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PHARMA - September 2019

Available from: 1/09/2019


Provider: OA National Provider


Learning Objectives

  • Become more familiar with the therapeutic medication management of myopia progression via the use of low dose atropine
  • Become more familiar with the various paediatric optic nerve anomalies that may be encountered in clinical practice
  • Gain an understanding of the ease of access and barriers that parents need to overcome in the eye care provision of young children
  • Become more familiar with the clinical management guidelines for myopia and where therapeutic medication management fits within the model
  • Gain an understanding of the prevalence of myopia in school aged children
  • Become more familiar with the epidemiological data relating to myopia and how/why optometrists can/should implement myopia control strategies for their patients
  • Become more familiar with daily disposable multifocal soft contact lenses as a method of myopia control
  • Become more familiar with orthokeratology contact lenses as a method of myopia control
  • Become more familiar with digital eye strain, how digital devices may impact people & their sleep patterns and how to manage patients with this condition
  • Gain an understanding of how accommodative-vergence dysfunction can contribute to learning difficulties in children

Max points awarded: 6.00

Session Information

Name
PHARMA - September 2019
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.00
Name
PHARMA - September 2019
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
5.00