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Townsville Eye Care Education Seminar

Date: 24/03/2019

Venue: The Ville Resort - Casino Sir Leslie Thiess Drive Townsville, QLD, 4810

Provider: Townsville Eye Care

Contact: Donna Chen, [E] donna.chen@townsvilleeyecare.com.au, [P] (07) 4775 6686

Learning Objectives

  • Glaucoma Identify important clinical signs requiring action in glaucoma patients
  • Glaucoma Identify the new glaucoma treatments and their role in optimising glaucoma treatment
  • Glaucoma Consolidate knowledge on anti-glaucoma medications and develop confidence in prescribing
  • Technological advances and macular pathology Recognise the impact of technology on identifying and classifying macular pathology
  • Technological advances and macular pathology Understand treatment rationale and risks behind injectable therapies
  • Technological advances and macular pathology Develop an understanding of the spectrum of macular pathology
  • Technological advances and macular pathology Identify common differentials for dry and wet AMD
  • Degenerative lesions of the peripheral retina Correctly identify the most common degenerative lesions of the peripheral retina
  • Degenerative lesions of the peripheral retina Recognise the frequency of asymptomatic findings and likelihood of management
  • Degenerative lesions of the peripheral retina Understand the biomechanics of the eye and its clinical relevance
  • Complex cataracts and secondary IOLs Consolidate knowledge on cataract surgery/primary IOLs (and impact on ocular structures)
  • Complex cataracts and secondary IOLs Recognise that there are different surgical approaches for complex cataracts
  • Complex cataracts and secondary IOLs Identify concerns that may indicate an IOL exchange or secondary IOL
  • Diabetic retinopathy Understand the classification of diabetic eye disease
  • Diabetic retinopathy Understand the role of laser in the anti-VEGF era
  • Diabetic retinopathy Understand the role of medical treatment (i.e. Lipitor)
  • Epiretinal membranes and macular holes Recognise the aetiologies of ERMs and MHs
  • Epiretinal membranes and macular holes Understand the factors affecting urgency of ERMs and MHs
  • Epiretinal membranes and macular holes Develop an understanding of what is involved in retinal surgery

Max points awarded: 18.00

Session Information

Name
Glaucoma
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Diabetic Retinopathy
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Technological advances and macular pathology
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
4.50
Name
Degenerative lesions of the peripheral retina
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.00
Name
Complex cataracts and secondary IOLs
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Epiretinal membranes and macular holes
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Supplier?
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
GlaucomaFace to Face with AssessmentYesNo3.00
Diabetic RetinopathyFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo3.00
Technological advances and macular pathologyFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo3.00
Eyelid and Epiphora 
Face to Face with AssessmentNoNo3.00
Complex cataracts and secondary IOLsFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo3.00
Epiretinal membranes and macular holesFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo3.00