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Cambridge member event

  • CET event


6pm - 9.30pm, 21 November 2017 Add to calendar


Hallmark Hotel Cambridge, Bar Hill
Cambridge CB23 8EU

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Your next free member CET event in the Eastern region will take place in Cambridge on Tuesday 21 November from 6pm.

The evening will consist of an interactive lecture followed by a peer discussion.

Lecture: 1 interactive CET point

Peer discussion: 3 interactive CET points

Expected timings for the evening

6.00pm Registration - buffet and networking

This is an opportunity to have something to eat whilst networking with fellow attendees and exhibitors. We encourage you to arrive by 6pm to allow yourself plenty of time to park, register and have a bite to eat.                           

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6.40pm Welcome

A College representative will give you an update on the College's current activities. 

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7.00pm Lecture by Dr Imran Jawaid

Dr Imran Jawaid, Ophthalmology Registrar, will present a lecture on 'Red eye: history taking, differential diagnosis and management'.

The lecture will give an overview of a model that can be used to take a history from a patient with red eye. It will also cover an introduction to focused clinical examination - what to look for and how the history influences this, as well as how to assess risk in patients with red eye. A series of cases will be discussed to demonstrate the principles introduced. 

Learning objectives

  • To be able to take a complete history for a patient presenting with red eye
  • To identify abnormal findings in a patient presenting with a red eye
  • To be able to formulate a management plan for a patient presenting with a red eye
  • To understand when and why to refer to seconday care services

Competencies covered: Communication, Ocular disease and Ocular examination.

Dr Imran Jawaid

Ophthalmology Registrar


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8.00pm Refreshments and networking

This is an opportunity to have some tea / coffee and speak further with fellow attendees and exhibitors. 

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8.20pm Peer discussion with a filmed case

This exciting new peer discussion will include a filmed case scenario on OCT communication skills - how to get it right. You will watch the film followed by peer discussion led by a facilitator.

Learning objectives

- to be able to improve the ability to convey an expert knowledge of physiological and pathological eye condition giving factually relevant information in an informative, clear and understandable way whilst remaining empathetic and patient centred 

- to be able to listen to patients and take account of their views, preferences and concerns, responding honestly and appropriately to their questions 

- to be able to have an ability to investigate according to a patient's signs and symptoms and recognise common macular abnormalities and know when to refer. 

Competencies covered: Communication, Standards of Practice, Ocular Disease.

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

Privacy Notice

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. 

Contact Stacey Kelly on +44(0)20 7766 4347 or email if you have any queries.

Venue and travel details

Hallmark Hotel Cambridge

Bar Hill
CB23 8EU