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PHARMA - December 2017


Learning Objectives

  • Be more familiar with current contact lens prescribing trends across Australia
  • Compare contact lens prescribing trends between Australia and the rest of the world
  • Be more familiar with and be able to differentiate between the various corneal ectatic and thinning disorders
  • Be more familiar with the various tests/diagnostic equipment used to aid in determining a diagnosis of keratoconus
  • Be more familiar with the tests/diagnostic equipment/criteria used to aid in determining progression of keratoconus
  • Be more familiar with the microblepharoexfoliation via the BlephEx device for treatment of blepharitis
  • Be more familiar with the advantages that ultra-widefield imaging provides in the diagnosis and documentation of peripheral retinal pathologies
  • Be more familiar with the epidemiology and ocular and systemic complications associated with Sjogren's Syndrome
  • Be more familiar with the contact lens fitting options to manage keratoconus
  • Be more familiar with Hyaluronic Acid and the benefits that this compound provides when included within an artificial tear formulation
  • Be more familiar with a new visual field and visual acuity testing iPad application
  • Be more familiar with videokeratoscopy and how it can be used to aid in determining true unilateral keratoconus

Max CPD hours awarded: 4.5

Session Information

Name
PHARMA - December 2017
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
3
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
4.5