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C
ET Ref: 
C-75093

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020

CommunicationOcular ExaminationOptical AppliancesOcular Disease

This edition of Advances in Eyecare discusses the role of technology in three areas; Artificial Intelligence (AI) and telemedicine in diabetic retinopathy screening and how it can be used to enhance patient management; the role of ultra-wide field imaging in the early detection of Alzheimer's disease and an overview of how technology is now being used by visually impaired patients to help them carry out everyday tasks.

Topics: Artificial Intelligence, Telemedicine, Diabetic retinopathy, Patient engagement, Ultra-wide field imaging, Alzheimer’s disease, Visual impairment, Low vision aids.

CET Ref: C-74032

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020

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-74031

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020

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-72957

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020

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-72737

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020

CommunicationOcular Disease

The first part of the glaucoma programme has an update on the definitions and prevalence of glaucoma and covers the classification of the different types of glaucoma. It includes the signs and symptoms along with the risk factors to help improve differential diagnosis and appropriate referral.

Topics: Glaucoma, NICE, SIGN, POAG, COAG, CAG, Congenital, Ocular hypertension, Prevalence

CET Ref: C-72738

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020

CommunicationStandards of PracticeOcular Disease

The second part of the glaucoma programme reviews the anatomy of the normal eye and the pathophysiology in the development of glaucoma. It also covers the current thoughts on the causes of glaucoma and the various risk factors for the different types.

Topics: Glaucoma, NICE, SIGN, POAG, COAG, CAG, Congenital, Ocular hypertension, Prevalence

CET Ref: C-72817

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020

Standards of PracticeOcular ExaminationOcular Disease

The third part of the glaucoma programme looks at how to assess the anterior segment and angle to identify important signs of glaucoma and covers the measurement of IOP using contact and non-contact methods, looking at normal findings and discussing when to refer.

Topics: Glaucoma, NICE, SIGN, POAG, COAG, CAG, Congenital, Assessment, Van Herick, Smith’s method, Gonioscopy, OCT, Intraocular pressure, Referral, IOP, tonometer, GAT, Perkins, PDS, PXF

CET Ref: C-72851

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020

Standards of PracticeOcular ExaminationOcular Disease

The fourth part of the glaucoma programme looks at how to assess and measure the optic disc and identify important signs of glaucoma. The disc examination and appearance with ophthalmoscopy and OCT images are explained to help aid referral and management of glaucoma suspects.

Topics: Glaucoma, NICE, SIGN, POAG, COAG, CAG, Optic disc, Assessment, Slit lamp, Indirect ophthalmoscopy, OCT, Management, Referral, Volk

CET Ref: C-73307

CET Points: 

CET Type: 

Closing Date: 1 December 2020

Standards of PracticeOcular ExaminationOcular Disease

The fifth part of the glaucoma programme looks at how to accurately assess the visual field to identify important signs of glaucoma. It then looks at national and local refinement and referral pathways and discusses how to reach the appropriate clinical decision when managing a glaucoma suspect, taking into account all your investigation.

Topics: Glaucoma, NICE, SIGN, POAG, COAG, CAG, Ocular hypertension, Laser treatment, Surgical treatment, Pharmacological treatments, Management, Referral, MIGS, SLT

CET Ref: C-72956

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020

CommunicationStandards of PracticeOcular DiseaseKnowledgeOptions

The sixth and final part of the glaucoma programme looks at current and future treatments of glaucoma.

Topics: Glaucoma, NICE, SIGN, POAG, COAG, CAG, Ocular hypertension, Laser treatment, Surgical treatment, Pharmacological treatments, Management, Referral, MIGS, SLT.


CET Ref: 
C-72622

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020

 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-61316

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020


Following on from our previous referrals special, this programme aims to show how pathways are developing at both national and local level and includes interviews with key players in developing new approaches to primary care management of eye disease.

Topics: Referral, NICE, Cataracts, AMD, Glaucoma, Local protocol, Emergency, Urgent, Fast-track, Record keeping, Secondary care, Refinement, Filtering, Ocular hypertension, NHS contracted services.

Area of interest: MECS


C
ET Ref: 
C-73115

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 9 April 2020

Ocular ExaminationThe Healthcare SystemKnowledge

This audio programme discusses three areas where recent developments may improve the detection and management of ocular disease - namely selective laser trabeculoplasty treatment, high energy light impulse therapy and macular pigment screening.

Topics: Glaucoma, Ocular hypertension, Laser treatment,  Selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT), Therapeutic management, Specialist glaucoma services, Dry eye disease, Lid margin therapy, Meibomian gland dysfunction, Telangiectasia, Intense pulsed light (IPL) treatment, Macular pigments, Maculopathy, Macular degeneration, Pigment density, Haidinger's brushes, Macular screening.

CET Ref: C-73828

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive 

Closing Date: 17 December 2020 

 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: 17 December 2020

 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.

CET Ref: C-73720

CET Points:  

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020

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: 17 December 2020

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: 17 December 2020

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.

CET Ref: C-73969

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020

CommunicationProfessional Conduct

Binocular Vision provides a step by step practical guide to the various techniques required in practice to assess the binocular status of patients and then suggests the appropriate management for a broad range of anomalies. 

Topics: Children, Orthoptics, Amblyopia, Strabismus, Squint, Incommitent, Commitent, Exercises, Motility, Heterophoria, Stereopsis, Prisms, Newly qualified.

Area of interest: MECS

CET Refs: C-73849
CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 30 June 2020

CommunicationProfessional Conduct

The first module of the contact lenses series covers the core skills required to examine patients to assess their suitability for contact lenses, to fit a range of RGP and soft lenses and to conduct successful patient aftercare. This programme is particularly suitable for those new or returning to contact lens fitting.

Topics: Contact lenses, Slit lamp, RGP, Rigid gas permeable, Soft, Tear assessment, Dry eye, Record keeping, Grading scales, Keratometry.

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