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CET Ref: C-73850

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020

 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: 1 December 2020

 Assessment of visual function

This programme is split into two parts; following on from the first part of fitting astigmatic patients with contact lenses, the second part covers the aftercare, management of a range of common RGP lens complications 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.

CET Ref: C-61248

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020

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-61249

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020 

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-61954

CET Points: 

CET Type: 

Closing Date: 30 June 2020

 CommunicationStandards of PracticeOptical Appliances

The third and final part of this course covers the time 'After the appointment', including dispensing and aftercare, and looks at legal issues surrounding capacity, consent, confidentiality, GOS requirements and safeguarding with two patient case studies. 

Topics: Learning disabilities, Communication, Autism, Down’s syndrome, Vulnerable adults, Vulnerable children, Capacity, Consent, GOS, Legal, Confidentiality, Safeguarding, Referral, Dispensing, Frames.

CET Ref: C-62309

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020

Ocular ExaminationThe Healthcare System

The first part of this four part course discussing modern imaging in practice looks at the nature of digital capture, storage and transfer, how digital images have evolved and the legal ramifications of image capture.

Topics: Imaging, Digital photography, Telemedicine, Transfer, Storage, GDPR, Ultrasound, Stereo imaging

CET Ref: C-62310

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020

Ocular Examination

The second part of this four part course discussing modern imaging in practice looks how to achieve the best images with modern anterior and posterior camera systems and how the images might be further enhanced after capture. Legal issues are also discussed.

Topics: Aperture, Resolution, Colour, Slit lamp photography, Delegated function

CET Ref: C-62311

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020

Ocular ExaminationKnowledge

The third part of this four part course discussing modern imaging in practice looks how to achieve the best images with scanning laser ophthalmoscopy systems and how the images might be further enhanced after capture. 

Topics: Scanning laser ophthalmoscopy (SLO), Multicolour, Infra-red, Confocal

CET Ref: C-62312

CET Points: 

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020

Ocular ExaminationKnowledge

The last part of this four-part course discussing modern imaging in practice looks how to achieve the best scans with optical coherence tomography (OCT) systems and how to best interpret the data captured. 

Topics: Optical coherence tomography, Time domain, Spectral domain, Swept source, Retinal nerve fibre layer, Twin peaks plot, Thickness map, Difference map, Pachymetry, Anterior angle

CET Ref: C-73810

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020

Accredited Level 2 e-learning, covering the key safeguarding issues that optometrists need to be aware of when working with adults at risk.                  

Topics: Safeguarding, Legal, At risk, Social services, Abuse, Neglect, Record keeping, Physical, Psychological, Disability, Dementia.

CET Ref: C-73728

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 17 December 2020

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, At risk, Social services, Abuse, Neglect, Record keeping, Physical, Psychological, Disability, Dementia, Newly qualified.

CET Ref: C-60570

CET Points:

CET Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 30 June 2020

 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: 30 June 2020

 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: 30 June 2020

 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: 30 June 2020

 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.

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