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Dreaded D.E.D and Terrible T.E.D - Diabetic Eye Disease and Thyroid Eye Disease Grand Rounds

Date: 10/11/2020

Venue: Queensland Retina Specialists - Ground Floor, Boundary Court (Blue building), Spring Hill, QLD, 4000

Provider: Queensland Retina Specialists

Contact: Nicola Mountford, [E] nicolam@qldretinaspecialists.com.au, [P] 0412734042

Learning Objectives

  • Classify Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Describe the best co-management protocol for NPDR
  • Explain the impact of newer imaging technologies on the treatment of DED
  • Implement techniques for co-management of DED with ophthalmology colleagues
  • Recognise red flags for poor future prognosis & explain how to intervene
  • Differentiate and characterise different therapeutic, laser and surgical approaches for management of PDR
  • Identify the early characteristics of possible undiagnosed thyroid disease
  • Discriminate between different drug types for treatment of systemic thyroid disease
  • Outline an inventory of the main tests involved in a clinical examination of a patient with Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Employ an appropriate plan for co- management of TED with GP, endocrinology, and ophthalmology colleagues
  • Argue the comparative benefits of oral or intravenous steroids in the management of TED
  • Describe patient factors involved in orbital radiation as a treatment for TED
  • Theorize the affect that use of biologic therapies and new immunomodulator drugs would have in early TED
  • Discuss different types of surgical intervention in TED and selection criteria
  • Relate important information regarding management of thyroid eye disease to patients

Max points awarded: 9.00

Session Information

Name
Dreaded D.E.D - Pearls of Wisdom on Diabetic Eye Disease
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
4.50
Name
Terrible T.E.D - Pearls of Wisdom on Thyroid Eye Disease
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
4.50