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Queensland Retina Specialists Inaugural CPD Night

Date: 13/10/2020

Venue: Ground Floor, Boundary Court 55 Little Edward St, QLD, 4000

Provider: Inservio- change it as required

Contact: Justine Cant, [E] justine.cant@inservio.com.au, [P] 000000

Learning Objectives

  • Optometrists will be able to classify penetrating eye trauma
  • Describe the current triage protocol for penetrating eye injuries
  • Optometrists will understand the surgical process and the primary objectives in surgical intervention for ocular trauma
  • Optometrists to understand how they can be more involved in co-management and to discuss techniques for co-management of ocular trauma with ophthalmology colleagues
  • Recognise red flags following ocular trauma
  • Differentiate and characterise possible sequalae of ocular trauma
  • How often will the patient be reviewed after surgeries have ceased
  • Discriminate between benign and suspicious periocular lesions
  • Identify the main characteristics of lesions requiring onward referral for Ophthalmology assessment
  • To understand the non- surgical and surgical management options for periocular tumours
  • Optometrists will be able to compare the different approaches to assessing ocular tissue sections
  • Implement techniques for co-management of periocular tumours with ophthalmology colleagues
  • Understand what is important information for prevention, management, and follow up of periocular tumours to patients.
  • Understand how optometrists can be more involved/ helpful in referral pathway and co-management
  • Discuss the post- operative follow- up timeline and understand what issues to look out for
  • To have an understanding of the timeline of recovery- pain & vision expectations, red flags in post- operative care and general health aspects of care .
  • To have an understanding of 3 different surgical approaches for carcinomas and the pro's and con's of each

Max points awarded: 9.00

Session Information

Name
Ocular Trauma
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
4.50
Name
Periocular Tumours
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
4.50