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Diabetes and Diabetes Eye-Related Conditions

Available from: 22/02/2020

Where to publish:

Provider: Luxottica Institute of Learning

Contact: Nikki Byrne, [E], [P] 02 8336 8616

Learning Objectives

  • differentiate between the types of diabetes
  • understand the signs and symptoms of diabetes
  • take a complete and thorough medical history when managing patients living with diabetes
  • understand and appreciate the prevalence, projection and impact of diabetes on the community, nation, including the global and gap within indigenous communities
  • conduct a diabetes eye examination work up
  • appropriately grade and differentiate between the levels of diabetic retinopathy
  • appropriately monitor and/or refer according to the grde of diabetic retinopathy present
  • assess the ocular surface, for corneal changes and appreciate the impact of diabetes on the ocular surface causing dry eyes, reduced corneal sensitivity and corneal nerve damage
  • understand the correlation between corneal changes and the potential to forecast the progression of peripheral neuropathy in people living with diabetes
  • understand the pathophysiology of cataract progression and the effect of diabetes.
  • Understand the pathophysiology of neovascular glaucoma and the impact of diabetes

Max points awarded: 2.00

Session Information

Diabetes and Diabetes Eye Related Conditions
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Points for attending & Passing Assessment