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  • 1 pointOnline exclusiveCloses 01 June

    This clinical interpretation exam presents a series of diabetes-themed cases. Readers are invited to review the scenarios and use additional resources where necessary to answer the questions

    Author/s: Dr Paul Chous MA, OD, FAAO

    CPD ref no: C-106875

    Closes: 01 June 2024

    Practitioner type: GOC_CPD_Optometrists

    Domains: CPD_icon_Clinical_Practice

  • 1 pointOnline exclusiveCloses 01 June

    This Clinical interpretation exam presents a range of retinal abnormalities seen within the hospital eye service (HES). Readers are invited to review the images and use additional resources where necessary to answer the accompanying questions.

    Author/s: Azmina Ladak BSc (Hons), Gemma Doku BSc (Hons)

    CPD ref no: C-106960

    Closes: 01 June 2024

    Practitioner type: GOC_CPD_Optometrists

    Domains: CPD_icon_Clinical_Practice

  • 1 pointOnline exclusive

    This Clinical interpretation exam presents a series of corneal dystrophy cases. Readers are invited to review the cases, accessing further resources where necessary to answer the questions. The author(s)/editor(s) and publishers acknowledge The University of Iowa and EyeRounds.org for permission to reproduce this copyrighted material.

    Author/s: Prashant Shah MCOptom, PGDipOphth, DipClinOptom, Masara Laginaf MBBS, BSc (Hons), FRCOphth, Cert LRS

    CPD ref no: C-107269

    Closes: 03 August 2024

    Practitioner type: GOC_CPD_Optometrists

    Domains: CPD_icon_Clinical_Practice

  • 1 pointOnline exclusive

    This Clinical interpretation exam presents a range of anterior eye cases. Readers are invited to review the images and use additional resources where necessary to answer the accompanying questions

    Author/s: David Bundy BSc (Hons), MCOptom

    CPD ref no: C-107310

    Closes: 03 August 2024

    Practitioner type: GOC_CPD_Optometrists

    Domains: CPD_icon_Clinical_Practice

  • 2 pointsOnline exclusive

    Filmed at 100% Optical 2024, this CPD video exam presents the classification, epidemiology, clinical signs and symptoms, diagnostics and treatments available for ocular allergy. Damian Lake takes a look at local and systemic treatments and future advances. After the video, participants will answer 6 MCQs before being directed to a discussion about the topic on LinkedIn

    Author/s: Damian Lake

    CPD ref no: C-108117

    Closes: 05 July 2024

    Interactive:

    Practitioner type: GOC_CPD_OptometristsGOC_CPD_Therapeutics

    Domains: CPD_icon_Clinical_PracticeCPD_icon_CommunicationCPD_icon_Special_Requirements

  • 1 point

    This CPD article describes the novel repeated low-level red-light therapy for myopia management and summarises the evidence base on its efficacy and safety

    Author/s: Dr Rebecca Leighton PhD, BSc (Hons), MCOptom, Prof Cert Medical Ret, Prof Cert Low Vision

    CPD ref no: C-107467

    Closes: 01 July 2024

    Practitioner type: GOC_CPD_OptometristsGOC_CPD_Dispensing

    Domains: CPD_icon_Clinical_PracticeCPD_icon_Communication

  • 1 point

    This CPD article will consider a panoply of sleep disorders linked to common eye diseases and systemic disorders outlining the optometrist’s perspective on management and referral

    Author/s: Dr Paul Chous MA, OD, FAAO

    CPD ref no: C-107384

    Closes: 01 July 2024

    Practitioner type: GOC_CPD_OptometristsGOC_CPD_Dispensing

    Domains: CPD_icon_Clinical_PracticeCPD_icon_Communication

  • 1 point

    This CPD article will consider simple interventions to manage dry eye disease and improve patient wellbeing

    Author/s: Sheena Tanna-Shah BSc (Hons)

    CPD ref no: C-107615

    Closes: 01 July 2024

    Practitioner type: GOC_CPD_OptometristsGOC_CPD_DispensingGOC_CPD_Contact_Lens

    Domains: CPD_icon_Clinical_PracticeCPD_icon_CommunicationCPD_icon_Special_Requirements

  • 1 point

    This CPD article describes the genetics and common clinical features of retinitis pigmentosa and Usher syndrome

