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PHARMA - December 2017

Available from: 22/07/2019

Where to publish: OA Institute

Provider: OA National Provider

Contact: Optometry Australia OA Provider, [E] s.hanna@optometry.org.au, [P] 96688550

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 points awarded: 6.00

Session Information

Name
PHARMA - December 2017
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
PHARMA - December 2017
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Supplier?
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
PHARMA - December 2017Independent Learning with AssessmentYesNo3.00
PHARMA - December 2017Independent Learning with AssessmentNoNo3.00