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CW2 Diagnosis of Glaucoma Using Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)

Date: 22/06/2019

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 evolution of OCT as an ophthalmic diagnostic technique
  • Discuss the importance of OCT in the assessment of ocular disease
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the theoretical principles of OCT
  • Interpret an OCT image of a normal eye
  • List the features in a variety of OCT machines
  • Perform OCT scans to identify the retinal nerve fibre layer (RNFL), the macular area and the ganglion cell layer (GCL)
  • Identify the different patterns of loss in glaucoma that are evident with OCT.
  • Compare and contrast visual field and OCT changes
  • Explain the integration of the RNFL and GCL scans in the evaluation of the risk of glaucoma
  • Recognise signs of brain tumours or other cranial pathology using the RNFL and GCL scans

Max points awarded: 9.00

Session Information

Name
Lecture
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Clinical Workshop
Activity Type
Face to Face Small Workshop
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
6.00

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Supplier?
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
Lecture Face to Face with AssessmentYesNo3.00
Clinical WorkshopFace to Face Small WorkshopYesNo6.00