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Update on Diabetes Management & Future Directions in Cataract Surgery

Date: 11/05/2022 (AEST)

Venue: Suite 2, Ground Level, 99 Bathurst Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000

Provider: Optometry Tas

Contact: Jonathan Jones, [E] j.jones@optometry.org.au, [P] (03) 6224 3360

Learning Objectives

  • Develop a broad understanding of diabetic care
  • Learn about new drugs for T2DM: Glitazones, GLP-1 analogues, SGLT-2 inhibitors & DPP-4 inhibitors
  • Develop an understanding of new approaches in T1DM: Continuous glucose monitoring, Insulin pump therapy & New insulins
  • Develop a better understanding of the management of diabetes in Pregnancy, Hypertension & Hyperlipidaemia
  • Recognize recent advances in cataract surgery
  • Review the evidence in order to determine whether some of the newer technologies make a difference
  • Develop a better understanding of the emerging therapeutic options in cataract surgery
  • Develop a better understanding of how the carbon footprint of cataract surgery may be able to be reduced
  • Review the evidence for office-based cataract surgery and immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery

Max CPD hours awarded: 2

Session Information

Name
Update on Diabetes Management & Future Directions in Cataract Surgery
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
Yes
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
2
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
2