Locum event, West Midlands



Where: Great Barr Hotel, Pear Tree Drive, Birmingham, B43 6HS

CET points approved: 6

Johnson & Johnson logoDelivered in partnership with Johnson & Johnson Vision, these events are tailored to the unique needs of locum practitioners and provide the opportunity to discuss scenarios that locums commonly face, including delegating tasks and ensuring equipment is safe to use. 

Delegates will benefit from an interactive peer discussion and enhance their skills with a clinical workshop with Johnson & Johnson Vision.

These events are only open to AOP members who are registered with the AOP as a locum.

Please note the following:

  • All locum events in 2020 will cover the same content and therefore points will only be awarded once
  • If you attended an AOP locum event at 100% Optical this year you will not be eligible for CET points at the 2020 locum events

18:00 - 18:45

  • Registration & buffet

18:45 - 18:55

  • Welcome & introduction

18:55 - 20:10

  • AOP Peer discussion (Group A) / The Evolution of Patients' Needs (Group B)

20:10 - 20:15

  • Comfort break

20:15 - 21:30

  • The Evolution of Patients' Needs (Group A) / AOP Peer discussion (Group B)

C-74643: AOP Locum peer discussion

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Learning objectives:

  • Be able to obtain a relevant history from a patient
  • Be able to investigate a child's refractive status and make appropriate prescribing decisions
  • Understand the duty of candor
  • Understand how to work with the practice team, to ensure further investigations are carried out
  • Be able to interpret and investigate a patient's symptoms

C-73835: Evolution of patient needs

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Learning objectives:

  • Appreciates the importance of a full and complete investigation of a patient's lifestyle needs and personal requirements
  • Understands the importance of ensuring any advice is communicated effectively and in a manner appropriate for both the parent and child
  • Is aware of the need to explore all the suitable options for a patient and make appropriate recommendations
  • Understands the importance of selecting a suitable contact lens, taking into consideration the design and material properties along with the needs of the patient and planned use

 AOP locum Members Complimentary

These events are only open to AOP members who are registered with the AOP as a locum.