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MQ Health Optometrist Education Evening

Date: 31/03/2020

Venue: Ground Floor, MQ Health Clinic Building, 2 Technology Place, Macquarie University, NSW, 2109

Provider: MQ Health Ophthalmology

Contact: Katrina Turnbull, [E] Katrina.Turnbull@mqhealth.org.au, [P] 0423 732 445

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the different types of retinal artery and vein occlusions and their clinical features.
  • To understand the principals of management of retinal artery and vein occlusions and to recognise important complications.
  • To be familiar with strategies for monitoring glaucoma suspects prior to referral top ophthalmology
  • To identify key features in a patients’ workup that would suggest a need for referral to ophthalmology
  • Know how to deal with StEPS referrals
  • understand what is meant by emmetropisation
  • Know the danger signs in screening children
  • Understand what are the important causes and risk factors of a red eye that are vision threatening
  • logically examine a patient with an acute red eye
  • Be familiar with the management principles of an acute red eye

Max points awarded: 6.00

Session Information

Name
Retinal vascular occlusions
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50
Name
Glaucoma - when to refer
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50
Name
Hypermetropia in children – when do they need glasses
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50
Name
Vision threatening causes of red eye
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50