To repeat or not repeat? Confident decision making with visual fields - discussion workshop (1)

Date:

7.30pm – 9pm, 9 March 2021 Add to calendar

Interactive CET event CET 3

To repeat or not repeat? Confident decision making with visual fields

This is an interactive discussion workshop using real patient cases where visual field interpretation has been needed to make sound clinical decisions. The cases are typical of patients encountered in primary care optometric practice and include conditions affecting different parts of the visual pathway from cornea to cortex.
Common dilemmas will be discussed including deciding on when to repeat, refer or monitor and when to suspect neurological or other pathology.

At our online session you will join a large group for an introduction and then participate in a small, virtual group to review cases. The introduction session will be conducted by Angela and each small group will be facilitated by an experienced facilitator.

Please note this event has a limited capacity and is only available to qualified members. This session is repeated on Wednesday 24 March. Members do not need to attend both sessions. The workshop has a fee of £20.00.

If you have any queries, please email events@college-optometrists.org

Angela Whitaker MCOptom

Senior Lecturer and Medical Optometrist
Cardiff University and University Hospital of Wales

Target audience: Optometrist
Competencies covered: Ocular disease, Standards of practice and Ocular examination
Learning objectives:
  • To be able to interpret and analyse the results of visual field testing in the context of patients’ overall ocular status and risk profile
  • To be able to recognise when a visual field test result could indicate a neurological condition, and manage appropriately
  • To be able to decide if and when to repeat a visual test, and avoid both over and under-investigating visual field status
With thanks to our events sponsors

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What previous attendees said: 

"Excellent session, well-presented and facilitated, enjoyable discussion"

"Excellent discussions with colleagues regarding accuracy and validity of fields"

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