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Optometrist Education Day

Date: 23/10/2022 (AEST)

Venue: The Star Casino, Broadbeach Island, Broadbeach, QLD, 4218

Provider: Gold Coast & Tweed Eye Doctors

Contact: Sue Pocock, [E] sue.pocock@gcteyedoctors.com.au, [P] 07 5612 5222

Learning Objectives

  • Management of dermatochalasis and ptosis - List the red flags for a patient with droopy eyelids
  • Management of dermatochalasis and ptosis - Describe modern treatment regimes for droopy eyelids
  • Current Management of Glaucoma - Describe the necessary signs and investigations required to diagnose glaucoma
  • Current Management of Glaucoma - Describe the clinical signs and investigations necessary to diagnose the progression of glaucoma
  • Current Management of Glaucoma - Describe the current treatment modalities used in the treatment of glaucoma
  • Intermittent Exotropia - Learn the different types of intermittent exotropia
  • Intermittent Exotropia - Understand current non-surgical treatment strategies
  • Intermittent Exotropia - Surgical treatment and long term outcomes
  • Planning Strabismus surgery - when surgical treatment is appropriate or not
  • Planning Strabismus surgery - current surgical techniques
  • Vitreomacular interface disorders - necessary signs and treatment
  • Diagnosis and management of uveitis - necessary signs and treatment
  • Management of keratonconus in the 21st century - signs, techniques and current treatments
  • Management of microbial keratitis - signs, techniques and current treatments
  • What an Optometrist should know
  • Interpretation and diagnosis
  • How to decide if someone needs surgery and what type of surgery they need

Max CPD hours awarded: 5.5

Session Information

Name
Dermatochalasis & Ptosis/Vitreomacular Interface Disorders/Keratoconus
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1.5
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5
Name
Intermittent Exotropia/Current Management of Glaucoma, Uveitis & Microbial Keratitis
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
2
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
2
Name
Planning Strabismus Surgery
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
No
Duration of CPD Session/Module
0.5
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
0.5
Name
Retinopathy of Prematurity/Ectropion Repair/OCT Interpretation/Slit Lamp Techniques
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
Yes
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1.5
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5

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.