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Diabetes and Diabetic Eye Disease 2019

Date: Mon 01/10/2018 - Sat 31/10/2020

Provider: Luxottica Institute of Learning

Optometrist Credits: 1 Clinical Diagnostic Credit

Event Type(s): Online


This module explores diabetes mellitus and diabetic retinopathy both in the context of the global community and current situation in Australia. A review of diabetes and diabetic retinopathy is covered. Diagnosis, management and treatment of diabetic retinopathy are examined from an evidence-based perspective to understand the best practices.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this module you will:

  • Understand the epidemiology of diabetes mellitus and diabetic retinopathy, including magnitude and risk factors
  • Refresh your knowledge of ocular complications of diabetes mellitus
  • Understand the clinical presentation of diabetic retinopathy and most current classifications of diabetic retinopathy
  • Appreciate the advantages of new imaging technology in detecting and monitoring diabetic retinopathy
  • Understand the evidence for management and treatment of diabetic retinopathy
  • Understand the current diabetic eye disease screening programs globally and in Australia
  • Understand the role of optometry in diabetic eye care
  • Understand the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to care in diabetes mellitus


You will be required to complete a multiple choice exam at the end of the module based on evaluating scans from a number of clinical cases. Your responses will be automatically marked by the E-Learning system and a mark instantly returned.

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