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Therapeutic Refresher

Date: 22/09/2020

Venue: 75 Pigdons Rd, Waurn Ponds, VIC, 3216

Provider: Deakin University

Contact: Lucy Ainge, [E] lucy.ainge@deakin.edu.au, [P] (03) 5227 3171

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the differential diagnoses and possible therapeutic diagnosis of pupil anisocoria
  • Apply evidence-based practice in myopia control specifically pertaining to the use of low dose atropine
  • Discuss the effectivity of low dose atropine treatment for myopia control in comparison to other forms of myopia control
  • Understand the indications and effectivity of the cyclosporine therapeutic agent in the treatment of inflammatory eye disease
  • Discuss the benefits and disadvantages of the use of cyclosporine in treatment of eye disease compared to other available therapeutic agents
  • Research methodologies to determine enablers of access to low vision rehabilitation, identify appropriate referral criteria & develop, implement and evaluate a program to increase access and uptake of low vision rehabilitation services
  • Understand the current knowledge on ocular allergy and some of the gaps in the literature on ocular allergy.

Max points awarded: 4.50

Session Information

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