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C
ET Ref: 
C-77350

CET Points:

CET Type: Visual Recognition Test

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

Ocular Disease

The Visual Recognition Test will present four sets of images of medical retina or vitreo-retinal conditions for you to view, comprising of a confocal SLO image of the fundus and a retinal OCT image. You will then be asked to answer 12 multiple choice questions to gain 1 non-interactive CET point. 

Topics: Medical Retina, Retinal OCT, Vitreo-retinal conditions

Sound Optometry
CET Ref: 
C-77415

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive 

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

Standards of Practice

In this episode of Sound Optometry, Michelle discusses the concepts of Speaking Up with David Hewlett, Group Director at FODO; our producer, Richard Hollingham speaks to Julie Breen, Freedom to Speak Up Guardian for Tees LOC, who outlines her role within primary care optometry.

Topics: Freedom to Speak Up, Speaking up, Raising concerns, Whistleblowing, GOC Standards of Practice.

Sound Optometry
CET Ref: 
C-77088

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive 

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

CommunicationOcular DiseaseStandards of Practice

The focus of this episode of Sound Optometry is wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) where Michelle Hanratty explores the referral, investigation and management of wet AMD with consultant ophthalmologist Rupal Morjaria

Topics: Medical retina, Age-related macular degeneration, Referrals, Retinitis pigmentosa, Patient communication, Gene therapy.

CET Ref: C-76322

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

CommunicationOcular Disease

The third and final part of the new DOCET cataract series covers postoperative assessment of cataract surgery patients, complications and their management and postoperative pathways.

Topics: Cataract, Surgery, Postoperative assessment, Complications, Pathways, CMO, Uveitis, Retinal detachment, IOP, PCO, Referral, Emergency, IOL, Dislocation.

CET Ref: C-76321

CET Points: 

CET Type:

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

Communication Ocular Disease

The second part of the new three-part course on cataract looks at management principles, treatment principles and surgical techniques.

Topics: Cataract, Management, Intra-ocular lenses, Phacoemulsification, Surgery, IOL, Multifocal, Bifocal, Trifocal, Referral, Monovision, Accommodating, Cataract extraction.

CET Ref: C-76235

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

CommunicationOcular Disease

The first part of the new three part course on cataract looks at the definition and classification of cataract, its pathophysiology, risk factors and incidence, how to assess patients in practice and referral criteria.

Topics: Cataract, Classification, Pathophysiology, Risk factors, History and symptoms, Visual assessment, Contrast sensitivity, Referral, Nuclear, PSC, Cortical, Congenital, NICE.

Sound Optometry
CET Ref: 
C-76677

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive 

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

CommunicationOcular DiseaseKnowledgeOptions

In this episode of Sound Optometry, optometrist Robert Longhurst reports an increased incidence of viral conjunctivitis-related red eye during lockdown and Consultant Ophthalmologist David Lockington explores the investigation and management of acute red eye.

Topics: Red eye, Viral conjunctivitis, Microbial keratitis, Contact lens complications, Independent prescribing, Emergency referrals.


CET Ref: 
C-76467

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

 CommunicationOcular ExaminationOcular Disease

This lecture by consultant ophthalmic surgeon, Professor Heinrich Heimann, aims to increase clinical skills in differentiating between benign and suspicious lesions that require monitoring or referral. It focuses on the more common causes including choroidal naevus, choroidal melanoma and CHRPE and includes imaging, referral and monitoring strategies.

Topics: Fundus, Retina, Pigmented, Malignant, Tumour, Choroidal melanoma, Choroidal naevi, CHRPE, Vortex vein ampulla, Peripheral disciform, Differential diagnosis, OCT, Referral.

Sound Optometry
CET Ref: 
C-76415

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive 

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

Assessment of Visual FunctionBinocular VisionOcular Disease

In this episode of Sound Optometry, we hear of a scenario where a sixth nerve palsy was detected in an urgent remote consultation with an elderly patient. We also explore methods that optometrists have at their disposal to detect and manage binocular vision problems in children.

Topics: Binocular vision assessment, Examining children, Amblyopia, Strabismus, Squint, Incommitant, Convergence insufficiency, Exercises, Ocular Motility, Stereopsis, Prisms, Double vision, Orthoptics, Referrals.

Sound Optometry
CET Ref: 
C-76105

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive 

Closing Date: 31 March 2021

CommunicationStandards of practiceStandards of Practice

In the third episode of Sound Optometry, Michelle Hanratty is joined by Stephen Lash, Consultant Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon, and Roshni Kanabar, Clinical and Regulatory Advisor for the Association of Optometrists (AOP), to discuss how to manage suspected retinal detachment. 

Topics: Retinal tear, Retinal detachment, Flashes and floaters, Posterior vitreous detachment, Record keeping, Communication, Referrals.

Sound Optometry
CET Ref: 
C-75390

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive 

Closing Date: 31 March 2021

CommunicationOcular DiseaseStandards of Practice

In the second episode of Sound Optometry, we hear about a clinical scenario where papilloedema was detected in a young girl. Michelle Hanratty then discusses the topic of papilloedema, its presentation, causes and potential treatment with consultant neuro-ophthalmologist Naz Raoof.

