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This recorded webinar by Dr Benjamin Wakerley gives an overview of different types of headache and how they present, with particular focus on migraine headaches.

This course is for professionals preparing to take up the role of an Additional supervisor to trainees on the Scheme for Registration.

This online CPD course will guide you through the NICE recommended classification of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), risk factors, guidance on when to refer and when to manage in practice.


This recorded webinar delivered by Wai Siene Ng primarily covers a summary of Royal College of Ophthalmologists guidelines on primary angle closure disease management.

In this recorded webinar, Jeff Hogg explores the basics of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and what defines AI as a medical device (AIaMD).

In this recorded webinar, Dr Gordon Hay discusses true ocular emergencies and provides optometrists with clear guidance on how to make clear and effective referrals to eye casualty.

This online CPD course follows an optometrist while they examine four children of differing ages being managed in practice for a variety of binocular vision anomalies.

A clinical audit is a simple process that enables you to assess how you and your practice are performing against standards and identify ways to improve efficiency, patient care, service, and quality in your practice.

This online CPD course helps optometrists practise making clinical decisions, covering a range of topics and clarify when to refer patients and the level of urgency of referrals.

In this recorded webinar, Ali Yagan helps you identify the features of true optic nerve swelling, decide if it is unilateral or bilateral, undertake a differential diagnosis, and recognise when patients need to be managed as an emergency.

This online course helps you practise a range of communication skills that are required for patient consultations, including listening, involving patients in decision making, breaking bad news and handling complaints.

This online CPD course is for optometrists who would like to know more about diabetic retinopathy but are not already involved in diabetic screening.

Make your history taking effective with this online course which will help you identify areas where you can improve your routine and your clinician-patient experience.

This online course is aimed at newly qualified optometrists and optometrists returning to work. It will take you through the stages of an eye examination looking at ways you can maximise your communication skills.

Dr Simon Frackiewicz MCOptom covers some practical advice for optometrists to help regain confidence in binocular vision, which may have been affected by the altered ways of working during the pandemic.

This online CPD course will guide you through a series of example referral letters, from the perspective of the person who receives them in the hospital eye service.

This online CPD course will help you make decisions when faced with complex issues and helps you communicate your findings and management plans effectively.

Improve your skills and knowledge in diagnosis and patient management on this online CPD course for independent prescribing optometrists.

You will be given four different patient cases covering a range of pathologies, including cataract post-surgery and contact lens wearers. This online CPD course aims to improve your skills and knowledge in patient management.

In this online CPD course for optometrists you will be given the background to four patients and will complete a series of activities related to each case.

This updated online CPD course covers a range of IP cases and is designed to improve your knowledge and skills in diagnosing, treating and managing patients.

In this webinar, the College’s Clinical Advisers discuss the key amendments to the Guidance for Professional Practice.

In this recorded webinar, Polly Dulley MCOptom provides advice on how to interpret the OCT results of several patients with common ocular pathologies and how to differentiate normal from abnormal.


This online CPD course will guide you in making clinical decisions for your patients with neuro-ophthalmological signs and symptoms.

Professor Kathryn Saunders FCOptom and Dr Sara McCullough MCOptom cover the most recent findings from the Northern Ireland Childhood Errors of Refraction (NICER) Study and how it can help you identify children at risk of future myopia.

This recorded webinar lecture examines the epidemiology, presentation, diagnosis, management and long term outlook for eye allergic disease of all severities.

This session will explore the concept of comfortable vision for toric wearers, assessing their current needs and if we are currently meeting them.

This session will include presentations from contributors to the paper on BCLA CLEAR™ Presbyopia.

This BCLA evidence-based research session will showcase the outcomes of some of the best clinical research in the area of anterior eye and contact lenses.

The session will concentrate on the two primary DEWS II flow diagrams to discuss concepts which could be problematic.

This lecture discusses the main issues in examining and managing patients whose communication styles are different from the norm.

Professor Shickle explores the risk factors associated with an ageing population and the inequalities in access to healthcare.

This BCLA session will detail evidence-based recommendations for various aspects of anterior eye and contact lens clinical practice.

This session will discuss the latest in management of patients with inherited retinal disease, the top genetic causes, and new therapies on the horizon.

This lecture will provide a recap of common peri-orbital skin problems.

This session will provide an overview as to when and how contact lenses can be used in the management of ocular pathology.

This lecture draws on patient experiences to explore the psychological impact of being diagnosed with eye disease.

This lecture will include examples of different diabetic pathology using OCT & OCTA to help with clinical monitoring, decisions and referrals.


This session explores the potential resultant effect of a poor fitting frame and the relationship between the frame parameters and facial measurements.

The session concentrates on current developments in retinal imaging and diagnostics for clinical purposes.

