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Seeing Beyond the Eye in Dementia

Date: 11/10/2022 (AEDT)

Venue: Level 7, 700 Swanston Street, Carlton, VIC, 3053

Provider: The University of Melbourne

Contact: Flora Hui, [E], [P] 83445884

Learning Objectives

  • To develop an awareness for retinal effects of brain disease
  • To develop a deeper appreciation of OCT assessment
  • To develop an awareness of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease symptoms
  • To understand the impact dementia can have upon eyesight, participation in the routine eye test, and following eyecare advice at home
  • To understand the value of maximising eyesight in helping people living with dementia to stay independent and living in the community for as long as possible
  • To learn how eyecare professionals and carers can support people living with dementia to access eyecare, and key directions for future research

Max CPD hours awarded: 1.5

Session Information

Seeing Beyond the Eye in Dementia
Duration of CPD Session/Module
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component

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.