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Envision Eye Center - Educational Optometry Evening 2020

Date: 24/03/2020

Venue: Swissotel 68 Market Street, NSW, 2000

Provider: Envision Eye Centre

Contact: Ursula Kunicki, [E] surgical@corneaclinic.com.au, [P] (02) 9233 7333

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the benefits of the world's first online keratoconus registry
  • To have an understanding of the optometry module that was developed by our key speaker of the night Prof Stephanie Watson
  • Identify the additional fields in keratoconic patients to track vision and contact lens-related outcomes and how to track and share with patients their own outcomes. In addition, improve patient understanding and compliance with therapy.
  • Identify patients who would be eligible to participate in the registry
  • Understand how to become involved in the Save Sight registry and a demonstration of data collection and statistical analysis
  • Understand how to differentiate and diagnose between similar presenting anterior segment cases
  • Have a sound understanding of treatment and management of the common presenting anterior segment conditions
  • Identify key factors in the initial diagnosis of anterior segment conditions- case studies presented
  • Be able to identify and describe various endothelial grafting procedures
  • List indications of these procedures and describe their presentations
  • Describe expected outcomes for endothelial procedures, as compared to penetrating keratoplasty
  • Understanding the use of ozurdex for the treatment of unilateral infective posterior uveitis and its usefulness when doing cataract surgery in uveitis patients
  • Understand the way we diagnose, investigate and treat uveitis using multimodal imaging
  • Have a sound understanding of how biologic therapy is revolutionizing the fight against noninfective uveitis
  • Understanding the importance of a good patient/ doctor relationship in the treatment of diabetic macular oedema with 10 anti-VEGF injections in the first 12 months of treatment as per the drcrnet protocols
  • Understand the therapeutic use of Brocolizamab as a possible longer-acting anti-VEGF

Max points awarded: 9.00

Session Information

Name
Developments in Keratoconus and the Save Sight Registry
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.00
Name
Anterior Segment Cases
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
DSEK, DMEK, DWEK- What the heck?
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.00
Name
Uveitis and Medical Retina case Management Updates
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.00