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PHARMA - March 2019


Learning Objectives

  • Gain an understanding on the various management options for patients diagnosed with concurrent glaucoma and ocular surface/dry eye disease
  • Become more familiar with the various preservative-free therapeutic medication management options for glaucoma patients experiencing issues relating to drop toxicity
  • Become more familiar with the therapeutic medication management options for acute angle closure glaucoma
  • Become more familiar with the common mistakes optometrists make in the diagnosis of glaucoma and other eye disease and how this impacts the therapeutic medication management of such patients
  • Gain an understanding of the reasons why older people are at greater risk of developing glaucoma
  • Become more familiar with the different types of MIGS devices and how these impact the therapeutic medication management of glaucoma patients
  • Gain an understanding of the limitations of current glaucoma clinical guidelines, especially in the context of pre-perimetric glaucoma diagnosis and how these can subsequently impact the therapeutic medication management of pre-perimetric glaucoma
  • Become more familiar with clinical practice guidelines for AMD in order to better manage patients with this disease
  • Become more familiar with the diagnosis and therapeutic medication management (both topical and oral) of Herpes Simplex Keratitis

Max CPD hours awarded: 4.5

Session Information

Name
PHARMA - March 2019
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
3
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
4.5