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CPD Ref: C-104470

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Closing Date: 31 December 2024

Domains: Clinical practice, Communication


This is the second of a three-part course discussing the assessment of vision from birth to 18 years.  Part two explores how the approach to examining children can be adapted as they move through toddlerhood and the pre-school years. The importance of different communication styles is discussed, alongside how to choose the most appropriate tests and techniques for each child.

Topics: Communication, Preferential looking, Crowded picture and letter acuity tests, Stereopsis, Binocular vision, Static retinoscopy, Mohindra retinoscopy, Cycloplegic retinoscopy, Dynamic retinoscopy, Prescribing, Young eye series.

CPD Ref: C-104592

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CPD Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 31 December 2024

Domains: Clinical practice, Professionalism


This is the third of a three-part course discussing the assessment of vision from birth to 18 years. We hear from our expert optometrist what tests, equipment and techniques are useful in assessing vision in school-age children. They also discuss considerations around safeguarding, confidentiality and consent.

Topics: Communication, Dynamic retinoscopy, Slit-lamp examination, Colour vision testing, Unexpected results, Gillick competence, Confidentiality, Consent, Safeguarding, Young eye series.

CPD Ref: C-100516

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CPD Type: Non-interactive

Closing Date: 31 December 2024

Domains: Clinical practice, Communication


The first of two programmes discussing the development of vision from birth to 18 years, part one looks in detail at age-related visual norms and what changes occur from birth to age three, highlighting what early abnormalities can impair visual ability.  

Topics: Anatomical changes to the visual system, Development of VA, Contrast perception, Colour perceptions, Accommodative systems, Binocular systems, Ocular and neurodevelopmental abnormalities arising from forceps delivery or prematurity, Synaptogenesis, Emmetropisation, Infantile esotropia, Retinoblastoma, Physical development milestones, Young eye series.

CPD Ref: C-100518

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Closing Date: 31 December 2024

Domains: Clinical practice, Communication


The second of two programmes discussing the development of vision from birth to 18 years, part two looks in detail at what visual changes occur from the age of three up to adulthood, looking at age-related visual norms and developmental milestones as Zara grows up.

Topics: Emmetropisation, School vision screening, Myelination, Synaptic pruning, Development of amblyopia, Visual processing issues, Scholastic visual demands, Exotropia, Global motion, Biological motion, Contour integration, Development of colour vision, Visual conversion disorder, Young eye series.

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