This lecture will give delegates an overview of nystagmus and how it may present in optometric practice.

This session will explore recent advancements in the understanding of the relationship between structural imaging and perimetry.

This lecture will explore from research the current situation with our contact lens wearers, discussing with the ECPs the possible reasons our current drop-out rate isn't changing.

This lecture will look at tear film biomarkers.

This lecture will briefly go through some of the key findings from each subcommittee TFOS Report.

This lecture looks at data evaluating the myopia progression of children and young adults in studies wearing commercially available, soft multifocal contact lens designs.

This lecture will discuss what axial length is, and why it’s important for ECPs, and when it can be utilised.

This lecture explores PACS and PACS-plus disease.

This recorded webinar delivered by Michelle Hanratty will help you determine when to manage or monitor a patient’s condition and when to refer for further investigation or management.

Moving on with OCT is an intermediate-level course and the second part of the OCT series. It is suitable for those with a basic understanding of OCT.


This online course is for experienced supervisors who have already completed the Supervisor Training course.

This online course for optometrists covers aspects of myopia and risk factors for progression in children.

MODULE 4: This online CPD course introduces the different types of data found in research studies and how they can be used alongside statistical analyses to understand and interpret the world around us.

MODULE 3: This online CPD course will help you evaluate methodological quality and determine whether a research study is relevant to you.

MODULE 8: This online CPD course demonstrates how to find relevant clinical research using the correct search methods and explains when these methods could be applied in your own clinical practice.

MODULE 1: This online CPD course helps you identify the difference between research, audit, and service evaluation, describe the main stages of the research process, and understand the importance of the ethical review process.

MODULE 5: This online CPD course explores the use of statistical tests in hypothesis testing and when to use specific tests to analyse different data types.

MODULE 7: This online CPD course explains the importance of research in healthcare and how research findings can be used to enhance your clinical practice and improve patient outcomes.

MODULE 6: This online CPD course details the meaning of statistical significance and how this relates to clinical significance in practice.

MODULE 2: This online CPD course will help you understand research evidence, understand the peer-review process, and identify discipline-specific journals.

Watch optometrist Polly Dulley discuss various cases on this online course. This CPD course includes OCT images, treatment and management options.


This second online CPD course on OCT will help develop further your ability to interpret OCT images and decide on the appropriate action for patients.


In this online CPD course, Thurka Sivapalan MCOptom covers the basic principles of OCT to help diagnose, monitor, and manage glaucoma-related conditions in community practice and in hospitals.

In this recorded webinar, Rebekka Heitmar MCOptom covers basic OCT terminologies and their interpretations, explores different scan types, and provides an overview of the most common abnormalities that optometrists encounter.


In this online course you will analyse video extracts of optometrists giving OCT results to a patient. Activities will enable you to reflect on your own experience of effective communication with your patients.


This recorded webinar by Professor Bruce Evans FCOptom will help you diagnose binocular vision anomalies and identify those that can be treated by an optometrist, those that need referral or do not require treatment.

This online CPD course will help you with management decisions when retinal lesions are identified by both fundus examination and optical coherence tomography (OCT).

This online CPD course will help you with management decisions when retinal lesions are identified by both fundus examination and optical coherence tomography (OCT).

This online CPD course will extend your knowledge and scope of practice in contact lens practice and pave the way towards a College-accredited higher qualification.

This online CPD course will help you consider the advice you give patients about products and treatments.

This session will present some of the most common systemic emergencies that could present in the general optometric practice.

In this session, we will explore how to expand your scope of practice as an optometrist.

A selection of cases of ocular trauma, including chemical injury, will be discussed together with the assessment and management of the acute stage.

This talk will cover the framework for clinical leadership and how it applies to day-to-day clinical practice.

This presentation will use case studies to look at some of the more common types of uveitis.

This online CPD course must be completed by principal supervisors before they begin supervising a trainee and will benefit anyone thinking of becoming a supervisor.

This recorded webinar includes real case examples of patients who attended a large ophthalmic emergency department and includes the importance of history taking. Diagnosis is not always what you would expect.

The recorded webinar by Dr Manbir Nagra MCOptom covers a summary of recent developments in the field of contact lenses and considers the groundwork required to ensure optometrists are prepared for the expected changes.

This recorded webinar by Mr Kam Balaggan covers urgent vitreoretinal conditions and complex cataract surgery, including epiretinal membrane, macular hole and/or eye floater surgery, retinal detachment surgery, and either complex cataract surgery.

This recorded webinar delivered by Suzanne Fraser MCOptom and Cathy Williams will help you understand how to assess a child with learning difficulties and the process of taking a relevant history.

This online CPD course helps you improve your knowledge and skills in managing public health issues that affect your patients: dementia, falls and depression.