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Current Realities of and Future Possibilities for AMD

Date: 16/02/2021

Venue: Live Webinar - OA Institute of Excellence

Provider: OA National Provider

Contact: Optometry Australia, [E] s.hanna@optometry.org.au, [P] 96688550

Learning Objectives

  • Explain AMD disease classification in terms of both structure and function
  • Describe ways to assess AMD risk and detect early or sub-clinical disease by measuring dark adaptation
  • Discuss current AMD treatment options
  • Obtain advanced imaging interpretation skills in relation to AMD, particularly in optical coherence tomography
  • Improve patient management, through knowledge of biomarkers, risk of progression and “red flags” that require special attention
  • Gain an understanding of the rapid technological changes and clinical trials (current and planned) in the care of AMD, and be able to counsel patients on emerging treatments

Max CPD hours awarded: 2.5

Session Information

Name
Who Says There’s Nothing You Can Do About Early AMD?
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
No
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1
Name
Current Realities of and Future Possibilities for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
No
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5