    Author/s: Dr Alexis Ceecee Britten-Jones BOptom (Hons), PhD, Sena Ayse Gocuk BSci (Hons), DOptom, MPhil

    CPD ref no: C-107638

    Closes: 01 July 2024

    Practitioner type: GOC_CPD_OptometristsGOC_CPD_Dispensing

    Domains: CPD_icon_Clinical_PracticeCPD_icon_Communication

  • 1 pointOnline exclusive

    In this video, Henry Leonard, the AOP's head of clinical and regulatory, will discuss how to keep good records and why it is central to clinical practice. The session will use examples of poor records you can critique for yourself. Henry will present some cautionary tales and run through some frequently asked questions and top tips.

    Author/s: Henry Leonard

    CPD ref no: C-105388

    Closes: 29 December 2024

    Practitioner type: GOC_CPD_OptometristsGOC_CPD_Dispensing

    Domains: CPD_icon_Leadership

  • 1 pointOnline exclusive

    Whether you are an employer or an employee, it is important to understand what is meant by discrimination in the workplace. In this video, the AOP legal team explain your rights and obligations under the law. The video details direct and indirect discrimination, part-time and flexible working, harassment and victimisation, pregnancy, and disability.

    Author/s: Liz Stephenson, Louise Wilkinson

    CPD ref no: C-103612

    Closes: 29 December 2024

    Practitioner type: GOC_CPD_OptometristsGOC_CPD_Dispensing

    Domains: CPD_icon_Professionalism

  • 1 pointOpening on: 01 June 2024

    Freeform single vision lenses: do all patients deserve the best vision?

    This CPD exam will consider the clinical advantages of using freeform lenses for single vision wearers

    Author/s: Eluned Creighton Sims FBDO

    CPD ref no: C-107749

    Exam type: Article (view)

    Practitioner type: GOC_CPD_OptometristsGOC_CPD_Dispensing

    Domains: CPD_icon_Clinical_PracticeCPD_icon_Communication

  • 0.5 pointsOpening on: 01 June 2024

    Multifocal contact lenses in presbyopia correction: what’s on the stage?

    This CPD exam explores the option of multifocal contact lenses for presbyopic patients, how they work and how to successfully fit them for optimum patient experience

    Author/s: Fabrizio Zeri PhD

    CPD ref no: C-108068

    Exam type: Article (view)

    Practitioner type: GOC_CPD_OptometristsGOC_CPD_DispensingGOC_CPD_Contact_Lens

    Domains: CPD_icon_Clinical_PracticeCPD_icon_CommunicationCPD_icon_Special_Requirements

  • 0.5 pointsOpening on: 01 June 2024

    Enhancing visual clarity for presbyopia with spherical aberration

    This CPD exam explores spherical aberrations in aspheric multifocal contact lens design and the positive influence this has on depth of focus for improved visual clarity in presbyopia

    Author/s: Dr Damien Gatinel MD, PhD

    CPD ref no: C-108075

    Exam type: Article (view)

    Practitioner type: GOC_CPD_OptometristsGOC_CPD_Contact_LensGOC_CPD_Dispensing

    Domains: CPD_icon_Clinical_PracticeCPD_icon_Special_Requirements

  • 1 pointOpening on: 01 June 2024

    Everyone has a story to tell – implementing expert questioning and listening skills

    This CPD exam outlines the importance of honing questioning and listening skills, as an essential part of the communication process to identify and respond to patient needs

    Author/s: Peter Greedy BSc (Hons), MCOptom, MAC

    CPD ref no: C-108103

    Exam type: Article (view)

    Practitioner type: GOC_CPD_OptometristsGOC_CPD_Dispensing

    Domains: CPD_icon_Communication

  • 1 pointOpening on: 01 June 2024

    What is vision rehabilitation and what are the priority needs of our patients with sight loss?

    This CPD exam will outline the approach to vision rehabilitation by identifying tasks that are important to patients and help enable independent living

    Author/s: Dr Jane Macnaughton PhD, FCOptom, Prof Cert LV, Professor Keziah Latham PhD, FCOptom, Prof Cert LV

    CPD ref no: C-107790

    Exam type: Article (view)

    Practitioner type: GOC_CPD_OptometristsGOC_CPD_Dispensing

    Domains: CPD_icon_CommunicationCPD_icon_Professionalism