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CET Ref: C-61249

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 2 December 2019

Standards of PracticeAssessment of Visual FunctionStandards of Practice

The second of three programmes, where experts discuss different techniques to help overcome the challenges when examining patients with learning disabilities, using different approaches and clinical tests that may be appropriate for this group of patients.

Topics: Learning disabilities, Retinoscopy, Charts, Ophthalmoscopy, Communication, Visual assessment, Refraction, Visual fields, Binocular vision, Autism, Down’s syndrome, Cerebral palsy, Vulnerable, Children, Adults, School.

CET Ref: C-61248

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 2 December 2019

Standards of PracticeStandards of PracticeOcular Disease

The first of three programmes on examining patients with learning disabilities, which looks at the terminology around learning disabilities and provides information on different types, such as cerebral palsy, Down’s syndrome and the autism spectrum. The programme discusses causes, prevalence and how patients and their vision can be affected.

Topics: Learning disabilities, Genetics,  Down’s syndrome, Autism, Cerebral palsy, Asperger syndrome, Communication, Visual impairment, Williams syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, Chromosome, Congenital, Amblyopia, Refractive error, Strabismus, Accommodation, Cataracts, Binocular vision.

CET Ref: C-60569

CET Points:

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Closing Date31 March 2019

 

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

CET Ref: C-61316

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 31 March 2019


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

CET Ref: C-60570

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 31 March 2019

 Assessment of visual function

The first of four programmes, discussing embryology and the developing eye, this film looks at genetics and inheritance of a range of eye diseases.

Topics: Genetics, Congenital, Embryology, Inheritance, DNA, RNA, Ribosome, Dominant, Recessive, X-linked, Multifactorial, Mitochondrial DNA, Colour vision defect, Myopia, Glaucoma, Mutation, Retinoblastoma.

CET Ref: C-60571

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 31 March 2019

 Assessment of visual function

The second of four programmes discussing embryology and the developing eye, this film looks at the first three months of gestation and how external and internal influence may trigger eye diseases.

Topics: Embryo, Meiosis, Mitosis, Neural tube, Coloboma, Epithelium, Cell differentiation, Crystalline lens, Congenital cataract, Y-shaped suture, Choroid, Sclera, Iris, Ciliary body, Congenital Rubella syndrome, Hyaloid artery, Epigenetic errors, Zika virus, Toxoplasmosis.

CET Ref: C-60572

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 31 March 2019

 Assessment of visual function

The third of four programmes discussing embryology and the developing eye, this film looks at the second three months of gestation and how external and internal influence may trigger eye diseases, including infective agents (Zika virus, Toxoplasma), alcohol, smoking and drugs.

Topics: Retinal detachment, Anterior chamber, Trabecular meshwork, Congenital glaucoma, Extraocular muscles, Oculomotor disorders, Cranial nerves, Duane’s retraction syndrome, Fibrosis, Ophthalmoplegia, Teratogens, Foetal alcohol syndrome, Telecanthus, Smoking, Gestational diabetes, Macrosomia, Spina bifida, Vitamin A deficiency.

CET Ref: C-60574

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 31 March 2019

 Assessment of visual function

The last of four programmes discussing embryology and the developing eye, this film looks at the final three months of gestation, the birth process and the early period post-partum and how external and internal influence may trigger eye diseases.

Topics: Retinopathy of prematurity, IGF1, Forceps delivery, 6th nerve palsy, Horner’s syndrome, Birth asphyxia, Hydrocephalus, Risk factors, Down syndrome, Trisomy 21, Keratoconus, Red reflex test, Leukocoria, Pupil reflex test, Visual development milestones, Stereopsis, Binocularity, Emmetropisation, UV damage.

CET Ref: C-55936

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 31 March 2019

CommunicationAssessment of visual function

This programme looks at the various refractive correction options available for presbyopes. Through a mix of filmed patient scenarios and expert advice four areas are considered: spectacle frames and lenses, contact lenses, correction with intra-ocular lenses, and managing presbyopic patients following refractive laser surgery.

Topics: Ageing eye, Contact lenses, Spectacles, Dispensing, Refractive surgery, Intraocular lenses, Multifocal, Lenses, Tints, Presbyope, Frames.

CET Ref: C-58267

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 31 March 2019

 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-58269

CET Points:

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Closing Date: 31 March 2019

 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 Refs: 

  • C-55527 (Eyelid Disorders)

  • C-55528 (Conjunctival Disorders)

  • C-55529 (Various Anterior Eye Disorders)

CET Points: One point for each exercise

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 31 March 2019

CommunicationOcular DiseaseStandards of PracticeOptionsKnowledge

This comprehensive online resource presents various anterior eye disorders and takes practitioners through the presentation, examination, diagnosis and management of those external eye conditions. The course has been developed for both community optometrists and IP practitioners.

Topics: Referrals, Cornea, Conjunctiva, Eyelid, Sclera, Dry eye, 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-56583

CET Points:  

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Closing Date: 31 March 2019

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 of three interactive exercises on the anterior eye and focuses on corneal abrasions and dry eye.

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

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

CET Ref: C-56382

CET Points:  

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Closing Date: 31 March 2019

CommunicationOcular DiseaseStandards of PracticeOptionsKnowledgeAlways Improving


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 second of three interactive exercises on the anterior eye and 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-56582

CET Points:

CET Type: 

Closing Date: 31 March 2019

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 first of three interactive exercises on the anterior eye and 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-55546

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 31 March 2019

Accredited Level 2 e-learning, introducing optometrists to the key issues surrounding child abuse. The course explains how to recognise and deal with issues that might arise in optometric practice when working with children. 

Topics: Safeguarding, Legal, Vulnerable, Social services, Abuse, Neglect, Record keeping, Physical, Psychological, Disability, Dementia, Newly qualified.

CET Ref: C-55544

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 31 March 2019

Accredited Level 2 e-learning, introducing optometrists to the key issues surrounding the abuse of vulnerable adults. The course explains how to recognise and deal with issues that might arise in optometric practice when working with vulnerable adults.                      

Topics: Safeguarding, Legal, Vulnerable, Social services, Abuse, Neglect, Record keeping, Physical, Psychological, Disability, Dementia, Newly qualified.

CET Ref: C-56334

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 31 March 2019

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 Ref: C-58607

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 31 March 2019

 Assessment of visual function

The course is split into two parts. The first part covers the skills required to examine and fit astigmatic patients with contact lenses and looks at two patients, the first fitted with soft toric contact lenses and the second with rigid gas permeable (RGP) contact lenses.

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

CET Ref: C-58861

CET Points:

CET Type: 

Closing Date: 31 March 2019

 Assessment of visual function

The programme is split into two parts. The second part of the programme covers the aftercare, management and problem solving of patients wearing RGP lenses.

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

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