Therapeutics London 2019

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Where: Holiday Inn Bloomsbury, Coram St, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1HT

CET points applied: 16+

Target groups: O, TO

Prices from: £315 - £375 Book or join now to attend this event Interactive CET points: 16+

Therapeutics London focuses on the specialist area of therapeutics, covering all competencies required for IP-qualified optometrists alongside specialist peer discussion. It will appeal to practitioners who are part way through their therapeutics qualification, are considering the IP route, or simply want to make better use of the existing core competencies.

Delegates will experience

  • Engaging content from high-profile speakers
  • Hands-on skills workshops
  • CET across a range of therapeutics competencies including specialist peer discussion
  • Therapeutic management of a variety of ocular diseases
  • An opportunity to network with like-minded optometrists

For more information, please email events@aop.org.uk.

08:45 - 09:15

Registration Registration

09:15 - 09:30

Welcome Opening/Closing Session

09:30 - 10:30

The future in focus: nanotechnology, stem cells and gene therapy in eye care Lecture | Chris Wroten | 1 CET point

10:30 - 11:30

Corneal foreign body removal Workshop | Declan Hovenden | 3 CET points
Uveitis Lecture | 1 CET point

11:30 - 12:00

Exhibition, tea and coffee break Session Breaks

12:00 - 13:00

Corneal foreign body removal Workshop | Declan Hovenden | 3 CET points
Peer discussion: Using DEWS II to classify dry eye subtype and its severity Workshop | Jonathon Bench | 3 CET points
The ocular surface in glaucoma Lecture | Rajen Tailor | 1 CET point

13:00 - 14:00

Exhibition and lunch Session Breaks

14:00 - 15:00

Getting started with gonioscopy Workshop | Hayley Johnson | 3 CET points
Glaucoma masterclass: optic nerve examination Lecture | Tahmina Pearsall | 1 CET point

15:00 - 16:00

Corneal foreign body removal Workshop | Declan Hovenden | 3 CET points
Peer discussion: the therapeutics challenge Peer discussion

16:00 - 16:30

Exhibition, tea and coffee break Session Breaks

16:30 - 17:30

All about OCT Lecture | Chris Wroten | 1 CET point

08:45 - 09:00

Registration

09:00 - 10:30

Getting started with gonioscopy Workshop | Hayley Johnson | 3 CET points
Vitreomacular interface disorders Lecture | Kam Balaggan | 1 CET point

10:30 - 11:00

Exhibition, tea and coffee break Session Breaks

11:00 - 12:00

Cornea surgery update Lecture | Allon Barsam | 1 CET point
Corneal foreign body removal Workshop | Declan Hovenden | 3 CET points

12:00 - 13:00

Exhibition and lunch Session Breaks

13:00 - 14:00

Corneal foreign body removal Workshop | Declan Hovenden | 3 CET points
Selective laser trabeculoplasty - the LiGHT trial Lecture | Gus Gazzard | 1 CET point

14:00 - 15:00

Getting started with gonioscopy Workshop | Hayley Johnson | 3 CET points
New biomaterials as delivery vehicles Lecture | Prof Liam Grover | 1 CET point
Peer discussion: Using DEWS II to classify dry eye subtype and its severity Workshop | Jonathon Bench | 3 CET points

15:00 - 15:30

Exhibition, tea and coffee break Session Breaks

15:30 - 16:30

The future in focus: pipeline pharmaceuticals and new drug delivery technologies Lecture | Chris Wroten | 1 CET point

16:30

Conference close Opening/Closing Session
Holiday Inn, Coram St, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1HT

C-61458: New biomaterials as delivery vehicles (1 CET point)

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Learning objectives:

  • Be aware of research developments in the field of eye drop materials and understand the implications for the patient
  • Understand the latest research relating to eye drop development and the implications this has for topical therapeutics        

C-71153: Selective laser trabeculoplasty – the LiGHT trial (1 CET point)

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Learning objectives:

  • Understand the indications for laser treatment in patients with open-angle glaucoma
  • Be able to understand the implications of the latest research relating to selective laser trabeculoplasty
 

C-71162: Getting started with gonioscopy (3 CET points)

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Learning objectives:

  • Understand when it is appropriate to undertake gonioscopy
  • Assesses pupil reactions 
  • Uses diagnostic drugs to aid ocular examination 
  • Understand the appropriate techniques for disinfecting gonioscope lenses
  • Understand how to undertake gonioscopic examination
  • To enhance professional development by learning gonioscopic techniques to improve the management of the patient

C-71541: Cornea surgery update (1 CET point)

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Learning objectives:

  • Be able to explain to patients about new treatment options for keratoconus, therapeutic applications for lasers, and surgical options for the traumatised iris
  • Be able to manage patients with abnormalities of the cornea and iris
  • Be able to identify abnormalities of the cornea and manage the patient accordingly
  • Be aware of when it is appropriate to refer patients with corneal and iris abnormalities to an ophthalmologist

C-71532: The ocular surface in glaucoma (1 CET point)

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Learning objectives:

