Online peer review for general optometrists 2023



Where: online

Interactive CPD points: 3

Peer review is a great way to share ideas and reflect on different approaches. You will be presented with three cases to discuss in small groups with your peers.

Delegates will benefit from:

  • Hearing different approaches to managing clinical situations from their peers
  • Recognising the importance of reflection on current and future practice

We restrict numbers at these events to ensure the best experience. To allow everyone the opportunity to attend please only book to attend one peer review. Multiple bookings will be removed.


  • There are three interactive CPD points approved for this peer review
  • To be eligible for the CPD points you need to attend for the duration of the meeting and be able to participate in interactive polls
  • You will not be eligible for the CPD points if you dial in to the audio only using a telephone
  • These events do not cover the requirement for contact lens opticians or optometrists with specialty registration
  • By attending an AOP peer review you will be fulfilling the GOC’s peer review requirement for optometrists

Learning outcomes

  • Participants will be able to recognise and manage eye conditions in children, interpret OCT scans and manage the final diagnosis, and manage a patient with epiphora
  • Participants will be aware of how their skills compare with those of their peers and the role of good history taking and record keeping

Technical requirements

  • The meeting will take place using Zoom
  • We recommend that you use a computer or tablet device to participate in this meeting
  • You will not be able to participate in this meeting if you are using Chromebooks/Chrome OS or Zoom Rooms as you will be unable to join breakout rooms

6.30PM - 8.00PM

  • 3 points

    Online peer review for general optometrists 2023

    CPD ref no: C-104313


    Practitioner type:


Emma Spofforth

AOP Councillor Emma SpofforthEmma is an optometrist working in independent practice and has a special interest in therapeutics, enhanced services and expanding the scope of the profession. She has served as an AOP councillor, and committee chair for a number of years, and is currently a board member serving as chair. She has extensive experience in delivering peer review sessions.


Karen Gennard

AOP Councillor Karen GennardKaren has been a practising community optometrist for over 20 years, mainly working for independent practices in Gloucestershire and also holds professional certificates in medical retina and glaucoma. As well as her practice role, she is the new clinic development manager for Vision Care for Homeless People and is also an AOP councillor for South West England.