Outstanding clinical opportunities in practice and in partnership
Join Specsavers at Optrafair in Birmingham, 30 March to 1 April
- Experience Specsavers’ CET programme at Optrafair stand A40
- Peer discussions, discussion workshops and quizzes.
Up to 15 interactive points a day
Lecture – Specsavers co-founder Doug Perkins and Paul Morris, Specsavers director of professional advancement
Proving and improving the value of optometry
With the sustainability of the profession under threat, what more can be done to improve patient outcomes and demonstrate the value of optometry?
12pm, Theatre 2, Sunday 31 March, 1 CET point
Posterior MECS: Investigation and management of flashes and floaters
This session considers three cases and explores how to approach and examine the patient presenting with symptoms of flashes and floaters. An evidence-based approach to investigation/management will be considered.
3 interactive general points for OO
Presented by Kevin Liu
Challenging oculoplastics cases
This discussion workshop for dispensing opticians, optometrists and therapeutic optometrists considers three oculoplastics cases.
Case one considers a presentation of an enlarging lid lump and its possible treatment, together with the distinguishing features and management of other lid lumps.
In case two, we consider the cause and management of eye irritation following lid surgery to remove a malignant lesion before discussing the risk factors for eyelid malignancy.
In the third case, we consider the management and referral options for a person affected by blepharospasm. Other forms of eyelid and facial spasm are also deliberated in case 3 while communication of patient explanations is also considered throughout the workshop.
3 interactive general points for OO, TO and DO
Presented by Satvinder Soomal
Challenging cases in glaucoma
This discussion workshop considers three glaucoma related cases which require critical thinking and clinical decision-making in the context of a community practice setting. Glaucoma medication and adverse effects are also considered, along with referral decisions, risk stratification and ways that community optometrists can support the wellbeing of people under the care of a secondary glaucoma service.
3 interactive general points for OO and TO
Presented by Kiki Soteri
Cases in general ophthalmology
This discussion workshop considers three general ophthalmology cases which require critical thinking and clinical decision-making in a community practice setting by both dispensing opticians and optometrists working in a multidisciplinary eyecare team.
3 interactive general points for OO and DO
Presented by Daniel Hardiman-McCartney
Current issues in paediatric eyecare
A series of peer discussion cases which explore issues relating to paediatric investigation and management/dispensing for ocular problems, including binocular vision.
3 interactive peer review points for OO and DO
Presented by Will Lok
Anterior eye and contact lens problems
A non-interactive picture quiz to explore cases of anterior eye problems which may present in CL practice.
1 non-interactive general point for OO and CLO
Authored by Magda Everett
Ocular examination and clinical information for DOs
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.
1 non-interactive general point for DO
Authored by Will Lok
Diagnosis and management of ocular conditions
A non-interactive picture quiz to explore cases of eye problems which may present to optometric practice for investigation and management or referral.
1 non-interactive general point for OO and TO
Authored by Magda Everett
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