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Navigating through COVID 19 and the implications on eye care

Date: 11/05/2020

Venue: Webinar, SA, 5006

Provider: Pennington Eye Clinic

Contact: Weng Chan, [E] info@penningtoneyeclinic.com, [P] 82671700

Learning Objectives

  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to identify IOL types that are best avoided in patients who may also require a DSAEK/DMEK corneal graft.
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to identify which conditions must also be considered as a possible diagnosis when assessing a pterygium.
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to identify preferred techniques used in pterygium surgery.
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to identify which layer of the cornea is transplanted in DMEK corneal grafts.
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to identify which patients often require additional steroids following pterygium surgery.
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to identify risk factors in the development of a pterygium.
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to identify which drug classes are more commonly used in the treatment of glaucoma.
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to identify what factors should be taken into consideration when adjusting a glaucoma patient’s medication.
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to identify the findings of the EAGLE trial (early lens extraction with intraocular lens implantation for the treatment of primary angle closure glaucoma compared to standard care).
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to identify side-effects of a Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor.
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to identify factors contributing to poor compliance with topical medication.
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to identify when a Hydrus Stent should be used in glaucoma surgery.
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to identify how long the COVID 19 virus can survive on plastic surfaces
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to identify which cleaning agent is the most effective against the COVID 19 virus.
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to identify when it is appropriate for an optometrist to use tele-health.
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to identify what is and isn't a prerequisite for tele-ophthalmology.
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to identify which ancillary tests should be avoided in suspected COVID 19 patients.
  • At the completion of the CPD activity, participants should be able to identify which PPE are most appropriate when examining patients in a low and high risk group setting.

Max points awarded: 4.50

Session Information

Name
The role of tele-ophthalmology and optometry
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50
Name
Managing cornea and cataract patients during COVID 19
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50
Name
Managing glaucoma during COVID 19
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50