Paediatric Optometry Clinical Education Workshop and Live Webinar
Venue: Queensland Children’s Hospital, South Brisbane, QLD, 4101
Provider: Queensland Children’s Hospital
Contact: Melanie Lloyd, [E] CHQ_optalign@health.qld.gov.au, [P] 0450 290 314
- Know about the care burden in paediatric population.
- Explore appropriate ways to meet the increasing demand for paediatric eyecare
- Implement best practice in paediatric care in collaboration with Ophthalmologists
- Recognise the changes that occur developmentally from birth for visual acuity, ocular alignment and binocular eye movements, stereopsis, refractive error.
- Recognise the importance of same day referral upon recognising signs of retinoblastoma, congenital cataract and congenital glaucoma.
- Be able to identify the special populations in paediatric ophthalmology at higher risk of ocular complications and how to treat
- Be able to identify the most suitable tests to implement in the clinical setting in order to appropriately diagnose and monitor paediatric patients
- Be able to recognise the intricacies of testing and measuring the visual function of children and be able to apply this knowledge in a clinical setting
- Recognise the importance of detailed history taking and be able to identify the most relevant information to assist with their diagnosis and management of paediatric patients.
- Examine the relative contribution of each type of refractive error to the development of amblyopia.
- Be able to describe the risk factors for myopia in an Australian population.
- Be able to identify the indications for spectacle correction in childhood.
- Be able to recognise the intricacies of different types of common childhood strabismus.
- Be able to provide a diagnosis of strabismus according to their clinical evaluation.
- Be able to formulate a differential diagnosis for like conditions according to their clinical evaluation
- Identify types of amblyopia, in particular the strabismic and refractive error conditions that underlie the condition.
- Recognize the diagnosis and consequences of amblyopia.
- Apply the current regimens for treatment and monitoring of amblyopia
- Identify and differentiate the features of true and pseudo papilledema.
- Be able to perform the clinical work up required to confirm diagnosis.
- Establish and plan the management of the patient with disc swelling including appropriate referral.
- Discuss and define and components of Non-Organic Vision Loss
- Understand the examination approach to the patient suspicious for Non-Organic Vision Loss
- Comprehend and adopt methods of management and support
Max points awarded: 18.00
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