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PHARMA - March 2020

Learning Objectives

  • Be aware of the advantages associated with glaucoma community collaborative care programs available in Australia
  • Gain a better understanding of the therapeutic management of some autoimmune/systemic conditions via the use of hydroxychloroquine and the associated ocular side effects this medication can produce
  • Become more familiar with pigmented choroidal lesions in order to better understand which can be monitored and which should be referred for ophthalmological evaluation
  • Become more familiar with the effects of pregnancy on the eyes and the relative safety of the various topical medications during pregnancy
  • Gain a better understanding of a GP's approach into the investigation and management of various systemic conditions which can have ocular manifestations
  • Become more familiar with the steps involved in the compounding of therapeutic medications
  • Become more familiar with the difference in the accuracy of pterygium diagnosis between Australian GPs & optometrists
  • Gain an understanding of how to access more advanced therapeutic dry eye management options within Australia
  • Become more familiar with the ingredients and mechanism of action of NovaTears in the therapeutic management of dry eye

Max CPD hours awarded: 4.5

Session Information

PHARMA - March 2020
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