North London member event in collaboration with Johnson and Johnson Vision

  • Free interactive CET evening event for College members

Date:

6pm – 9.30pm, 20 June 2019 Add to calendar

Location:

Hilton London Wembley, Lakeside Way
Wembley
Middlesex
HA9 0BU

Overview

Your next free member CET event in the London region will take place at the Hilton London Wembley hotel on Thursday 20 June from 6pm.
 

The evening will consist of a lecture and an interactive discussion workshop. 

Lecture: 1 interactive CET point 

Workshop: 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 Johnson and Johnson Vision. We encourage you to arrive by 6pm to allow yourself plenty of time to 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 activites. Following this there will be a short presentation by a Johnson and Johnson Vision representative. 

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6.55pm Lecture/workshop

Lecture: Dry eye management in community practice: A practical guide by Dr Louise Madden MCOptom Dip Tp (IP)

Overview 

This lecture will discuss the diagnosis and management of dry eye disease, encompassing the latest findings from the Tear Film Ocular Society Dry Eye Workshop II report. It will discuss how to differentially diagnose and manage the different types of dry eye disease using appropriate investigative and diagnostic techniques and how to manage these patients in a community setting. It will allow practitioners to expand and update their present knowledge, providing clinical pearls which can be immediately implemented into day-to-day practice. 

Target audience: Optometrist and Therapeutic Optometrist

Optometrist competencies: Ocular Disease, Standards of Practice 

Therapeutic Optometrist competencies: Knowledge, Options, The Healthcare System, Information

Learning objectives:

  • To demonstrate an understanding of the epidemiology and classification of dry eye disease and how to assess severity
  • To understand the appropriate sequential approach to management to dry eye disease based on the recent DEWS II TFOS report
  • To understand the pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment options available for a patient with dry eye disease
  • To demonstrate an understanding of the epidemiology and classification of dry eye disease
  • To understand the importance of assessing and understanding the symptoms of dry eye patients in the severity classification, including the relevance of general health, medications, lifestyle etc
  • To assess the evidence base of an intervention and apply those findings to their own prescribing practice.

Discussion workshop: Addressing the dry eye in the room! by Sarah Long 

With symptoms of eye dryness now reported by up to 80% of patients, knowing how to diagnose and manage these patients is crucial. In this session, practical demonstrations will review how the tear film and anterior ocular structures can be accurately assessed to determine the severity and type of dry eye. Appropriate management options will then be discussed, with your knowledge of ocular lubricants put to the test! Based around patient scenarios, this CET is designed to challenge your current practice protocol for dry eye.

Learning objectives:

  • To obtain a relevant history and information relating to general health, medication, family history, work, lifestyle and personal requirements.
  • To explain the implications of any dry eye physiological signs, providing the relevant information in a clear and understandable way
  • To appreciate which slit lamp examinations can be employed to examine the tear film quality and quantity, i.e. TBUT, tear meniscus height, observation of debris and assessment of meibomian glands.
  • To appreciate how to use a slit lamp and topographer to assess and record ITBUT, NITBUT, tear meniscus height, lids and lashes assessment and meibography and understands how these findings relate to tear film quantity and quality.
  • To understand how lens design and material properties might affect the interaction between the lens and the ocular surface, and how this might determine lens choice
  • To be able to recognise signs and symptoms of discomfort or dry eye issues that may be affecting their contact lens wear and act accordingly to correct these issues.
  • To be able to recognise and understand how to assess MGD and appreciate the implications that it may have on the tear film and therefore contact lens comfort.Target audience: Optometrist Competencies: Communication, Ocular Examination, Contact Lenses, Ocular Disease

Sarah Long

Professional Affairs Consultant
Johnson & Johnson Vision

Dr Louise Madden MCOptom Dip Tp (IP)

 

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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 Johnson and Johnson Vision.

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8.20pm Lecture/workshop

Lecture: Dry eye management in community practice: A practical guide by Dr Louise Madden MCOptom Dip Tp (IP)

Overview 

This lecture will discuss the diagnosis and management of dry eye disease, encompassing the latest findings from the Tear Film Ocular Society Dry Eye Workshop II report. It will discuss how to differentially diagnose and manage the different types of dry eye disease using appropriate investigative and diagnostic techniques and how to manage these patients in a community setting. It will allow practitioners to expand and update their present knowledge, providing clinical pearls which can be immediately implemented into day-to-day practice. 

