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SS2 Lecture 1 : The Prevention of Blindness - Optometry's Role

Date: 15/05/2020

Venue: ACO, 374 Cardigan St Carlton, VIC, 3053

Provider: Australian College of Optometry

Contact: Michelle Waugh, [E], [P] 03 9349 7477

Learning Objectives

  • - list the main causes and prevalence of vision impairment globally
  • - describe the role optometry can play in blindness prevention
  • - identify sustainable vs non-sustainable eye care interventions

Max points awarded: 3.00

Session Information

Prevention of blindness and eye care in developing countries – optometry’s role
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Points for attending & Passing Assessment

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.