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Gippsland Eye Centre Virtual Optometrist Education

Date: 12/05/2021 (AEST)

Venue: Gippsland Eye Centre Virtual Optom Evening , VIC, 3818

Provider: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia - NSW Sponsor

Contact: Sarah Bell, [E], [P] 0432765239

Learning Objectives

  • Improve their assessment & diagnostic accuracy of OCT images in challenging cases. Reduce confounding effects and artefacts in image capturing
  • Improve progression analysis of OCT retinal never finer layer, ganglion cell complex, and Bruch’s membrane opening
  • Identify how to improve their assessment & how to understand new techniques of OCT for assessment of papilledema
  • Understand new terminology for structures seen on OCT in the assessment of papilloedema & when to follow up and refer such patients
  • Improve their assessment of identifying factors & causes of visual impairment in a range of retinal conditions
  • Identify clinical signs of vision-threatening retinal diseases. Learn about the treatment options available for these retinal conditions

Max CPD hours awarded: 2.25

Session Information

OCT and Glaucoma/Role of OCT in suspected Papilledema/Retina Cases
Duration of CPD Session/Module
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component

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.