Your next free member CET event in the East Midlands region will take place in Leicester on Thursday 17 May 2018 from 6pm.
The evening will consist of an interactive lecture followed by a peer discussion.
Lecture: 1 interactive CET point
Expected timings for the evening
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.
A College representative will give you an update on the College's current activities.
This session will address how to approach children and adults with uveitis, variations that can present clinically and how to make an appropriate diagnosis.
It will also address various atypical presentations with clinical case presentations during the lecture to understand and identify the clinical features in practice.
The session will also provide evidence of recent treatment options available and how these should be done
Target group: Optometrist
Competencies covered: Communication, Standards of practice and Ocular disease
- To understand the clinical presentation, including signs and symptoms to look for, to make an appropriate diagnosis of uveitis
- To identify vision threatening conditions by their clinical presentations (case presentations will be made)
- When to refer patients with uveitis to prevent morbidity and visual
This is an opportunity to have some tea / coffee and speak further with fellow attendees and exhibitors.
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.
- 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.
Although the event is free of charge to College members, it is vital that you register in advance.
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Venue and travel details
Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel
73 Granby Street