Target audience: Optometrist and Therapeutic Optometrist

Optometrist competencies: Ocular Disease, Standards of Practice 

Therapeutic Optometrist competencies: Knowledge, Options, The Healthcare System, Information

Learning objectives:

  • To obtain a relevant history and information relating to general health, medication, family history, work, lifestyle and personal requirements
  • To explain the implications of any dry eye physiological signs, providing the relevant information in a clear and understandable way
  • To appreciate which slit lamp examinations can be employed to examine the tear film quality and quantity, i.e. TBUT, tear meniscus height, observation of debris and assessment of meibomian glands
  • To appreciate how to use a slit lamp and topographer to assess and record ITBUT, NITBUT, tear meniscus height, lids and lashes assessment and meibography and understands how these findings relate to tear film quantity and quality
  • To understand how lens design and material properties might affect the interaction between the lens and the ocular surface, and how this might determine lens choice
  • To be able to recognise signs and symptoms of discomfort or dry eye issues that may be affecting their contact lens wear and act accordingly to correct these issues
  • To be able to recognise and understand how to assess MGD and appreciate the implications that it may have on the tear film and therefore contact lens comfort.

Discussion workshop: Addressing the dry eye in the room! by Sarah Long 

With symptoms of eye dryness now reported by up to 80% of patients, knowing how to diagnose and manage these patients is crucial. In this session, practical demonstrations will review how the tear film and anterior ocular structures can be accurately assessed to determine the severity and type of dry eye. Appropriate management options will then be discussed, with your knowledge of ocular lubricants put to the test! Based around patient scenarios, this CET is designed to challenge your current practice protocol for dry eye.

Learning objectives:

  • To obtain a relevant history and information relating to general health, medication, family history, work, lifestyle and personal requirements.
  • To explain the implications of any dry eye physiological signs, providing the relevant information in a clear and understandable way
  • To appreciate which slit lamp examinations can be employed to examine the tear film quality and quantity, i.e. TBUT, tear meniscus height, observation of debris and assessment of meibomian glands.
  • To appreciate how to use a slit lamp and topographer to assess and record ITBUT, NITBUT, tear meniscus height, lids and lashes assessment and meibography and understands how these findings relate to tear film quantity and quality.
  • To understand how lens design and material properties might affect the interaction between the lens and the ocular surface, and how this might determine lens choice
  • To be able to recognise signs and symptoms of discomfort or dry eye issues that may be affecting their contact lens wear and act accordingly to correct these issues.
  • To be able to recognise and understand how to assess MGD and appreciate the implications that it may have on the tear film and therefore contact lens comfort.Target audience: Optometrist Competencies: Communication, Ocular Examination, Contact Lenses, Ocular Disease

Sarah Long

Professional Affairs Consultant
Johnson & Johnson Vision

Dr Louise Madden MCOptom Dip Tp (IP)

 

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This event is open to UK-based College members. 

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Contact Julie Hawkins on +44(0)20 7766 4343 or email events@college-optometrists.org if you have any queries.

Venue and travel details


Car parking is available onsite in the Gold car park, and is on a first come first serve basis. The hotel cannot guarantee  a car parking space. 

Discounted price for event - tickets can be validated at the hotel's reception.: 
Up to 2hrs £5.00 
Up to 4hrs £10.00 
Up to 6hrs £15.00 
Up to 24hrs £15.00 
 
There is also a public car park a little further away on Empire Way. Vans and mini buses are charged at £15.00 for a full day and cars at £10.00.

By Underground

You may take the following: 

- Jubilee and Metropolitan Lines to Wembley Park Station. Wembley Park Station is 5 minutes walk to the hotel.

- Bakerloo Line to Wembley Central Station. Wembley Central Station is 20 minutes walk from the hotel.

By Overground

You may take the following:

- Chiltern Line and Network Rail to Wembley Stadium Station. Wembley Stadium Station is 5 minutes walk from the hotel.
 

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