Return to work, London

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Where: City University, Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1V 0HB

Interactive CET points approved: 12

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This event is designed for practitioners who are returning to work after a career break, or wish to practise certain basic skills such as refraction, slit lamp, and binocular vision assessment. Working with your peers, the one-day programme provides delegates with an opportunity to refresh core skills in a supportive environment, receive an update on important clinical and regulatory changes within the sector, as well as earn CET points across a range of competencies, including peer discussion.

This event costs £129 per person. Please note that all bookings for AOP events are subject to our terms and conditions, which include our cancellation policy.

09:00 - 09:30

Registration and welcome Registration

09:30 - 10:30

Peer discussion - core clinical cases Peer discussion | 3 CET points

10:30 - 12:30

Peer-to-peer practical session 1 - primary eye care techniques with feedback Workshop | 3 CET points

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch Session Breaks

13:30 - 15:30

Peer-to-peer practical session 2 - primary eye care techniques with feedback Workshop | 3 CET points

15:30 - 16:30

Peer discussion - ethical and clinical dilemmas Peer discussion | 3 CET points
City University, Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1V 0HB

C-71000: Peer discussion: ethical and clinical dilemmas

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Learning objectives:

  • To be able to understand the importance of communicating effectively with patients particularly in consideration of restricted categories and the use of GOS vouchers 
  • To ensure an understanding of the importance of keeping accurate and contemporaneous records
  • To be able to communicate effectively with parents/guardians regarding the well-being of the child
  • To understand the safeguarding responsibilities for children and vulnerable adults and the need for patient confidentiality

C-71468: Peer discussion: core clinical cases

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Learning objectives:

  • Be able to provide patients with appropriate lifestyle advice and explain the impact upon ocular disease
  • To be able to deal sensitively with patients presenting with ocular pathology
  • Be able to manage patients with signs of AMD
  • Be able to explain the causes of headaches to patients and the options to manage the symptoms accordingly
  • Be able to assess binocular vision status
  • Be able to explain to patients about risk factors for glaucoma
  • Be able to identify patients at risk of glaucoma and manage them according
 

C-71123: Routine clinical examination session 1

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Learning objectives:

  • Be able to use a slit lamp to examine the anterior eye
  • Be able to examine the fundus with a direct ophthalmoscope and using slit lamp biomicroscopy with condensing lens
  • Be able to undertake routine refraction
  • Be able to undertake an effective history and symptoms routine
  • Be able to assess the binocular vision status of patients

C-71122: Routine clinical examination session 2

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Learning objectives:

  • Be able to use a slit lamp to examine the anterior eye
  • Be able to examine the fundus with a direct ophthalmoscope and using slit lamp biomicroscopy with condensing lens
  • Be able to undertake routine refraction
  • Be able to undertake an effective history and symptoms routine
  • Be able to assess the binocular vision status of patients