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Diabetes Collaborative Care and Medical Ocular Management

Available from: 27/02/2020

Where to publish:

Provider: Luxottica Institute of Learning

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

Learning Objectives

  • 1. conduct a thorough medical history when examining patients living with diabetes
  • 2. collaboratively co-manage patients and liase with other involved health professionals who are involved in the patient’s diabetes care
  • 3. understand the treatment options for diabetic retinopathy
  • 4. appreciate the benefits and limitations of treatment options for diabetic retinopathy
  • 5. understand the importance in the role of optometrists in the co-management and involvement in the decision making process for diabetes eye related care management options with ophthalmologists
  • 6. understand the and manage diabetes related ocular surface changes including dry eye management
  • 7. understand the clinical importance and medico legal significance with thorough and adequate clinical record keeping
  • 8. appreciate the added benefits of advancing technology including ultra wide retinal imaging in further assessing the retina
  • 9. Understand and appreciate how why both current and advancing technologies are both required to acquire the thorough clinical assessment.

Max points awarded: 2.00

Session Information

Diabetes Collaborative Care and Medical Ocular Management
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Points for attending & Passing Assessment

Acknowledgement of Country

In the spirit of reconciliation Optometry Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.