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Diabetes and Diabetic Eye Disease

Available from: 1/04/2019

Where to publish:

Provider: Luxottica Institute of Learning

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

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the epidemiology of diabetes mellitus and diabetic retinopathy, including magnitude and risk factors
  • Refresh your knowledge of ocular complications of diabetes mellitus
  • Understand the clinical presentation of diabetic retinopathy and most current classifications of diabetic retinopathy
  • Appreciate the advantages of new imaging technology in detecting and monitoring diabetic retinopathy
  • Understand the evidence for management and treatment of diabetic retinopathy
  • Understand the current diabetic eye disease screening programs globally and in Australia
  • Understand the role of optometry in diabetic eye care
  • Understand the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to care in diabetes mellitus

Max points awarded: 4.00

Session Information

Diabetes and Diabetic Eye Disease
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Points for attending & Passing Assessment

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
Diabetes and Diabetic Eye DiseaseIndependent Learning with AssessmentNoNo4.00

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