Free Online peer review Wait list available

Online peer review 2 November

This event is fully booked but you can book onto the waiting list.
Virtual session
Domains covered
Professionalism Clinical practice
Children CPD Event Professionalism Clinical practice

About the event

This online peer review session is open to College members and will cover your GOC peer review requirement. It is worth three interactive CPD points.

At our online session, you will join a large group for an introduction and then participate in a small, virtual group to review three cases.

The introduction session will be conducted by a lead facilitator and each small group will be led by an experienced facilitator. The cases are Headaches, Duty of Candour, and Paediatric red eye. 

The content of this session is a repeat of sessions which took place on 9 February, 5 May, 3 and 24 August, 13 and 29 September and 6 October. Please be mindful of this as you cannot claim the CPD more than once. 

Learning outcomes

  • Understands the risk factors associated with papilloedema (S5)
  • Able to provide or arrange any further examinations, advice, investigations, treatment or referral if required for a patient presenting with headaches (S6)
  • Able to identify when you need to refer a patient in the interests of the patient’s health and safety, and make appropriate referrals (S6)
  • Able to evaluate differential diagnoses appropriately and identify pathology resulting in appropriate management of the patients’ presenting signs and symptoms (S7)
  • Able to provide effective patient care and treatments based on current good practice (S7)
  • Understands that you should only provide or recommend examinations, treatments, drugs or optical devices if these are clinically justified and in the best interests of the patient (S7)
  • Understands the requirement to be open and honest with your patients when you have identified that things have gone wrong with their treatment or care which has resulted in them suffering harm or distress or where there may be implications for future patient care (S19)
  • Understands that when things go wrong, you should take account of your obligations to reflect and improve your practice to prevent reoccurrence and improve future patient care (S19).ve an understanding of the importance of working with other medical professionals ie HES and establishing clear lines of responsibility in order to provide the best care for a patient

A wonderful way of seeing how optometrists across the country would deal with the kind of patients we saw in the case studies. It’s particularly helpful for newly qualified members like myself.  

Aruba Ahmed MCOptom

This event is open to fully-qualified College members who have pre-booked. We expect there to be a waiting list, so please let us know if you can no longer attend, so a space can be given to somebody else. 

If you have any queries, please email

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