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CET Ref: C-77268

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 1 December 2021

CommunicationStandards of PracticeOcular Disease

In the third programme of our new five part course on AMD, we look at assessment techniques, effective patient communication, the management and referral of patients with AMD and low vision support.

Topics: Macula, NICE NG82, Referral, Communication, OCT, Amsler, Drusen, Wet, Dry, Neovascular, Active, Inactive, Geographic atrophy, Smoking, Diet, Charles Bonnet, Driving, Vitamins, AREDS, Supplements, Eccentric viewing, Low vision, Visual impairment.

CET Ref: C-77267

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 1 December 2021

Ocular ExaminationOcular Disease

In the second programme of our new five part course on AMD, we look at the physiology and examination of the macula area to identify AMD and other macula conditions. OCT images are explained to aid differential diagnosis.

Topics: Retina, Macula, NICE NG82, OCT, Drusen, Wet, Dry, Anatomy, Neovascular, Active, Inactive, Classification, Diabetes, CSR, Vein occlusion, Macular oedema, Vitelliform, Geographic atrophy, Reticular.

Sound Optometry
CET Ref: 
C-77974

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive 

Closing Date: 1 December 2021

CommunicationOcular Disease

In this episode, we hear about a clinical scenario where a case of idiopathic intracranial hypertension led to severe visual symptoms and bilateral optic disc swelling. Michelle then recaps the key features of papilloedema, its presentation and causes with neuro-ophthalmologist Dr Denize Atan before looking at the differential diagnoses. The second part of the episode concentrates on the unilateral causes of optic disc swelling.

Topics: Optic disc drusen, Optic disc swelling, Optic neuritis, Optic neuropathy, Papilloedema, Referrals.

CET Ref: C-76699

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 1 December 2021

CommunicationOcular ExaminationOcular Disease

This is the first in a five part course on AMD, covering the anatomy of the macula, risk factors, prevalence, and signs and symptoms of AMD.

Topics: Retina, Macula, Risk factors, NICE NG82, OCT, Smoking, Drusen, Wet, Dry, Diet, Anatomy, Neovascular, Prevalence, Charles Bonnet, Active, Inactive, Classification.

Sound Optometry
CET Ref: 
C-77690

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive 

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

CommunicationStandards of PracticeOcular Disease

In this episode of Sound Optometry Michelle speaks to Arijit Mitra, Consultant Ophthalmologist about his personal experience with cataract and Ajai Tyagi, who gives insight from a surgical viewpoint. The episode concludes with some advice from both surgeons on the referral and postoperative care of cataract patients.

Topics: Cataract, Cataract series, Referrals, Patient communication, Monovision.


CET Ref: 
C-77274

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

 CommunicationOcular ExaminationOcular Disease

In this recorded lecture, Dr Denize Atan looks at patients presenting with suspicious optic discs and/or headaches and discusses how to differentiate between serious and benign conditions. She looks at how the increasing use of OCT can be applied to aid appropriate referrals for patients with suspect neurological conditions.

Topics: Optic disc, Tumours, Intracranial pressure, Swelling, OCT, Drusen, Tilted disc, Pseudo-papilloedema, Meningitis, Hypertension, Ischaemia, Infection, Optic neuritis, Headache, Nausea, Nerve palsy.


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, Cataract series, 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, Cataract series, 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, Cataract series, 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-76779

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

 Assessment of visual function

The programme is split into two parts. This first part covers the skills required to examine and fit astigmatic patients with soft contact lenses, including toric fitting tips and problem solving.

Topics: Astigmatism, Soft toric lenses, Slit lamp, Toric, Aftercare, Bitoric, Keratometry, Contact lenses.

CET Ref: C-76780

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

 Assessment of visual function

The programme is split into two parts. The second part covers skills required to examine and fit astigmatic patients with rigid gas permeable (RGP) lenses, as well as the aftercare, management and problem-solving of those patients.

Topics: Astigmatism, RGP lenses, Slit lamp, Toric, Aftercare, Bitoric, Complications, Gas permeable, Staining, Contact lenses.

CET Ref: C-77270

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

 Assessment of visual function

The first of two programmes discussing embryology and the developing eye, this course looks at genetics and inheritance of a range of eye diseases, as well as the first three months of gestation and how external and internal influence may trigger eye conditions.

Topics: Choroid, Ciliary body, Coloboma, Colour vision defect, Congenital, Rubella, Cataract, Lens, DNA, Dominant, Embryo, Epithelium, Genetics, Glaucoma, Hyaloid artery, Inheritance, Iris, Meiosis, Mitochondrial, Multifactorial, Mutation, Myopia, RNA, Recessive, Retinoblastoma, Sclera, Toxoplasmosis, X-linked, Y-shaped suture, Zika virus.

CET Ref: C-77271

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

 Assessment of visual functionBinocular Vision

The second of two programmes discussing embryology and the developing eye, this course looks at the final six months of gestation, the birth process and the early period post-partum, and how external and internal influence may trigger eye diseases.

Topics: Binocularity, Asphyxia, Congenital, Glaucoma, Cranial nerves, Down syndrome, Duane syndrome, Emmetropisation, Extraocular muscles, Fibrosis, Foetal alcohol syndrome, Gestational diabetes, Horner’s syndrome, Hydrocephalus, Keratoconus, Leukocoria, Oculomotor disorders, Ophthalmoplegia, Pupil, Reflex test, Retinal detachment, Retinopathy of prematurity, Risk factors, Sixth nerve palsy, Smoking, Spina bifida, Stereopsis, Trisomy 21, UV, Visual development, Vitamin A deficiency.


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-73828

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive 

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

 Assessment of visual functionOcular Examination

The last module in the ageing eye series discusses low vision assessment for elderly patients. Part one of the module reviews the assessment of the visually impaired patient, offers essential information on magnification and vision assessment techniques, and reviews currently available low vision aids.

Topics: Visual assessment, Ocular examination, Charts, Optics, Visual impairment, Specialist charts, LogMAR, Magnification, Low vision aids, Acuity reserve.

CET Ref: C-71052

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 30 June 2021

 Assessment of visual functionOcular Examination

The last module in the ageing eye series discusses low vision assessment for elderly patients. Part two of the module reviews four patient cases. For each patient you will see an expert panel discussion and a management plan for reference.

Topics: Communication, Mental health, Field loss, Depression, Electronic aids, Management plans, Inter-professional, Mobility.

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