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CW3 The Use of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) for the Diagnosis of Glaucoma and Retinal Conditions

Date: 22/06/2019

Venue: Comfort Inn Julie Anna, 268 Napier Street, Bendigo 3550

Provider: Australian College of Optometry

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

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the fundamentals of OCT
  • Demonstrate an understanding of retinal anatomy and features
  • Discuss the clinical applications of OCT
  • Explain how OCT scans complement information that is obtained by direct clinical observation and fluorescein angiography
  • List the OCT findings that are to be expected in various maculopathies and retinopathies
  • Discuss the expected OCT findings that are associated with retinal vascular and ischaemic disease
  • Discuss the role OCT and OCT- angiography in the diagnosis and management of  glaucoma
  • Identify the different patterns of loss in glaucoma that are evident with OCT
  • Compare and contrast visual field and OCT changes in glaucoma
  • Explain the integration of the RNFL and GCL scans in the evaluation of the risk of glaucoma
  • List the main OCT scan profiles
  • List the criteria for selecting a particular OCT scan and the interpretation of the scan
  • Recognise artefacts on an OCT scan
  • Contrast fundus autofluorescence (FAF) and OCT

Max points awarded: 9.00

Session Information

Name
Lecture
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Clinical Workshop
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
LectureFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo3.00
Clinical WorkshopFace to Face Small WorkshopNoNo6.00