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CW4 Orthokeratology Workshop

Date: 6/07/2019

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

Provider: Australian College of Optometry

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

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the three key clinical techniques for assessing corneal integrity
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the signs of keratoconus
  • Identify corneal changes related to orthokeratology
  • Describe the technique of orthokeratology and the benefits that it offers
  • Identify corneal topography patterns of response to orthokeratology lens wear
  • Demonstrate familiarity with appropriate refractive limits and indications for orthokeratology
  • Describe some of the serious complications of contact orthokeratology lens wear for a patient and the management of the problems
  • Use a corneal topographer and a corneal tomographer
  • Interpret standard reports for topography and tomography
  • Understand the use of the Flat-K and Delta-K indices with orthokeratology
  • Discuss the prevalence of myopia
  • Describe the importance of orthokeratology in the context of myopia control
  • Demonstrate familiarity with parameter selection for orthokeratology fitting
  • Discuss the fitting and parameter selection for orthokeratology lenses
  • Recognise both, ideal and unsuitable fluorescein fitting pattern appearances with orthokeratology lenses
  • Demonstrate familiarity with appropriate refractive limits and indications for orthokeratology
  • Identify key corneal topography and tomographic patterns diagnostic of irregular corneal conditions such as keratoconus
  • Explain the wearing schedule to a new orthokeratology lens wearerv
  • Explain the after-care schedule to a new orthokeratology lens wearer
  • Discuss the adverse effects of orthokeratology

Max points awarded: 18.00

Session Information

Name
Orthokeratology - Overview
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Orthokeratology (technique, corneal patterns, refractive limits, complications)
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Tomography and topography
Activity Type
Face to Face Small Workshop
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Orthokeratology and Myopia
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
orthokeratology prac session
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
Orthokeratology - Overview Face to Face with AssessmentNoNo3.00
Orthokeratology (technique, corneal patterns, refractive limits, complications) Face to Face with AssessmentNoNo3.00
Tomography and topographyFace to Face Small WorkshopNoNo3.00
Orthokeratology and MyopiaFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo3.00
orthokeratology prac sessionFace to Face Small WorkshopNoNo6.00