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"Oh, Sugar!!! Ophthalmic Surgical Emergency" - From the Slit Lamp to the Table

Date: 6/07/2021 (AEST)

Venue: Ground Floor, Boundary Court (Blue Building), 55 Little Edward St, Spring Hill, QLD, 4000

Provider: Queensland Retina Specialists

Contact: Emi Cheng, [E] emic@qldretinaspecialists.com.au, [P] (07) 3555 5960

Learning Objectives

  • Appropriately recognize ophthalmic surgical emergencies
  • Perform initial assessment and provide relevant information when referring common surgical ophthalmic emergencies
  • Understand the different urgency of referral for various emergency conditions
  • Understand which conditions require immediate referrals
  • Initiate necessary pharmacological treatment where deemed appropriate
  • Differentiate the difference between public care vs. private care and what this means for the patient
  • Refer patients appropriately to either public emergency or private room based on clinical criteria and patient factors
  • Gain in depth understanding of how patients are managed once referred onward for definitive surgical management
  • Provide patient with pre-operative advice to facilitate transfer of care
  • Inform patients on the process and realistic expectations of emergency surgery
  • Facilitate safe handover of patients as one health professional to another
  • Reinforce knowledge of surgical processes
  • Understand patient journey on the day of an emergency eye surgery through a tour of private eye hospital

Max CPD hours awarded: 3.25

Session Information

Name
Ophthalmic Surgical Emergency including case studies with the presenter
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1.5
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
2
Name
Case Studies with the presenter
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
0.5
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
0.5
Name
Qld Eye Hospital Guided Tour
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
Yes
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
0.75
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
0.75