100 Optical 2018

100% Optical is the largest optical event in the UK, bringing together over 8,000 professionals to learn, network and discover the latest products, technologies and solutions on an international stage. Specsavers clinical professional advancement will be on hand to deliver up to 16 CET points a day in world-class optometric sessions.

Saturday 27 January

Time SessionCET pointsPractitioner groupsPresenterSummary
10.00Quiz 1: Image interpretation and management of contact lens complications (C-57334)One non-interactive general pointOptometrists and contact lens opticiansFacilitated by Adam Wannell
Authored by Dr Nigel Best
Image interpretation and management of contact lens complications
10.00Quiz 2: Ocular examination and clinical information for DOs (C-57346)One non-interactive general pointDispensing opticiansFacilitated by Adam Wannell
Authored by Will Lok
A quiz which explores information a dispensing optician needs to know about key examination techniques and an insight into the significance of information from these tests which is entered in the patient’s record.
11.30Peer discussion: Oculoplastics: What advice should we give? (C-58443)Three interactive peer discussion pointsOptometrists and therapeutic optometristsPaul MorrisDiscussion of investigation of management and referral of common oculoplastic conditions.
12.45Peer discussion: How urgent is this case? (C-58444)Three interactive peer discussion pointsOptometristsRoss CampbellCase-based exploration of referral decision making.
14.00Peer discussion: Kids give me a headache! (C-58440)Three interactive peer discussion pointsOptometrists and dispensing opticiansPaul MorrisDiscussion of investigation, management and referral of conditions in under 16s.
15.15Discussion workshop: Glaucoma decision-making (C-58435)Three interactive general pointsOptometristsAdam WannellDiscussion of best practice in the integration of clinical data to improve decision making in cases of suspected glaucoma.
16.30Discussion workshop: I’ve lost my sight: Patient presentations (C-58442)Three interactive general pointsOptometrists and dispensing opticiansMike HorlerExploration of patient-centred investigation and management in cases involving visual loss.

Sunday 28 January

Time SessionCET pointsPractitioner groupsPresenterSummary
10.00Quiz 1: Image interpretation and management of contact lens complications (C-57334)One non-interactive general pointOptometrists and contact lens opticiansFacilitated by Adam Wannell
Authored by Dr Nigel Best
Image interpretation and management of contact lens complications
10.00Quiz 2: Ocular examination and clinical information for DOs (C-57346)One non-interactive general pointDispensing opticiansFacilitated by Adam Wannell
Authored by Will Lok
A quiz which explores information a dispensing optician needs to know about key examination techniques and an insight into the significance of information from these tests which is entered in the patient’s record.
11.30Peer discussion: Oculoplastics: What advice should we give? (C-58443)Three interactive peer discussion pointsOptometrists and therapeutic optometristsPaul MorrisDiscussion of investigation of management and referral of common oculoplastic conditions.
12.45Peer discussion: How urgent is this case? (C-58444)Three interactive peer discussion pointsOptometristsRoss CampbellCase-based exploration of referral decision making.
14.00Peer discussion: Kids give me a headache! (C-58440)Three interactive peer discussion pointsOptometrists and dispensing opticiansPaul MorrisDiscussion of investigation, management and referral of conditions in under 16s.
15.15Discussion workshop: Glaucoma decision-making (C-58435)Three interactive general pointsOptometristsAdam WannellDiscussion of best practice in the integration of clinical data to improve decision making in cases of suspected glaucoma.
16.30Discussion workshop: I’ve lost my sight: Patient presentations (C-58442)Three interactive general pointsOptometrists and dispensing opticiansMike HorlerExploration of patient-centred investigation and management in cases involving visual loss.

