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Therapeutic Refresher

Date: 22/09/2020

Venue: 75 Pigdons Rd, Waurn Ponds, VIC, 3216

Provider: Deakin University

Contact: Ash Chan, [E], [P] (03) 5227 3171

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the differential diagnoses and possible therapeutic diagnosis of pupil anisocoria
  • Apply evidence-based practice in myopia control specifically pertaining to the use of low dose atropine
  • Discuss the effectivity of low dose atropine treatment for myopia control in comparison to other forms of myopia control
  • Understand the indications and effectivity of the cyclosporine therapeutic agent in the treatment of inflammatory eye disease
  • Discuss the benefits and disadvantages of the use of cyclosporine in treatment of eye disease compared to other available therapeutic agents
  • Research methodologies to determine enablers of access to low vision rehabilitation, identify appropriate referral criteria & develop, implement and evaluate a program to increase access and uptake of low vision rehabilitation services
  • Understand the current knowledge on ocular allergy and some of the gaps in the literature on ocular allergy.

Max points awarded: 4.50

Session Information

Therapeutic Refresher
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.