;
  • Formulate a regimen for the treatment of amblyopia in a child;
  • Integrate the treatment of amblyopia into a child’s leisure activities;
  • Be able to identify and perform tests relevant to a diagnostic assessment of childhood strabismus
  • Have a framework for diagnosis of childhood strabismus
  • Have a framework for management of childhood strabismus.
  • Assess the accommodation status, the vergence status and the accommodation-convergence synkinesis of a child
  • Prescribe exercises to enhance a child’s amplitude of accommodation and the facility of accommodation
  • Design a treatment plan to assist a child who manifests convergence deficits

Max points awarded: 15.00

Session Information

Name
Myopia Control
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Strabismic Management
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Red Flags in Paediatric Ophthalmology
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Clinical sessions amblyopia, strabismus & accommodation & vergence
Activity Type
Face to Face Small Workshop
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
6.00

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Supplier?
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
Myopia ControlFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo3.00
Strabismic ManagementFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo3.00
Red Flags in Paediatric OphthalmologyFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo3.00
Clinical sessions amblyopia, strabismus & accommodation & vergenceFace to Face Small WorkshopNoNo6.00