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OV/SA Regional Series (Adelaide Matinee)  - Myths, Misconceptions and Mistakes….mainly Mistakes!

Date: 30/05/2023 (ACST)

Venue: TBC

Provider: Optometry Vic/SA

Contact: Lisa Busuttil, [E] l.busuttil@optometry.org.au, [P] 0396529101

Learning Objectives

  • 1/ challenge conventional clinical thinking by examining specific case histories in CRAO, OAG and ACG
  • 2/ enhance awareness of the potential for confirmational bias in our clinical diagnoses
  • 3/ review unusual clinical presentations and learn from the mistakes of others

Max CPD hours awarded: 2.5

Session Information

Name
Myths, Misconceptions and Mistakes….mainly Mistakes!
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
Yes
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
2
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
2.5

Our Speaker

KEN THOMAS, BScOptometry FACO

Ken graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1985 and commenced work with Leunig & Farmer Eyecare in Gippsland, becoming a partner in 1990.

Ken was a part time clinical instructor at the University of Melbourne for ten years and part-time lecturer in the post graduate therapeutics course. He is also Honorary Associate in the Monash Centre for Rural Health, where he has been presenting tutorials for medical students and GP trainees for over twenty years. He has presented lectures at several Optometry State conferences and served on a number of professional committees.

He was the second Australian Optometrist to complete the Ocular Therapeutics Course, involving a brief study trip to Boston.  Ken has also been involved with his practice’s services to PNG, completing three “tours of duty”. He is described by his low vision patients as “unusually handsome”.

Thank you to our Dinner Sponsor:

Member Consultation Session

Members are also welcome to stay after the session to an informal discussion on topics ranging from the needs of mid-career optometrists, the possible integration with Optometry Tasmania and Optometry Australia and anything else you would like to raise with the team from OV/SA.

This will be held at the conclusion of the main presentation from 2.30pm-3.15pm.

To register your place, ensure you tick you will be also attending the Member Consultation session when registering for Regional Series.

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.