Optometry Talks: podcast series by Optometry NSW/ACT
Essential listening for the optometry profession
Are you getting the best out of your career? Each episode of Optometry Talks is jam-packed with advice and updates from the experts on everything related to being an optometrist in Australia today.
Episode 1 - Navigating the locum space
Ever thought about becoming a locum optometrist and didn’t know where to start? Audrey Molloy talks to ONSW/ACT CEO Andrew McKinnon about locum work
Episode 2 - Help: I’ve just been audited by Medicare
Just been audited by Medicare? Looking for guidance on how to avoid audit? (Paula Katalinic and Andrew McKinnon)
Episode 3 - Taking a career break
If you’re on a break from your optometry career, this post is essential reading.
Episode 4 - Seven crucial steps to starting out in optometry
If you’re just about to start work as an optometrist in Australia, now is the time to get organised.
Episode 5 - The first 90 days
Avoiding common pitfalls as a new-grad optometrist
Episode 6 - What I wish I'd known before I started practice
Insider tips on everything from dating patients to resolving conflict
Episode 6 – Seven things I wish I’d known before I started practice
Have you ever been asked on a date by a patient? Or struggled with what to do when there’s conflict between the divorced parents of your child patient? Paula Katalinic talks to Andrew McKinnon and Audrey Molloy about the things she wishes she’d known as an early career optometrist.
Episode 3 – Taking a career break
If you’re on a break from your optometry career, this post is ESSENTIAL reading. Optometry NSW/ACT presents the KEY information you need to avoid the pitfalls of discontinued registration or inadequate professional indemnity insurance. Log in to access the podcast.
Episode 4 – Seven crucial steps to starting out in optometry
If you’re just about to start work as an optometrist in Australia, now is the time to get organised. Andrew McKinnon and Paula Katalinic of Optometry NSW/ACT share their vast knowledge on the process of transitioning from a final year student to new graduate practicing optometrist. Log in to access the podcast.
Episode 5 – The first 90 days
If you’ve just graduated as an optometrist, you’re about to embark on one of the steepest learning curves of your life. There are all sorts of traps an early-career optometrist can fall into and we’ve put this resource together to help you avoid them as much as possible. Log in to access the podcast.
Episode 6 – What I wish I’d known before I started practice
Particularly useful for recent graduates, this episode looks at strategies to handle tricky scenarios you will encounter in practice, from social media protocols to unwelcome advances.
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