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Glaucoma Diagnosis: A Case-Based Interactive Tutorial

Available from: 3/12/2019

Where to publish: Online / CFEH Education

Provider: Centre For Eye Health

Contact: Karin Mavromatis, [E] kmavromatis@cfeh.com.au, [P] (02) 8115 0740

Learning Objectives

  • To understand a systematic approach to optic nerve head assessment that reflects the latest evidence-base and be able to apply this systematic approach to optic nerve head assessment to actual patients seen at the Centre
  • To be able to interpret both the RNFL and Ganglion cell analysis printouts on the Cirrus OCT
  • To be able to identify structural and functional changes that are characteristic of glaucoma
  • To be able to accurately interpret visual field results and understand the implications of using the SITA Faster paradigm
  • To understand retinotopic organisation and the concept of concordance between structural and functional changes
  • To investigate a range of ocular conditions (other than glaucoma) that cause thinning of the retinal nerve fibre layer and understand that glaucoma is a diagnosis of exclusion
  • To understand the concept of retrograde degeneration and the effect of visual pathway lesions have on both the ganglion cell analysis and visual fields
  • To understand the concept of progression and its importance in establishing a glaucoma diagnosis

Max points awarded: 5.00

Session Information

Name
Glaucoma Diagnosis: A Case-Based Interactive Tutorial
Activity Type
Independent Learning without Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
5.00