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Optometry Virtually Connected

Date: Sun 28/06/2020 - Sun 28/06/2020

Provider: Optometry Australia

Please see events sessions table below for CPD Credit information

Event Type(s): Conference, Online

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Optometry Australia is excited to invite you to register for Optometry Virtually Connected, an innovative way of learning and connecting with colleagues, optometry leaders and product innovators

Log one or more of the sessions below to my CPD

Location

This event does not have a physical location

Event Sessions

Event Sessions Date | Time Profession CPD Credits
Myopia Management with Ortho-K and multifocal Contact Lenses

Learning objectives:
At the end of this session, you will be able to:
• Understand the role of contact lenses to help control myopia progression in children.
• Recognise when orthokeratology and multifocal soft contact lenses may be a suitable myopia control intervention for your patients.
• Describe the basic fitting principles of orthokeratology and treatment outcomes.
• Evaluate treatment success when prescribing contact lenses for myopia control.

Sun 28/06/2020 -
Sun 28/06/2020
Optometrist 1 Clinical Diagnostic Credit
OCT Masterclass

Learning objectives:
• Identify OCT findings in the macula and systemically work through the differential diagnosis of the underlying disease process.
• Identify OCT biomarkers in diseases such as age-related macula degeneration, pachychoroid spectrum disease and macular telangiectasia.
• Understand how different disease processes can affect different layers of retina and choroid and their OCT manifestations.
• Fully integrate OCT into everyday practice and use it to guide decision making and facilitate better patient outcomes.

Sun 28/06/2020 -
Sun 28/06/2020
Optometrist 1 Clinical Diagnostic Credit
Vascular Myths

Learning objectives:
• Analyze and discuss recent changes in managing patients with diabetic macula oedema and good visual acuity.
• Review the appropriate management of patients with asymptomatic Hollenhorst plaque.
• Describe the role of optometrists in cases where there are suspected hypertensive retinal changes.
• Appreciate the value and emerging role of OCTA in the management of vascular ischaemic conditions.

Sun 28/06/2020 -
Sun 28/06/2020
Optometrist 1 Clinical Diagnostic Credit
Contact Lenses and Kids

Learning objectives:
• To understand the indications for contact lenses in paediatric and teenage care.
• To understand the benefits and challenges for prescribing contact lenses for this younger population.
• To be familiar with the contact lens options for this younger population.

Sun 28/06/2020 -
Sun 28/06/2020
Optometrist 1 General Credit