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Optometry Virtually Connected 2022

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Learning Objectives

  • Describe the magnitude and severity of the myopia epidemic
  • Articulate the long terms risk of untreated myopia
  • Understand the need to treat all young myopes
  • Explain the risk of myopia onset and progression for individual patients
  • Recognize the pitfalls and strengths of various approaches to myopia management
  • Monitor success of myopia management
  • Understand that latest research evidence relating to the clinical care of dry eye disease
  • Describe current developments in optical and pharmacological myopia control treatment
  • Understand the instruments used for the imaging and measurement of the eye that can be used in contact lens design
  • Understand measurements of the eye further to refraction and keratometry used in the calculation and design of contact lenses
  • Understand the tools that contact lens manufacturers are using to manufacture and quality control advanced contact lenses
  • Obtain a better understanding of the recently updated classification and nomenclature of rigid contact lenses
  • Become more familiar with the relative the benefits and disadvantages associated with the use of rigid corneal lenses
  • Obtain a better understanding of the different ocular conditions that can be managed by scleral or hybrid contact lenses
  • Become more familiar with the indications and contraindications for the use of scleral and hybrid contact lenses
  • Develop a better understanding of the fitting principles and problem solving elements associated with scleral and hybrid contact lenses
  • Develop a systematic and organized approach in the interpretation of retinal OCTs
  • Identify common retinal diseases using OCT
  • Recognise the role of OCT in clinical decision making
  • Learn how to advise and manage patients that have cataracts and co-existing retinal disease in routine optometric practice
  • Gain confidence in the pre-operative and post-operative management of your patients with co-existing cataracts and common retinal conditions
  • Identify a range of “new” OCT signs in macular disease
  • Appreciate the clinical implications and significance of these "new" OCT signs in macular disease
  • Understand the emerging nature of clinical decision support systems and their role in AMD
  • Appreciate how to individualise decision making according to patients’ needs
  • Be updated on the latest research published in CXO’s Special Issue on “Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease” and to translate these findings into key points that enable immediate translation into clinical practice
  • Understand the differences in managing acute versus chronic pain
  • Discuss the mechanisms of action of the different classes of pain medication
  • Design appropriate pain management strategies for ophthalmic conditions in primary care
  • Understand the pathological mechanisms of allergy
  • Understand the means which different treatments for allergy can affect the signs and symptoms of the disease
  • Develop a logical management approach in treating ocular allergy
  • Review the therapeutic options for treating complex infectious disease
  • Discuss the indications and contraindications to off label therapy
  • Define the role of systemic disease in the etiology of inflammatory ocular conditions
  • Discuss specific therapies (topical/ oral) available to treat the various forms of inflammation
  • Grade glaucoma disease severity
  • Determine whether a glaucoma patient requires initiation of therapy
  • Advise patients on available glaucoma treatment options
  • Select the most appropriate visual field test parameters for glaucoma evaluation
  • Efficiently schedule testing to maximise clinical information gathering
  • Understand the different methods of detecting functional glaucomatous progression
  • Administer a detailed and effective case history to establish visual signs and symptoms for patients who have a history of mild to moderate brain injury
  • Apply and evaluate an appropriate case history and assessment protocol for patients complaining of double vision, to establish possible diagnoses and determine management options

Max CPD Hours Awarded for "Live" Program: 28.5

Session Information

Name
Opening Keynote Address: The Future Myopia Epidemic
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
No
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5
Name
Plenary Session (Sat): The Latest Research in Dry Eye
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5
Name
Contact Lens Stream: The Latest in Myopia Control
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5
Name
Contact Lens Stream: New Innovations and Technologies in Advanced/Complex Contact Lenses
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
No
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5
Name
Contact Lens Stream: Do Rigid Corneal Lenses Still Have a Place in Modern Optometry?
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
No
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5
Name
Contact Lens Stream: Demystifying Scleral & Hybrid Contact Lenses - Complex or Not?
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
No
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5
Name
Retinal Stream: Mastering Retinal OCTs - From Beginner to Advanced
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5
Name
Retina Stream: Cataract Surgery in Patients with Retinal Disease - A Practical Review & Update for Optometrists
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5
Name
Retina Stream: The 5 Signs That Will Change The Way You Interpret OCT in Macular Disease
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5
Name
Retina Stream: Clinical Decision-Making in AMD - Analysis Paralysis and How To Overcome It
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5
Name
Plenary Session (Sun): CXO Presents…Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5
Name
Anterior Eye Stream: Pain Management for Optometrists
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5
Name
Anterior Eye Stream: A Stepped Approached to the Management of Ocular Allergy
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5
Name
Anterior Eye Stream: Treatment Strategies in Infectious Eye Disease
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5
Name
Anterior Eye Stream: Pathophysiology & Therapeutic Management of Inflammatory Eye Disease
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5
Name
Glaucoma & Neuro-Optometry Stream: Glaucoma Treatment – What Comes After Diagnosis?
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5
Name
Glaucoma & Neuro-Optometry Stream: Visual Field Examination in Glaucoma – Testing and Interpretation
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5
Name
Glaucoma & Neuro-Optometry Stream: Neuro-Optometric Assessment and Management - Asking the Right Questions About Visual Issues Related to Mild to Moderate Head Injury
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
No
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5
Name
Glaucoma & Neuro-Optometry Stream: Assessment and Management of Diplopia Resulting from Head Injury and Neurological Issues
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
No
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.5