Monday 29 January

Time SessionCET pointsPractitioner groupsPresenterSummary
10.00Quiz 1: Image interpretation and management of contact lens complications (C-57334)One non-interactive general pointOptometrists and contact lens opticiansFacilitated by Adam Wannell
Authored by Dr Nigel Best
Image interpretation and management of contact lens complications
10.00Quiz 2: Ocular examination and clinical information for DOs (C-57346)One non-interactive general pointDispensing opticiansFacilitated by Adam Wannell
Authored by Will Lok
A quiz which explores information a dispensing optician needs to know about key examination techniques and an insight into the significance of information from these tests which is entered in the patient’s record.
11.15Peer discussion: Oculoplastics: What advice should we give? (C-58443)Three interactive peer discussion pointsOptometrists and therapeutic optometristsPaul MorrisDiscussion of investigation of management and referral of common oculoplastic conditions.
12.30Peer discussion: Kids give me a headache! (C-58440)Three interactive peer discussion pointsOptometrists and dispensing opticiansPaul MorrisDiscussion of investigation, management and referral of conditions in under 16s.
14.00Discussion workshop: Glaucoma decision-making (C-58435)Three interactive general pointsOptometristsAdam WannellDiscussion of best practice in the integration of clinical data to improve decision making in cases of suspected glaucoma.
15.15Quiz 1: Image interpretation and management of contact lens complications (C-57334)One non-interactive general pointOptometrists and contact lens opticiansFacilitated by Adam Wannell
Authored by Dr Nigel Best
Image interpretation and management of contact lens complications
15.15Quiz 2: Ocular examination and clinical information for DOs (C-57346)One non-interactive general pointDispensing opticiansFacilitated by Adam Wannell
Authored by Will Lok
A quiz which explores information a dispensing optician needs to know about key examination techniques and an insight into the significance of information from these tests which is entered in the patient’s record.

The presenters

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    Adam Wannell MSc DipSV DipGlauc DipTp(IP) MCOptom

    Adam is Head of Enhanced Optical Services for Specsavers. This role involves furthering clinical scope, development and professional standards. Adam also sits on Specsavers Professional Leadership Council. Adam is also Medical Optometrist at Bristol Eye Hospital and Glaucoma Module Leader, Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre. Adam has a broad range of experience in developing and delivering CET and accredited learning for optometrist development on a range of topics.

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    Ross Campbell BSc (Hons) MCOptom Prof Cert Glauc.

    Ross is an experienced optometrist, pre-registration optometrist supervisor, and Lead Assessor for WOPEC. Ross is also ophthalmic director of Specsavers Swaledale, and is Director of Optometry Advancement for Specsavers UK & ROI.Ross has a large amount of experience developing and delivering CET sessions at regional and national training events and is a regular columnist for ProFile, Specsavers’ in-house journal for professional staff.

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    Paul Morris BSc(Hons) MCOptom

    Paul Morris is the Director of Professional Advancement for Specsavers Opticians in the UK and Ireland. The role involves furthering clinical scope, professional services, standards, training and forming future strategy for the group. Paul has written and delivered various Specsavers training initiatives including undergraduate, postgraduate and peer review facilitator training. He sits on the editorial board of the ProFile Journal and is a CET article and case author. Paul is also the Ophthalmic Director of Specsavers Opticians in Bridgend and Porthcawl.Outside Specsavers Paul has been a Director of FODO, Chair of the Optical Confederation IT & Information Committee as well as an Optometry Wales Vice Chair. He has previously undertaken work as a clinical supervisor for the AOP and was Director of BAM Optical Training & Solutions that delivered teaching to optometrists and pharmacists in ocular pathology. Paul has also held positions within the Hospital Eye Service as well as the School of Optometry & Visual Science in Cardiff and works with the Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre to deliver postgraduate training.

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    Mike Horler BSc(Hons) MCOptom Cert Oc Pharm Oc Therapeutics

    Mike Horler is the Ophthalmic Director and Clinical Lead at Specsavers Brighton. Alongside this varied role, Mike also works as a specialist optometrist in the macula clinic at Sussex eye hospital and is an AMD Community Optometrist with Special Interest in Brighton & Hove.

CET authors (quizzes)

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    Dr Nigel Best DOptom MCOptom FBCLA FAAO

    Nigel Best studied optometry as an undergraduate at UMIST, registering as an optometrist in 1993. He is a Director of Specsavers in Darlington and Richmond (N. Yorks), a College of Optometrists supervisor, and a past member of the Optometry in Practice editorial board. He has written papers published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at national and regional training events. He has written a number of contributions to optical and medical publications for the public, including sections on eyes and eye diseases for a Reader’s Digest guide. In 2009 Nigel was awarded a Fellowship of the British Contact Lens Association followed in 2010 with Fellowship of the American Academy of Optometry. From 2006-2010 Nigel was employed as a secondary grader by County Durham Diabetic Retinal Screening Service. He was for several years chairman of Specsavers’ Professional Advancement Committee. Nigel was awarded his Doctorate of optometry by Aston university in 2013.

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    Will Lok BSc MCOptom FBDO Dip Tp (IP)

    Will is dual qualified as a dispensing optician and optometrist as well as clinical director of Lok Optometric Consultants Ltd, a company which develops and delivers training material for optical conferences. Will qualified as a dispensing optician in October 2005, an optometrist in August 2010 and was awarded independent prescriber status in June 2014. Will has considerable experience of developing and delivering CET peer discussion sessions at regional and national training events.

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