Topics: Communication, Neuro-ophthalmology, Optic disc anomalies, Papilloedema, OCT.

Area of interest: MECS


CET Ref: 
C-75835

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

 Standards of PracticeCommunicationOcular Disease

This filmed lecture, that initially took place as a webinar, will increase your confidence in examining patients remotely, ensuring they are managed safely and referred when required.

Topics: Red eye, Record keeping, Triage, Referral, Acute presentation, Ocular disease, Reduced vision.

CET Ref: C-72957

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

CommunicationOcular DiseaseStandards of Practice

The first part of Dry Eye Disease: The Complete Picture looks at the findings from the TFOS DEWS II report, the pathophysiology, epidemiology and risk factors for DED.

Topics: DED, Ocular surface disease, TFOS DEWS II, Dry eye, Tears, Homeostasis, Osmolarity, Cornea, Evaporative, Aqueous deficient, MGD.

CET Ref: C-74031

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

CommunicationOcular ExaminationOcular Disease

The second part of Dry Eye Disease: The Complete Picture covers the assessment and diagnosis as recommended in the TFOS DEWS ll report including triaging questions and diagnostic tests and techniques.

Topics: DED, Ocular surface disease, TFOS DEWS II, Dry eye, Tears, Homeostasis, Osmolarity, Cornea, BUT, Fluorescein staining, Meibomian glands, MGD, Blepharitis, Demodex, Questionnaires, Lids, Aqueous deficient, Evaporative.

CET Ref: C-74032

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

CommunicationOcular DiseaseStandards of Practice

The third part of Dry Eye Disease: The Complete Picture covers the treatment of DED as recommended in the TFOS DEWS ll report. It includes lubricants, lid treatments, environmental and dietary modifications and in-practice treatments. 

Topics: Ocular surface disease, TFOS DEWS II, Dry eye, Tears, Homeostasis, Osmolarity, Meibomian glands, MGD, Blepharitis, Demodex, Lids, Aqueous deficient, Evaporative, Tea tree oil, Diet, Warm compress.

CET Ref: C-74033

CET Points: 

CET Type: 

Closing Date: 31 March 2021

CommunicationOcular DiseaseStandards of PracticeKnowledgeOptionsShare Decision MakingSafe

The fourth and final part of Dry Eye Disease: The Complete Picture includes the second unit on treatment of DED as recommended in the TFOS DEWS ll report. It covers the use of prescription drugs to manage DED including those available to IP optometrists, surgical interventions and patient adherence. 

Topics: Ocular surface disease, TFOS DEWS II, Dry eye, Tears, Homeostasis, Osmolarity, Meibomian glands, MGD, Blepharitis, Lids, Drugs, Antibiotics, Punctal plugs, Adherence, COM-B.


CET Ref: 
C-72622

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

 Standards of PracticeContact LensesOcular Disease

This lecture by consultant ophthalmologist, Damian Lake, covers different acute red eye conditions, particularly in contact lens wearers. It discusses the management of both those that can be treated in practice and others, such as infective causes, where urgent referral to the Hospital Eye Service is required.

Topics: Contact lenses, Ulcers, Microbial keratitis, Ocular allergy, Viral, Bacterial, Fungal, Allergic, Infiltrate, Hygiene, Infection, Acanthamoeba, Abrasion.

CET Ref: C-73720

CET Points:  

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

CommunicationOcular DiseaseStandards of PracticeOptionsKnowledge


DOCET has created a comprehensive online resource to support optometrists and IP practitioners in the diagnosis and management of patients presenting with chronic or non-sight threatening anterior eye conditions. 

The second part of the anterior eye course focuses on infective conjunctivitis.

Topics: Referrals, Conjunctiva, Pinguecula, Pterygium, Grading scales, Slit lamp, Pharmacy, GP, Red eye.

Area of interest: MECS, Anterior eye conditions and acute presentations, Independent Prescribing, Newly qualified.

CET Ref: C-73483 

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

CommunicationOcular DiseaseStandards of PracticeOptionsKnowledge

DOCET has created a comprehensive online resource to support optometrists and IP practitioners in the diagnosis and management of patients presenting with chronic or non-sight threatening anterior eye conditions. 

This part focuses on blepharitis and meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD).

Topics: Eyelid, Blepharitis, Hordeolum, Chalazion, MGD, Molluscum contagiosum, Ectropion, Entropion, Herpes, Grading Scales, Pharmacy, GP, Referrals.

Area of interest: MECS, Anterior eye conditions and acute presentations, Independent Prescribing, Newly qualified.

CET Ref: C-73730

CET Points:  

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

CommunicationOcular DiseaseStandards of PracticeOptionsKnowledge

DOCET has created a comprehensive online resource to support optometrists and IP practitioners in the diagnosis and management of patients presenting with chronic or non-sight threatening anterior eye conditions. 

This is the third and final course on the anterior eye and focuses on corneal abrasions and dry eye.

Topics: Referrals, Cornea, Dry eye, Episcleritis, Foreign bodies, Red eye, Corneal abrasions, Corneal erosions, Grading scales, Slit lamp, Pharmacy, GP.

Area of interest: MECS, Anterior eye conditions and acute presentations, Independent Prescribing, Newly qualified.

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