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Southern Ophthalmology Interactive Case-Based Workshop 2

Date: 10/03/2022 (AEDT)

Venue: Suite 2, 32-36 Urunga Parade, Miranda, NSW, 2228

Provider: Southern Ophthalmology

Contact: Annie Le, [E], [P] (02)95878585

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding the importance of a thorough history, examination and special investigations
  • Understanding the value of obtaining previous medical history and old notes
  • Ensuring that treatment is directed towards the underlying pathology rather than the patients perceived problem
  • Learn the differential diagnosis of a macular haemorrhage
  • What to look for in the examination to make the diagnosis
  • What to look for in the OCT scan to make the diagnosis
  • Identify common causes of adult presenting with diplopia
  • Understand the key assessment and principle of treatment in adult onset strabismus
  • Identify red flags and relative urgency for referrals
  • Learn the principles of managing Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus in the acute and chronic stages
  • Assess which ocular comorbidity is primarily responsible for visual loss and target treatment to that
  • Learn about principles of cataract surgery in complex corneal patients
  • To understand the approach to a patient presenting with bilateral high pressures and poor vision
  • To highlight the pertinent features on history and examination
  • To discuss medications that can lead to acute angle closure
  • Clinical features of proliferative diabetic retinopathy
  • Timing of referral to an ophthalmologist for patients with diabetic retinopathy, and specifically for this patient
  • Treatment of proliferative diabetic retinopathy

Max CPD hours awarded: 2.25

Session Information

Southern Ophthalmology Interactive Case-Based Workshop 2
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.