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Specialist Eye Surgeons' CPD evening for Optometrists

Date: 17/07/2019

Venue: Bodrum restaurant, 51 Fletcher St, Essendon, VIC, 3040

Provider: Specialist Eye Surgeons

Contact: Megan Loft, [E] megan@specialisteyesurgeons.com.au, [P] 0422071530

Learning Objectives

  • Recognise and diagnose emergent and urgent retinal conditions that require immediate treatment, commence initial management and develop an appropriate referral pattern for urgent retinal disease.
  • Understand which conditions and when are intravitreal injections indicated.
  • Understand the different intravitreal agents available and how intravitreal injections are given. Understand the potential major and minor complications of intravitreal injections, and how to manage some of these.
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of endophthalmitis.
  • Understand the suitability of patients for different cataract surgery lens options.
  • Understand what factors pre surgery can affect the optical outcome.
  • The role of the Optometrist in managing patient expectations and refractive outcomes.

Max points awarded: 4.00

Session Information

Name
Review of refractive outcomes after cataract surgery - what can we do better?
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.00
Name
Interesting case studies in cataract surgery
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.00
Name
Retinal emergencies - Eye'r beware!
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.00
Name
Intravitreal injections in AMD, Diabetics, and Vein occlusions- therapeutic considerations
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.00

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Supplier?
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
Review of refractive outcomes after cataract surgery - what can we do better?Face to Face without AssessmentNoNo1.00
Interesting case studies in cataract surgeryFace to Face without AssessmentNoNo1.00
Retinal emergencies - Eye'r beware!Face to Face without AssessmentNoNo1.00
Intravitreal injections in AMD, Diabetics, and Vein occlusions- therapeutic considerationsFace to Face without AssessmentNoNo1.00