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11 therapeutic points at PAC include peer review

Optometrists with therapeutic prescribing specialties can earn more CET points than ever before – across more competencies – at this year’s Professional Advancement Conference on 13 October.

The following sessions and quizzes are accredited for therapeutic optometrists (minimum of four therapeutic optometrists required per peer discussion):

Red eyes

Peer discussion – 3 interactive CET points (peer review points)
Therapeutic competencies: Knowledge | Options | Self & others

A series of peer discussion cases which explore issues relating to care of patients with red eye presenting to community practice.

Contact lens fitting for patients with sensitive eyes

Peer discussion – 3 interactive CET points (peer review points)
Therapeutic competencies: Knowledge | Options | Share decision making

A series of peer discussion cases which explore issues relating to care of patients with problems which need to be managed for successful contact lens wear.

Glaucoma investigation

Discussion workshop – 3 interactive CET points
Therapeutic competencies: Knowledge | Options | Share decision making

This discussion workshop considers three glaucoma related cases which require critical thinking, clinical decision making and in the context of in a community practice setting. The discussion workshop will consider referral decisions, risk stratification and ways that community optometrists can support the well-being of people under the care of a secondary glaucoma service. Glaucoma medication and adverse effects are also considered.

Visual recognition quizzes

1. Cases in contact lenses – 1 non-interactive CET point
Therapeutic competencies: Knowledge | Options

Exploring cases of anterior eye problems which may present in CL practice.

2. Cases in clinical optometry – 1 non-interactive CET point
Therapeutic competencies: Knowledge | Options

Exploring cases of eye problems which may present to optometric practice for investigation and management or referral.

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