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Intravitreal Injection Workshop

Date: 13/06/2019

Venue: Bairnsdale International Hotel, 355 Main Street, Bairnsdale, VIC, 3875

Provider: Australian Centre for Sight

Learning Objectives

  • Understand 1- Indications for intravitreal injections in retinal vein occlusions (RVO)
  • 1- Indications for intravitreal injections in diabetic macular oedema (DMO / DME).
  • 1- Indications for intravitreal injections in age related macular degeneration (AMD).
  • 1- Indications for intravitreal injections in other cases
  • 1- Complications of intravitreal injections.
  • 1- Intravitreal injection technique – variations and implications
  • 1- Anaesthetic requirements
  • 1- Sterile precautions
  • 1- Needle safety
  • 1- Endophthalmitis prophylaxis
  • 1- Postoperative monitoring after intravitreal injections
  • 1- Postoperative medication following intravitreal injections
  • 1- What to do if you suspect Endophthalmitis?
  • 1- Understanding VEGF and its role in retinal diseases.
  • 1- Understanding Anti-VEGF and its effects.
  • OCT interpretation for DME, RVO and AMD

Max points awarded: 6.00

Session Information

Intravitreal Injection Workshop
Activity Type
Face to Face Small Workshop
Points for attending & Passing Assessment

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
Intravitreal Injection WorkshopFace to Face Small WorkshopNoNo6.00

Acknowledgement of Country

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