London Regional Event - Croydon

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Date: 20 June 2017 6:00PM - 9:30PM

Location: Hallmark Hotel London Croydon Aerodrome, CR9 4LT

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Your next free member CET event in the London region will take place in Croydon on Tuesday 20 June from 6pm.

You will participate in an interactive peer discussion based around a brand new filmed case scenario on a routine eye examination. You will also take part in practical exercises during the evening to include the use of record cards and voting pads.
The discussions will be supported by a trained facilitator and based around a College case study.
A buffet will be available at the start of the event, giving you an opportunity to network with colleagues and College representatives. The events remain free of charge for College members. 
Number of CET points: 6 interactive points
Expected timings for the evening:

6.00pm       Registration - buffet and networking
6.40pm       Welcome
7.00pm       Peer discussion and practical exercises part 1
8.00pm       Refreshments and networking
8.20pm       Peer discussion and practical exercises part 2
9.30pm       Closing remarks and end of event

Further details

The peer discussion session will help optometrists improve their standards of patient care by discussing cases that are based on real practice with a small group of fellow clinicians.

The peer discussion session is only open to fully qualified members. Non-members, students and pre-registration optometrists are not permitted to attend.

Contact Nicola Pogson on +44(0)20 7766 4377 or email if you have any queries.

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Number of CET points: 6 interactive points

Target group: Optometrists
Learning objectives:
  • To explain the best course of management to the patient 
  • To understand the principles of clinical audit and how to use this to make simple improvements in everyday practice.
  • To maintain adequate patient records
  • To understand the use of different types of bifocal spectacle lenses and their limitations.
Competencies covered: Communication, Standards of Practice, Optical Appliances

Hallmark Hotel London Croydon Aerodrome

680 Purley Way

Telephone: 0330 028 3403

Travel Information

By car:

From the M25 exit at juntion seven and take the A23


There are 80 complimentary spaces availalbe on-site, on a first-come, first-served basis. There are also 100 complimentary spaces adjoined to the Nuffield Health opposite the venue. 

By train

The nearest railway stations is Waddon which is a 15 minute walk. East Croydon is approximately 2 miles away, you would need to catch the 119 bus from outside the station which drops you off directly outside the hotel.

Although the event is free of charge to College members, it is vital that you register in advance. 

Please note, in order to attend the event you must be a College member at the time of the event. 

To book

Online: Click on the 'Book now' button on this page

Call: +44(0)20 7766 4377

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The College of Optometrists will use all personal and contact information supplied as part of this event application to process your booking and to provide you with information about the event. We will also use your email address and mobile phone number to update our membership records. The College would like to use your email and postal addresses to send you general College news and information on the College’s products and services, including our future events. You may opt out of receiving College communications at any time by contacting the College. The College uses personal information for statistical purposes and, when not anonymised, we seek consent. 

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