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Diagnosis and Management of Complicated Ocular Disease-An interactive Workshop.

Date: 18/11/2019

Venue: Coffs Eye Surgery, 67 Albany St, Coffs Harbour., NSW, 2450

Provider: Coffs Eye Surgery

Contact: Debbie Iddles, [E] manager@coffseyesurgery.com.au, [P] (02) 6658 4994

Learning Objectives

  • Dr Fergusson aims to build on optometrists knowledge of the patient experience, diagnosis methods and treatment options available to patient across a broad group of complicated ocular diseases.development of a management plan • appropriate choice of medicines (this may involve writing a prescription, ceasing medicines, dose adjustment, advising on over-the-counter medicine) • advice to the patient about the appropriate use of the medication • development of a treatment plan • monitoring outcome
  • Dr Fergusson will aim to enhance attendees knowledge and skill base in identifying and diagnosing complicated ocular disease.
  • In particular DR Fergusson aims to enhance optometrist ability to diagnose and co manage cateract both trauma and senile. Development of a management plan with the optometrists; • appropriate choice of medicines (this may involve writing a prescription, ceasing medicines, dose adjustment, advising on over-the-counter medicine) • advice to the patient about the appropriate use of the medication • development of a treatment plan • monitoring outcome
  • In particular DR Fergusson aims to enhance optometrist ability to diagnose and co manage spontaneous hyphaema, Uveitis, Cornea. Including development of a management plan • appropriate choice of medicines (this may involve writing a prescription, ceasing medicines, dose adjustment, advising on over-the-counter medicine) • advice to the patient about the appropriate use of the medication • development of a treatment plan • monitoring outcome
  • In particular DR Fergusson aims to enhance optometrist ability to diagnose and co manage glaucoma and Neuro Ophthalmology. Including development of a management plan • appropriate choice of medicines (this may involve writing a prescription, ceasing medicines, dose adjustment, advising on over-the-counter medicine) • advice to the patient about the appropriate use of the medication • development of a treatment plan • monitoring outcome
  • Differential diagnosis discussions will be broad around those key areas in objectives 3.-5 (above). He will aim to assist optometrists with differential diagnosis of; 1. PXF, microhaemangiomata,PXG. 2.PXF, Senile, pigment dispersion. 3.AAU, Fuchs, Pan uveitis 4. Corneal dystrophy, Fuchs 5.Trauma, LASIK,PRK,RK 6.HSV,HZV,Trauma 7.PXF,PDS,POAG,PCAG 8.Bells Palsy, v palsy, VI Palsy, III palsy

Max points awarded: 6.00

Session Information

Name
Diagnosis and Management of Complicated Ocular Disease
Activity Type
Face to Face Small Workshop
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
6.00