  • Be able to elicit relevant symptoms from glaucoma patients presenting with ocular surface disease 
  • Understand the importance of managing ocular surface disease in patients with glaucoma 
  • Be able to explain to patients about the impact of glaucoma medication on ocular surface disease and the action needed to manage them appropriately 
  • Be aware of the adverse effects that can arise through the use of preservatives in topical medication
 

C-72011: All about OCT (1 CET point)

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Learning objectives:

  • Be able to use OCT to identify retinal abnormalities
  • Be able to interpret OCT scans to assist with the management of a range of anterior and posterior segment pathologies

C-71542: Glaucoma masterclass - optic nerve examination (1 CET point)

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Learning objectives:

  • Be able to examine the optic nerve using appropriate techniques
  • Be able to identify abnormalities of the optic nerve in patients with glaucoma
  • Be able to undertake an appropriate assessment of key parameters of the optic nerve in glaucoma patients

C-71952: Corneal foreign body removal workshop (3 CET points)

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Learning objectives:

  • Be able to use a slit lamp to identify corneal foreign bodies amenable to removal in an optometric setting 
  • Be able to perform foreign body removal but recognise limits of skill so as to determine when onward referral is appropriate

C-71958: Vitreomacular interface disorders - Peer discussion (3 CET points)

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Learning objectives:

  • To develop a logical and systematic approach to hospital referral of patients with vitreomacular disorders
  • To understand retinal anatomy and so to be able to interpret OCT images effectively
  • To develop an understanding of current clinical hospital management of each of these vitreomacular disorders
  • To be able to recognise and refer appropriately common vitreomacular disorders including:
    • vitreomacular traction and vitreomacular adhesion
    • Epiretinal membranes (including cellophane maculopathy and macular pucker)
    • Lamellar holes and pseudoholes
    • Full thickness macular holes

C-72040: Using DEWSII to classify dry eye subtype and its severity – Peer discussion (3 CET points)

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Learning objectives:

  • To understand the different techniques used to determine the dry eye subtype
  • Through discussion with peers be able to review images/measurements and agree the severity of the presentation
  • Using the DEWSII approach to dry eye disease identification and management the delegate will be able to adopt this approach into their own dry eye management routine
  • Be able to assess patients presenting with dry eye disease and identify the subtype of the condition
  • Be able to use the DEWSII report to improve prescribing decisions for patients with dry eye disease
 

C-72013: The future in focus: nanotechnology, stem cells, and gene therapy in eye care (1 CET point)

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Learning objectives:

  • Be aware of the latest research in the fields of stem cell and gene therapy for treating ocular disease
  • Understand current and ongoing developments in the field of stem cell research and gene therapy for the treatment of ocular disease
 

Please check back soon for more information on this conference.

Workshops

Optional workshops will be taking place at the conference. More information will be available shortly.

Pricing

   Rate
 AOP Members  £315
 Non-members
(see also the SECO/AFOAS pricing on the next tab)
 £375

Please note that all bookings for AOP events are subject to our terms and conditions, which include our cancellation policy.

Accommodation

If you are interested in booking accommodation directly at the Holiday Inn, Bloomsbury, please call the reservations team at the hotel directly on 020 7923 6601 and quote reference AOO.

Please note that contact information and debit/credit card details will be taken in order to secure the booking.

The rates for accommodation, bed and breakfast, are:

  • Saturday 21 September: £189
  • Sunday 22 September: £129

More information on the conference will be available shortly. If you have an enquiry regarding this conference please contact events@aop.org.uk

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Pricing

Conference only  £315
 Conference plus three nights' accommodation
(Saturday, Sunday and Monday nights included)
 £745

To book your place, please complete and return the booking form. 

Please note that all bookings for AOP events are subject to our terms and conditions, which include our cancellation policy.

Accommodation

If you are interested in booking accommodation directly at the Holiday Inn, Bloomsbury, please call the reservations team at the hotel directly on 020 7923 6601 and quote reference OOP

Please note that contact information and debit/credit card details will be taken in order to secure the booking.

The rates for accommodation, bed and breakfast, are:

  • Saturday 21 September: £189
  • Sunday 22 September: £129
  • Monday 23 September: £168

More information on the conference will be available shortly. If you have an enquiry regarding this conference please contact events@aop.org.uk

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ALCON

For more than 70 years, Alcon® has been re-imagining eye care together with its customers and their patients. Through innovative products, customer partnerships and education for eye care professionals, Alcon has continued to demonstrate its commitment to eye care excellence and helping people see brilliantly. 

http://www.myalcon.co.uk

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Mainline Instruments

Mainline Instruments has grown as an independent supplier of ophthalmic instrumentation that offers novel solutions for the optometry world.

Formed in 1997 and based in Birmingham, Mainline are ideally experienced and located to provide support for the many products available. Mainline supply a variety of products from established manufacturers such as Icare, Keeler, Tomey, Huvitz, Neitz, Oculus and more.

http://www.main-line.co.uk/

Prices from: £315 - £375 Book or join now to attend this event Interactive CET points: 16+