Free Regional Event Wait list available Wembley

North London regional event in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Vision

This event is fully booked but you can book onto the waiting list.
Hilton London Wembley
Lakeside Way,
Wembley,
HA9 0BU
Domains covered
Communication Clinical practice
CPD
6
Contact lenses OCT Communication Clinical practice London

About the event

This in-person regional event in North London is free of charge, open to College members and will cover your peer review CPD requirement, offering a total of 6 CPD points. Booking is vital as spaces are limited so book now to avoid disappointment. 

Programme:

6pmRegistration & catering
6.45pmWelcome & introductions
7pmSession 1 (half the delegates take part in the peer review and the other half do the discussion workshop)
8pmTea & coffee break
8.20pmSession 2 (delegates swap and take part in the other session)
9.30pmClose

Peer review:

At the peer review, you will be assigned a table with up to 10 other optometrists and participate in a facilitated discussion to review three cases.

  • Each table will have an experienced facilitator who will help guide the discussion.
  • The brand new cases for 2022 are pigmented fundus lesions; patient presenting with reduced vision; and lumps and bumps.

Domains and learning outcomes 

Domain: Communication
(s.2) Able to effectively explain and advise patients presenting with pigmented fundus lesions about their ocular condition.
(s.2 )Able to effectively explain and advise patients presenting with anterior eyelid lesions about their ocular condition.

Domain: Clinical practice
(s.7) Able to investigate and differentially diagnose common pigmented fundus lesions and understand which can be managed in practice and when referral is required.
(s.7) Able to evaluate differential diagnoses appropriately and identify common anterior eyelid lesions resulting in appropriate management of the patients’ presenting signs and symptoms, knowing when referral is required.
(s.7) Able to recognise and manage a patient presenting with signs of an epiretinal membrane and know when referral is required.
(s.7) Able to interpret an OCT image of a patient presenting with macula pathology.

Discussion workshop:

 “Are you fitting comfortably?” run by Johnson & Johnson Vision

Are contact lens comfort and satisfaction the same thing? This interactive discussion workshop will encourage you to consider the various factors influencing a patient’s overall contact lens wearing experience. Through practical demonstrations and discussion, this session will take a detailed look at how clinical signs and patient symptoms can help us adopt a patient-centred approach to contact lens recommendation and management. 

Domains and learning outcomes

Domain: Communication
(s.1) Practitioners will appreciate the importance of a complete investigation of patients’ lifestyle and personal requirements in order to provide personalised recommendations.
(s.2) Practitioners will appreciate how to effectively communicate with patients about contact lens material properties and visual correction in soft contact lenses.

Domain: Clinical practice
(s.5) Practitioners will update their knowledge on soft contact lens material properties and how they can impact patient comfort. 
(s.7) Practitioners will appreciate how to conduct a thorough assessment of the tear film quality and quantity. 

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About the venue

Hilton London Wembley
Lakeside Way, 
Wembley, 
HA9 0BU

Nearest underground station: Wembley Park

Nearest train station: Wembley Stadium

Parking is charged at £10 for up to 4 hours, reduced from the standard £15. 

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 events@college-optometrists.org 

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