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OCT - Application, Interpretation, Management & Uveitis Cases

Available from: 1/12/2019

Where to publish:

Provider: Presmed Australia Pty Ltd

Contact: Eliza Mcgann, [E], [P] 02 8507 6846

Learning Objectives

  • To know when an OCT is indicated in children
  • To understand the limitations of OCT in children
  • To interpret OCT findings in children
  • Appreciate how and when to use OCT in daily clinical practice
  • Be able to demonstrate to the patient how their ophthalmological disorder can be better assessed and managed by using OCT
  • To understand how diagnoses can be improved with OCT, especially when there is a question of localization of pathology to either the eye, the optic nerve, the orbit, or the brain.
  • Be able to recognise signs of inflammatory eye disease versus other conditions
  • Be able to recognize signs of inflammatory eye conditions in children
  • Be able to differentiate different signs and symptoms in medical retina presentations ie ARMD
  • Be able to understand prescribing of therapeutics in different ocular conditions
  • Role of Cataract surgery and how to do and manage cataract surgery in uveitic patients including kids
  • Role of glaucoma surgery in these patients (both adults and kids) how and what to do
  • To educate and learn about common uveitis conditions and to identify ocular signs

Max points awarded: 2.00

Session Information

OCT - Application, Interpretation, Management & Uveitis Cases
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.