Active CET exams

Welcome to OT's CET section where you can take a range of CET, VRICS and CET Video exams in order to collect CET points. 

Please note that when taking an exam, the MCQs may require practitioners to apply additional knowledge that has not been covered in the related CET article. 

For more information on the requirements of the GOC's enhanced CET scheme, click here.

  • In this lecture Dr Peter Hampson explains how to protect staff and patients in optometric practice during the coronavirus pandemic. We look at how the virus is spread and how to control this, e.g. through screening patients for symptoms, hand washing, social distancing, the correct use of PPE, methods of cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation, and arranging the practice environment. On successful completion of the MCQs, you will be able to download a personalised paper certificate from MyAOP/CET to display on your practice wall or show an employer.

    Exam type: Video

    Practitioner type: O, DO

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  • This CET exam discusses the importance of detection and treatment of meibomian gland dysfunction at the earliest possible stage to prevent or delay the onset of dry eye.

    Exam type: CET

    Resource: View article

    Practitioner type: O, DO, CL, TO

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  • This VRICS exam presents a series of retinal images for practitioners to interpret and answer the accompanying questions, referring to additional resources where required.

    Exam type: VRICS image-based

    Resource: View article

    Practitioner type: O, TO

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  • Download and read the document, Making accurate claims in Wales, then answer the exam questions. The document explains in detail the eligibility of patients for General Ophthalmic Services (GOS). GOS claims are commonly misunderstood and a source of worry for practitioners and practice owners. This CET exercise aims to give participants the practical knowledge to avoid future problems and claim appropriately and confidently

    Exam type: CET

    Resource: View article

    Practitioner type: O, DO

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  • Download and read the document, Making accurate claims in England, then answer the exam questions. The document explains in detail the eligibility of patients for General Ophthalmic Services (GOS). GOS claims are commonly misunderstood and a source of worry for practitioners and practice owners. This CET exercise aims to give participants the practical knowledge to avoid future problems and claim appropriately and confidently

    Exam type: CET

    Resource: View article

    Practitioner type: O, DO

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  • This video will demonstrate how to examine the patient who presents with flashing lights and floaters, helping you differentiate between those who may be reassured and those who need to be referred to ophthalmology. Kam Balaggan will use videos and images to show the difference between normal vitreous syneresis, uncomplicated posterior vitreous detachments and those resulting in retinal tears

    Exam type: Video

    Practitioner type: O

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  • When a red eye presents to your practice, it is vital you can differentiate the simple cases from those that threaten the sight. Filmed at Moorfields Private Eye Hospital, this video lecture takes you through diagnosis and management of the red eye. We will look at history, symptoms, examination, differential diagnosis and management of the red eye.

    Exam type: Video

    Practitioner type: O, CL, TO

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  • This CET lecture helps practitioners provide remote care for patients in a safe, effective way, both as part of the care they provide in their everyday practice and during exceptional circumstances, such as during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Exam type: Video

    Practitioner type: O, DO

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