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Optometrist Paediatric Education Workshop

Date: 17/08/2019

Venue: Queensland Children's Hospital 501 Stanley Street South Brisbane, QLD, 4101

Provider: Queensland Children’s Hospital

Contact: Laura Gascoigne-pees, [E] laura.gascoignepees@health.qld.gov.au, [P] 07 3068 3392

Learning Objectives

  • 1. Know about the care burden in paediatric population. 2. Explore appropriate ways to meet the increasing demand for paediatric eyecare 3. Implement best practice in paediatric care in collaboration with Ophthalmologists
  • 1. Recognise the changes that occur developmentally from birth for visual acuity, ocular alignment and binocular eye movements, stereopsis, refractive error. 2. Recognise the importance of same day referral upon recognising signs of retinoblastoma, congenital cataract and congenital glaucoma. 3. Be able to identify the special populations in paediatric ophthalmology at higher risk of ocular complications and how to treat
  • 1. Be able to identify the most suitable tests to implement in the clinical setting in order to appropriately diagnose and monitor paediatric patients 2. Be able to recognise the intricacies of testing and measuring the visual function of children and be able to apply this knowledge in a clinical setting 3. Recognise the importance of detailed history taking and be able to identify the most relevant information to assist with their diagnosis and management of paediatric patients.
  • 1. Examine the relative contribution of each type of refractive error to the development of amblyopia. 2. Be able to describe the risk factors for myopia in an Australian population. 3. Be able to identify the indications for spectacle correction in childhood.
  • 1. Identify and differentiate the features of true and pseudo papilledema. 2. Be able to perform the clinical work up required to confirm diagnosis. 3. Establish and plan the management of the patient with disc swelling including appropriate referral.
  • 1. Identify types of amblyopia, in particular the strabismic and refractive error conditions that underlie the condition. 2. Recognize the diagnosis and consequences of amblyopia. 3. Apply the current regimens for treatment and monitoring of amblyopia.
  • 1. Be able to recognise the intricacies of different types of common childhood strabismus. 2. Be able to provide a diagnosis of strabismus according to their clinical evaluation. 3. Be able to formulate a differential diagnosis for like conditions according to their clinical evaluation
  • 1. Recognize clinical features of nystagmus 2. Identify potential causes of nystagmus in children 3. Make appropriate management plan & appropriate investigations.

Max points awarded: 18.00

Session Information

Name
Collaborative paediatric eye care – guidelines and practice
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.25
Name
Development of the visual system
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.25
Name
Paediatric Eye Examination
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.25
Name
Refractive errors in children
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.25
Name
Disc swelling
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.25
Name
Amblyopia
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.25
Name
Strabismus in childhood
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.25
Name
Children with nystagmus
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.25

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Supplier?
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
Collaborative paediatric eye care – guidelines and practice Face to Face with AssessmentNoNo2.25
Development of the visual system Face to Face with AssessmentNoNo2.25
Paediatric Eye Examination Face to Face with AssessmentNoNo2.25
Refractive errors in children Face to Face with AssessmentNoNo2.25
Disc swelling Face to Face with AssessmentNoNo2.25
AmblyopiaFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo2.25
Strabismus in childhood Face to Face with AssessmentNoNo2.25
Children with nystagmus Face to Face with AssessmentNoNo2.25